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Home Affairs News

Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

A group of prison officers and inmates undertook a sponsored walk from Jurby Prison to the old Victoria Road prison site in Douglas earlier this month to...
Monday, 30 June 2014

Department pursuing modernisation programme in response to financial challenge

The Department of Home Affairs is continuing to drive forward an ambitious programme of modernisation in response to its budgetary challenge. A reduction in...
Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Minister welcomes further decrease in recorded crime

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has welcomed evidence of another significant decrease in the level of recorded crime in the Isle of Man. Already at a...
Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Public urged to guard against unnecessary 999 call-outs

The Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service is highlighting the risks and cost associated with responding to unwanted false alarms and nuisance calls.
Monday, 14 April 2014

Minister praises flood response

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has praised the work of the emergency services in responding to the impact and aftermath of the recent severe...
Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Minister opposes introduction of e-cigarettes in prison

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has opposed the introduction of electronic cigarettes at the Isle of Man prison because of concerns over health and...
Friday, 1 November 2013

Community Service continues to play key role in justice system

Community service orders continue to play a key role in the criminal justice system in the Isle of Man, as well as making a positive impact on the local environment.
Friday, 1 November 2013

Minister praises effectiveness of Youth Justice Team

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has highlighted the effectiveness of the Youth Justice Team in helping to steer young people away from a life of crime.
Friday, 1 November 2013

Plans submitted for new custody block

The Department of Home Affairs has submitted plans to construct a new custody block at police headquarters in Douglas.  Subject to permission being granted,...
Monday, 23 September 2013

Colin retires from prison service after 39 years

Colin Ring has encountered some of Britain’s most notorious criminals and witnessed many significant changes during a long career in the prison service.  It...
Thursday, 29 August 2013
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