129 Cebu City Jail Female Dorm inmates graduate from ALS

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One hundred twenty nine Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) of the Cebu City Jail Female Dorm graduate from Alternative Learning System (ALS) on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Of the 129 graduates, 49 graduated…

Cebu City Jail personnel mark BJMP day by planting 100 seedlings of trees

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) by planting 100 seedlings in Osmeña Shrine in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City…

Mandaue City donates three more sewing machines to BJMP

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/09/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government turned over three more sewing machines to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology- Mandaue City Jail on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The donation was made as part of the city’s…

Mandaue City Jail gets brand new transport vehicle from city gov’t

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/14/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has turned over a transport vehicle to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology- Mandaue City Jail on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Mayor Jonas Cortes said the vehicle…

Over 1,000 inmates, jail officers in Talisay City receive COVID jabs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Over 1,000 inmates and jail officers in Talisay City Jail received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines. The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) running the city jail’s male dormitory, together…

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…

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