Prison Service moves to upgrade CCTV system

Northward Prison is among three facilities which will have upgraded CCTV systems.

The Prison Service is seeking bidders to supply, install and maintain a digital CCTV system in Cayman’s prisons.

The contract would cover the three facilities managed by Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service: HMP Northward for male prisoners, HMP Fairbanks for female prisoners, and the Enhanced Reintegration Unit for low-risk prisoners, located at the same facility as the Immigration Detention Centre at Fairbanks.

The deadline for proposal submissions is 9 Aug. A final ranking of applicants is expected by the end of August, with anticipated execution of the project in mid-September.

The request seeks systems that are scalable to support up to 300 cameras with 4K, HD archival quality in each location. The request also asks that systems include date and time stamps and are configured to automatically delete recordings after 30 to 60 days.

All cameras should have advanced motion detection and be made accessible for viewing from a single PC workstation.

Applications also should include detailed information regarding data security and provide the capability to store data for at least 60 days.

The selected applicant will be expected to provide on-site training of the system for Prison Service employees.

For more information, visit the Cayman Islands government’s Public Purchasing Portal at

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