Prisoners available to help clean up city

2010-05-18 00:00

THE Community Correction Office has pledged its support for the “Friends of the City” campaign, offering to have offenders perform their community service by cleaning up the city.

Section head Derek Osbourne said: “Should the above suggestion be considered favourable, this office will engage our supervision officers to take the process further. These officials will exercise responsibility over the workers. All that is required is for designated clean-up areas to be identified and for cleaning equipment to be provided.”

Osbourne said the office has already partnered with PMB Waste Management, a move that has seen inmates cleaning up at weekends.

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