HM Prison Dumfries

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HMP Dumfries
Location Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Status Operational
Capacity 200 (February 2009)
Managed by Scottish Prison Service
Governor Rhona Hotchkiss

Dumfries Prison services the courts of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The establishment serves as a local community prison that holds adult and under 21 males who are remanded in custody for trial and those convicted but remanded for reports.[1]

Residential Units

There are five main residential halls A, B, C, D and E and a basement B Zero which includes prisoners on observation/separation[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2013-11-10.
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Coordinates: 55°04′06″N 3°37′32″W / 55.0682°N 3.62566°W / 55.0682; -3.62566

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