A lockdown love story of a jail custodian and jail nurse

Immae Lachica 07/18/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—  A lockdown love story in jail. Junamar Torregue, jail nurse, and Jobert Malabago, jail custodian, both work at the Lapu-Lapu City office of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) where their…

CCPO: Late filing of cases reason for virus contraction in detention cells

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said eight more Persons Under PNP Custody (PUPCs) contracted COVID-19 as of yesterday, February 8, 2021. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, the deputy director for operations of…

Cebu City Jail’s ‘dunol’ resumes on Dec. 29

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuanos with relatives who are detained at the Cebu City Jail will now have a chance to send food and other essentials to their loved ones. Starting this Tuesday, December 29, the Bureau…

Five more PDLs in Cebu City Jail positive for COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Kalunasan has reported that five persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have proven positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the highest number of new cases recorded in the past month. The barangay…

CCPO, BJMP to tackle reports of middlemen-inmates of drug traders in the city

09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Cebu City Police Office will discuss measures with jail officials to address allegations of inmates still “running” the illegal drug trade inside their jail cells or being the contacts…

In Photos: BJMP Mandaue starts urban gardening for therapy, stable food supply

Doris C. Bongcac 09/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Male detainees and personnel of the Mandaue City Jail have ventured into urban gardening to overcome the stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic and augment their food supply. In an advisory, the Bureau…

400 Cebu City Jail inmates recover from COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 400 inmates of the Cebu City Jail have recovered from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of July 17, 2020. In a statement, the Cebu City Public Information Office revealed that…

IN PHOTOS: Police, BJMP, and AFP patrol interior barangays of Talisay City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) conducted a joint patrol in the interior barangays (villages) of Talisay…

All COVID-19 patients in Cebu City Jail Male dorm recover

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients at the Cebu City Jail Male dormitory have recovered. This was announced by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) on their…

BJMP reports 350 recoveries in Cebu jails

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 350 inmates and jail personnel in Cebu afflicted with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have recovered from the illness, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) announced…

14 more inmates among 22 COVID cases in Mandaue

Immae Lachica 06/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has 22 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of Monday evening, June 1, 2020 or on the day that the city is under general community quarantine (GCQ). Fourteen of the…

BJMP adopts Labella’s EO 71 nationwide

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has decided to adopt the executive order (EO) of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to test all incoming and outgoing persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in…

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