Kriminalomsorgens utdanningssenter KRUS – The Correctional Service of Norway Staff Academy

The Staff Academy (KRUS) is the centre of expertise for correctional services in Norway. Their tasks are to provide specialized training for prison and works officers, offer further education and in-service training for the close to 3000 employees of the correctional service, carry out research and provide information on the service.

KRUS has three departments:

  • The Department for Basic Training consists of the Prison College, which offers a two-year basic training programme for all prison officer candidates in Norway, and the Works Officer Training Programme which offers six months of specialized training for works officers;
  • The Research and Development Department contributes to the development, based on knowledge and experience, of correctional services through research, evaluation and instruction;
  • The Administration Department is responsible for joint services such as the hotel for course participants, financial, human resource, office support, computer network, and the web site http://www.krus.no.

Kriminalomsorgens utdanningssenter KRUS

E-mail: i-senteret@krus.no

Web: KRUS

 

Bjørgvin fengsel – Bjørgvin Prison

Bjørgvin prison is located in Bergen on Breistein in Åsane and is a low security prison. The prison accommodates 90 inmates in two departments.

In 2009 a young offenders unit were established in temporary premises outside Bjørgvin prison in Bergen situated within in Region west. Additionally the regional office has close relations to Canada, England and the Nordic countries related to work with young offenders, as well as experience with cooperation with local and regional agencies for health, education and child care.

Bjørgvin fengsel – Bjørgvin Prison

E-mail: postmottak.bjorgvin-jail @ kriminalomsorg.no

Web: Bjørgvin fengsel

 

Bacau Prison from Romania

Bacau penitentiary for minors and youngsters has in custody the following categories of detainees:

  • persons on remand, male and female, youngsters and minors, with trials in the counties Bacau, Neamt, Vaslui, Iasi, Vrancea, Buzau, Botosani and Suceava;
  • convicted persons, male and female, youngsters and minors, from all the executing regimes with trials from counties Bacau, Neamt, Vaslui, Iasi, Vrancea, Buzau, Galati, Botosani and Suceava;
  • convicted persons, male, in open regime.

Bacau Prison for minors and youngsters is the main beneficiary of this financing and will be involved directly in the rehabilitation and appropriate equipment of a part of the detention space and the educational spaces. Moreover, Bacau penitentiary will be involved in developing and implementing the evaluation tool and programs, as deliverables of the project.


Bacau Prison from Romania

E-mail: pbacau@anp.gov.ro

Web: Bacau Prison

 

Tîrgu Ocna Education Centre from Romania

Tîrgu Ocna Education Centre is dedicated to the psychosocial recovery of underage offenders, between the ages of 14-18, who were applied the educational measure of commitment in a rehabilitation center by the court, in material and moral conditions able to ensure the observance of human dignity and protection of the fundamental rights and liberties of the minors. The entire activity of the Education Center is performed according to the provisions of the international documents ratified by Romania.

The education center will be involved in developing and implementing the evaluation tool and programs, as deliverables of the project. Part of the target group of the project is in the custody of Tîrgu Ocna Education Centre. Also, part of the trained prison staff is from this unit.

Tîrgu Ocna Education Centre from Romania

Email: crtgocna@anp.gov.ro

Web: http://anp.gov.ro/web/centrul-de-reeducare-targu-ocna

 

Craiova Detention Centre from Romania

Craiova and Detention Centre apply the deprivation of liberty measures decided by the courts for minors with ages between 14 and 18 years old and youngsters until 21 years old.

Craiova Detention Centre from Romania

Email: pmtcraiova@anp.gov.ro

Web: http://anp.gov.ro/web/penitenciarul-de-minori-si-tineri-craiova

 

Tichilești Detention Centre from Romania

Tichilești Detention Centre operates from 2014 as a detention centre following the entering into force of Law No. 254/2013 regarding the execution of the sentences and custodial measures ordered by judicial bodies during the criminal trial. The centre has a capacity of 278 places and accommodates the following categories of persons:

- pre-trial minors and youngsters and sentenced ones;

- major convicted persons.

Tichilești Detention Centre from Romania

Email: pmttichilesti@anp.gov.ro

Web: http://anp.gov.ro/web/penitenciarul-de-minori-si-tineri-tichilesti