Commissioner of Prisons

Mr. Dennis Pulchan has a distinguished career spanning 36 years of dedicated service to the people of Trinidad and Tobago through the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service.

He is an expert in the field of Prison Security, having trained with various local and international security agencies, including the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).

On Wednesday July 21, 2021. Mr. Pulchan was promoted to the rank of Commissioner Of Prisons and will continue to serve the citizenry and uphold the mandate of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service.

Personality & Academic Qualifications

Mr. Pulchan’s witty personality and no-nonsense attitude have seen him through an arduous journey up the ranks of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service. He values dedication, service and excellence and has brought unique perspectives from his diverse wealth of experience and knowledge, of a wide gamut of Prison related matters.

B.Sc. in Public Sector Management


Associate of Arts Degree in Business Management


Diploma in Management Studies



Gang Investigation

Security Administration and Management

Supervisory Management

Commanders’ Leadership/ Management

Human Resource Management and Mediation Skills