Director of Public Prosecution
Mission Statement and Aims


The Mission of the Office of of the Director of Public Proseutions is to provide expert legal service to the Crown in criminal matters.


The prosecution of alleged criminal offenders

  • Advising the police and other non-police agencies on possible prosecutions.
  • Reviewing prosecutions started by the police to ensure that the correct defendants are prosecuted for the most appropriate charge
  • preparation of cases for court and presenting such cases in the Magistrates' Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and at the Caribbean court of Justice
  • Interfacing with other agencies to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Criminal justice System 

25 Apr 2017
Office of the Attorney General of Barbados

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