Kenya Prisons Police have a major aim of containing offenders in human safe conditions in order to administer justice, rehabilitation, social integration, and community protection at large.
Kenya Prisons’ salaries and allowances were recently increased by the government by a higher percentage. Kenya prisons payslips always differ from one person to another based on rank.
Below is a table displaying Kenya Prisons Salary scale per month:
Kenya Prisons Staff Salary Per Month
Constable of prisons Ksh.21,000
Corporal of prisons Ksh.28,700
Sergeant of prisons Ksh.33,908
Commissioner of prisons Ksh.141,000
Kenya Prisons Salary in Kenya
Kenya Prisons Cadets
Recruitment of Kenya Prisons Cadets was announced to the general public and whoever meets the qualifications can apply for the vacant position.
Kenya Prisons Cadets earn a basic salary of Ksh 40,000 exclusive of allowances.
Kenya Prisons Inspector
Are you curious to know how much inspectors of prisons earn in Kenya? Inspectors of prisons earn an average of Ksh.75,000 per month including all allowances such as risk allowances, and commuter allowances, among others.
Kenya Prisoners Salary
Do prisoners get paid in Kenya? Yes, Kenyan prisoners are paid a maximum of sh. 0.20 per day and a minimum of sh.0.10 a day of the work they have done.
The last time inmates’ salary was revised was in 1979. For the best-paid convicts, the imprisoned lot salary was set at Sh0.20 per day.
Prisoners of Kenya get paid depending on their skills and job grades. There are three main job grades for prisoners as shown below with the allocated Kenya prisoner’s salaries:
1. Grade A Prisoners’ Salary
Grade A prisoners earn Sh.0.20 per day. These are prisoners who are skilled and are of exemplary conduct
2. Grade B Prisoners’ Salary
Grade B prisoners earn Sh.0.15 per day. Such prisoners are semi-skilled and of good conduct.
3. Grade C Prisoner’s Salary
Grade C prisoners earn Sh.0.10 cents. These are prisoners who cannot be distinctly categorized in job grade A or B.
Kenya Prisons Promotion
Kenya Prisons Promotion takes place every year and it is done on workers who have stagnated in that position for many years.
Kenya Prisons Uniform
Kenya Prisons Police uniforms were changed to Persian blue shirts/ blouses, Persian blue pairs of trousers, and a beret. This was done with the aim of making them more visible from afar.
Kenya Prisons Ranks
Here is the Kenya Prisons Police rank structure:
1. Constable of prisons-PG.
2. Corporal of prisons-PG.
3. Sergeant of Prisons-PG.
4. Inspector of Prisons-PG.
5. Chief inspector of prisons-PG.
6. Superintendent of prisons-PG.
7. Senior superintendent of prisons-PG.