Medal of Honour for Prison Security
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The Medal of Honour for Prison Security was established by Decree on December 12, 2003. It is awarded to prison personnel for long and meritorious service.
It is awarded under regular circumstances for 14 years of service, or 10 years of service with 2 letters of congratulations. It may be awarded under exceptional title to prison personnel with 5 years of service and a minimum of 4 letters of congratulations, or to those who have incurred an injury during service. It may also be awarded posthumously to those who died as a result of an act of bravery performed while on duty.
The obverse inscription translates to “Medal of Honour of Prison Security, Honour, Devotion, Loyalty,” and the reverse inscription translates to “Burkina Faso, Unity, Progress, Justice.”
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