J H Yearsley Wins NZ Corrections
♦ J H Yearsley Wins NZ Corrections – New Zealand’s Department of Corrections has awarded its PHYSEC tender to Wellington-based J H Yearsley.
NZ Dept of Corrections went to tender in March seeking expert physical security advice to help assess current works and selected parts of the department’s facilities through reviewing their current state, undertaking some security risk assessments and submitting accreditation and certification on the department’s behalf.
Headed up by James Yearsley, J H Yearsley offers independent security engineering and physical protection advice for the protection of key and critical infrastructure assets, as well as programme and project delivery for the public and private sectors. ICARAS Consultants is now the trading arm for J H Yearsley Ltd.
There are 18 adult correctional facilities in New Zealand housing a population of around 10,000 with 75 per cent of offenders sentenced to less than 2 years. There are 3 prisons house female offenders, one each in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The remaining 15 house male offenders; with 10 in the North Island and 5 in the South Island. In addition, there are 4 youth correctional facilities.
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