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P1.4B state-of –the-art jail to rise in Payatas, QC

Posted on: September 7th, 2018 | No Comments
The largest detention facility of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) will soon rise in Barangay Payatas, Quezon City. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday led by BJMP...

Former BOC Chief Nicanor Faeldon transferred to Pasay City Jail

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – After almost 5 months of detention inside the Senate, former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon is now at the Pasay City Jail. This, after the...

Año formally assumes DILG-OIC post

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Former AFP Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año takes on a new role as the officer-in-charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). “Of...

BJMP reports zero incidents as new year begins

Posted on: January 2nd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) reported on January 1, 2018 that there had been no commotions or any jailbreak attempts as a result of their...

Calabarzon police targets to address jail congestion in 2018

Posted on: December 29th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The number of detainees who died in the prisons of Region 4-A has climbed to 172 this year. The Calabarzon Police said the deaths were due to...

Senate to pass proposed joint resolution on pay hike of uniformed personnel before break in December

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate targets to pass the proposed increase in monthly take-home pay of military and other uniformed personnel before the session breaks in December. Based on the...

SC orders transfer of Maute cases to Taguig RTC

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court (SC) has granted the request of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre that arrested members of Maute-ISIS be tried in a court  in Metro Manila. They...

Philippine jails congested by almost 600% – BJMP

Posted on: July 12th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is currently housing 143,357 inmates. The country’s detention facilities are suffering from a congestion rate of 589%. Pulilan Municipal...

No eviction for Kadamay members: President Duterte

Posted on: April 5th, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte is letting members of the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) keep  the housing units they forcibly occupied in Bulacan. This is to avoid conflict between the militant...

Law modernizing BuCor remains unfunded – BuCor Chief

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The law modernizing the Bureau of Corrections or the Republic Act 10575 enacted in 2013 remains to be fully implemented. In an interview on Get It Straight...