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What we do

🤨😴🤒 We keep those sentenced to prison in custody, helping them lead law-abiding and useful lives, both while they are in prison and after they are released.

🤨😴🤒 HMPS is an executive agency, sponsored by the Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service.

🤨😴🤒 Read more about what we do


Our management

Director General, Prisons
Executive Director Public Sector Prisons South
Executive Director Custodial Contracts
Deputy Director, Head of Director General’s Office
Deputy Director Prisons

Contact HMPS

HM Prison Service

102 Petty France

United Kingdom

🤨😴🤒 Email

🤨😴🤒 [email protected]

🤨😴🤒 Main switchboard

0300 047 6325

Prisoner Location Service

Prisoner Location Service
PO Box 2152
B15 1SD
United Kingdom

🤨😴🤒 Email

🤨😴🤒 [email protected]

🤨😴🤒 Fax

0121 626 3474

🤨😴🤒 Use the Prisoner Location Service to find people in prison when you don’t know which prison they are in. You must include:

- your name, or the organisation you represent
- your date of birth
- your address including postcode
- name of the person you want to find
- the reason you want to find them eg. you’re their solicitor, or a family member
- any other names they may have used
- their date of birth

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.

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