Posts Tagged BJMP

Hotline 911, now for free; prank callers to face jail time – DILG

Maris Federez   •   August 9, 2019

The public can now make emergency calls to Hotline 911 anywhere in the country for free. Department of the Interior and Local Government spokesperson, Usec. Jonathan Malaya, said anyone can...

Jail congestion rate in NCR at 608% – BJMP Chief

Marje Pelayo   •   April 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is alarmed by the growing number of persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in jail facilities across the National Capital...

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

admin   •   September 7, 2018

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

UNTV News   •   January 31, 2018

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

UNTV News   •   January 9, 2018

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

admin   •   January 2, 2018

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

UNTV News   •   December 29, 2017

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

UNTV News   •   November 30, 2017

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

UNTV News   •   July 19, 2017

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

admin   •   July 12, 2017

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...


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