SC declares Cebu City as Justice Zone

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/04/2018

THE Supreme Court has declared Cebu City as a Justice Zone where local justice sectors can convene to discuss the problems hounding the judicial system. The city is the first outside the National Capital Region and the…

BJMP marks 27th anniversary on Friday

Benjie B. Talisic 08/07/2018

A week filled with activities was lined up by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) as they celebrate their 27th year anniversary on Friday this week, August 10, with the theme “Changing Lives, Building A…

77 Talisay Job Order employees, one BJMP personnel test positive

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, John Aroa 06/29/2018

THE Talisay City government will have to let go of 77 job order (JO) employees who were found positive of drug use after a three-day mandatory drug testing conducted by the City Health Office. The city has…

BJMP personnel in Mandaue undergo surprise drug test

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 06/29/2018

At least 15 Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) personnel from the Mandaue City Jail’s female dormitory underwent a surprise drug on Friday morning, June 29. According to Jail Senior Insp. Paulene Bajar said that she…

BJMP admits lapses; jail personnel face possible relief

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc and Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 06/20/2018

MANDAUE CITY JAIL As authorities continue to investigate the killing of alleged drug lord Steve Go inside the Mandaue City Jail, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) admitted that there are lapses…

Inmate shot dead after stabbing four inmates in Cebu City Jail

Benjie Talisic, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Nestle Semilla 05/12/2018

An inmate was shot dead by a jail officer after he stabbed four inmates inside the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory on Saturday dawn (May 12). The inmate who ran amok and stabbed his fellow inmates was…

EX-JAIL OFFICIAL NABBED FOR EXTORTION

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 04/04/2018

Former BJMP psychiatrist, sis-in-law accused of demanding money in favor of favorable exam results She was excited to attend her daughter’s high school graduation. But retired Jail Supt. Priscillana Gilboy would not be able to see her…

Three assailants on the loose after shooting jail inspector

Benjie B. Talisic 03/19/2018

A jail inspector of Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) sustained a gunshot wound on his neck while he was inside his vehicle along R. Duterte Street corner V. Rama Avenue, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City at…

Contraband seized in Mandaue City Jail’s greyhound operation

Norman V. Mendoza 02/16/2018

A joint greyhound operation was conducted by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Mandaue City Jail on Friday morning. Four assorted mobile electronic devices…

BJMP-7 eyes smaller rice portions for Cebu prisoners

Morexette Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 02/10/2018

  Inmates in Cebu may have to face a decrease in their daily ration following the National Food Authority’s (NFA) refusal to sell government-subsidized rice jail facilities due to dwindling stocks. The Bureau of Jail and Management…

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