Lockdown and Search at Joyceville Institution Assessment Unit

A lockdown has been put in place in the Assessment Unit of Joyceville Institution.

The lockdown was ordered on Saturday afternoon, so staff could conduct an exceptional search.

The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff and inmates.

Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to do so.  

Visits have been suspended until the search is completed.