Corrections and probation

  • Are you interested in becoming a member of a Community Advisory Board? Under the new Corrections Act, three Community Advisory Boards (CAB) are being established.…
  • The correctional facilities of the Northwest Territories are managed by the Corrections Service and provide safe and secure custody for territorial and federal offenders. There…
  • Get paid to train for a career as a Corrections Officer.
  • The Fort Smith Correction Complex (FSCC), managed by the Corrections Service, is located in Fort Smith and has separate units for adult male and adult…
  • The following is information about how inmate and staff health protection is being handled at NWT Corrections facilities in relation to COVID-19. This information is…
  • The Investigation and Standards Office (ISO) is an independent body of the Department of Justice. Its responsibilities include investigating complaints made by inmates at NWT…
  • The North Slave Correctional Complex (NSCC), managed by the Corrections Service, is located in Yellowknife and is comprised of two separate units - Adult Male…
  • The North Slave Young Offender Unit is part of the North Slave Correctional Complex, managed by the Corrections Service. Located in Yellowknife, they provide custody…
  • Updated: May 12, 2020 2:52 p.m. NWT Covid-19 Update The NWT Covid-19 Update for NWT residents,including Daily Updates, is on the main GNWT site. In…
  • The new Corrections Act focuses less on punishment and more on rehabilitation and community reintegration of offenders. Operational improvements are made including in respect of…
  • Probation services works closely with corrections to ensure that offenders abide by the terms of their release.
  • The South Mackenzie Correctional Centre (SMCC), managed by the Corrections Service, is located in Hay River and provides custody and supervision for adult male offenders.…
  • The Victim Notification Program allows victims to register to receive information about an offender serving a territorial sentence convicted of a crime against them. This…
The Community Justice and Policing Division offers services to victims that can assist you in dealing with the emotional and…
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