No jail officers, personnel in region linked to drugs — official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were no personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7), who were either found in connivance with detainees in the entry of illegal drugs inside the jail…

Cebu City Jail Warden looks into possible connivance between personnel and PDLs in entry of contrabands

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The new jail warden of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory said they are not discounting the possibility that there is connivance between some of his personnel and the inmates in the entry…

CCPO says more motorcycles needed for faster crime response

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A top official of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said they need logistical support from the local government to help improve crime response. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for administration…

Majority of personnel in Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory now vaccinated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost all personnel of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory have received their COVID-19 jabs. Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva confirmed this, saying that the those who haven’t been vaccinated yet are only those…

CPDRC jail personnel to stay-in to prevent COVID-19 exposure

Rosalie Abatayo 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jail personnel in the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) will already be housed inside the facility to prevent the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from penetrating the prison. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said that…

PRO-7 chief: 6K policemen to be deployed for Fiesta Señor 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 6,000 policemen will be deployed in Metro Cebu to help secure the Fiesta Señor celebration. Police Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, announced in a…

Coffee shop attack: Business establishments’ security personnel urged to coordinate with each other

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Security officers should also coordinate with their counterparts in businesses near or beside them. Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera made this call on Thursday, April 11,  amid the recent attack of a coffee…

173 Mandaue police personnel undergo surprise drug test

Immae Lachica 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Majority of the 200 personnel of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) underwent a surprise drug test on Monday, February 18. Chief Inspector Mercy Villaro, MCPO public information officer, told Cebu Daily New…

Bus operators urged: Check reports of dispatchers harassing passengers

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The bus operators are asked to look into reports about the questionable conduct of some dispatchers, who have reportedly harassed passengers. Joy Tumulak, Cebu South Bus Terminal manager, said during a dialogue with…

CPDRC personnel pass first surprise drug test of the year

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Fifty-eight personnel of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) started the year right as none of them were found positive for illegal drug use after a surprise drug test conducted by…

Almost 700 PNP personnel linked to drugs as of Oct. 2018

Inquirer.net 11/28/2018

Almost 700 personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have either tested positive for illegal drugs or have allegedly been involved in the trade since July 2016, data from the PNP showed. A copy of the data…

Cebu City starts deployment of disaster, emergency personnel

Doris C. Bongcac 11/20/2018

The Cebu City government has started to deploy its disaster and emergency personnel in strategic locations to make sure that help will be readily available for Cebuanos who will be affected by the ill effects of Tropical…

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