Posts Tagged Bureau of Corrections

BuCor Chief, four other officers recover from COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 9, 2020

Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag and four other officers have recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a statement, Dr. Henry Fabro, BuCor’s chief of Directorate for...

BOC, BJMP implement updated uniform manual for GCTA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 2, 2020

The Bureau of Corrections (BOC) and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) have started implementing the updated uniform manual for the Republic Act 10592, the Expanded Good Conduct...

BuCor issues release order for Pemberton

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Thursday issued the release order for convicted killer US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton following President Rodrigo Duterte’s grant of...

No special treatment for Pemberton release, BuCor says

Robie de Guzman   •   September 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Tuesday assured that no special treatment will be given to convicted US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton as they prepare...

Transfer of detainees to local jails or BuCor suspended until Sept. 30 – SC

Robie de Guzman   •   September 2, 2020

The Supreme Court’s Office of the Court Administrator announced that it has extended the suspension of issuance of commitment order for the transfer of newly-arrested individuals to local jail units...

SC suspends transfer of convicted inmates to BuCor due to COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   July 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the courts in the country to temporarily suspend the issuance of commitment order for the transfer of convicted inmates from detention...

Probe into deaths of Bilibid high-profile inmates due to COVID-19 sought in Senate

Robie de Guzman   •   July 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday said she has filed a resolution seeking an investigation into the deaths of nine inmates in the New Bilibid Prison after allegedly...

BuCor preps ‘Site Harry’ for COVID-19 response at NBP

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 1, 2020

The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) continues to prepare the New Bilibid Prison’s (NBP) coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quarantine area at Site Harry. On Thursday (April 30), BuCor received medical supplies and...

BuCor reports 2 PDLs from Women’s Correctional succumbed to COVID-19

Marje Pelayo   •   April 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) reported on Tuesday (April 28) that two inmates at the Correctional Institute for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City have died from coronavirus...

2 more inmates at Women’s Correctional contract COVID-19 – BuCor

Robie de Guzman   •   April 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Friday reported that two more persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in the Correctional Institute for Women in Mandaluyong City have tested...

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