OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) is a Public Office and the primary prosecution agency of Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI).
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ODPP | Who we are and what we do...
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) is a Public Office and the primary prosecution agency of Turks and Caicos Islands(TCI). It is headed by a Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) who has the constitutional power and responsibility to prosecute all persons charged with criminal offences against any law and before all Courts in TCI. Under section 97 of the TCI Constitution, the DPP is also a constitutional institution protecting good governance.
An effective and efficient criminal justice system that protects the public, inspires trust and confidence of the people and makes Turks and Caicos Islands a safe, secure and just society.
To deliver an effective, efficient and independent prosecution service that protects good governance, upholds the rule of law and criminal justice and makes the Turks and Caicos Islands, a safe, secure and just society.
As highlighted in the United Nations’ Preamble of the Convention
Our goal is to provide the community with as much knowledge as we can as it relates to the prosecution process, going to court, and statistics. This way it would alleviate the uncertainties that persons may have when appearing in court.