Press Release
BJMP's tactical workout to aid typhoon victims
Friday, January 05, 2018

Over three hundred uniformed personnel and civilian practical shooters trooped the Camp Caringal Firing Range in Quezon City for the first day of Chief BJMP Cup today...
481 BJMP jails welcomes new year with zero incident
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology welcomes the new year with zero incident. No jailbreaks, commotions or even escape attempts were recorded...
BJMP chief to personnel: "Let us welcome the 2018 with zero incicent"
Saturday December 30, 2017

Jail Director Deogracias C Tapayan inspected Manila and Valenzuela City Jail today. The BJMP chief checked the operational readiness of both jails particularly their management plan during influx of visitors and security protocols for the new year...
BJMP inmates, personnel donated relief goods for urduja, Vinta victims
Thursday, December 28, 2017

In the domain of public service, there are multifarious ways in which creative and meaningful programs are able to sustain effective and responsive governance.
New Bataan District Jail to rise in 2018
Friday, December 22, 2017

BJMP Chief Jail Director Deogracias C Tapayan attended the capsule laying ceremony for the proposed construction of new Bataan District Jail in Orani, Bataan today...
BJMP Chief to wardens: ensure airtight security in jails this holiday season
Sunday, December 17, 2017

Ensure that there will be no more escape incidents this holiday season. This is the directive of BJMP Chief Jail Director Deogracias C Tapayan to jail wardens across the country following an escape incident at Quezon City Jail Male Dormitory today...
BJMP recorded 34% reduction on jail congestion rate
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology posted a 34% reduction on jail congestion rate for the month of November compare to 634% in the previous month...
New Cebu City Jail facility to rise soon
Monday, December 11, 2017

Jail Director Deogracias Tapayan led the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Cebu City Jail facility together with Mayor Tomas Osmena in Brgy Kalunasan, Cebu City...
BJMP Chief surprised the inmates of Talisay jail
Sunday, December 10, 2017

Jail Director Deogracias Tapayan conducted a surprise visit at Talisay City Jail today...
BJMP “Share-A-Love” in Zambales
Sunday, December 10, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology kicked-off the Christmas celebration with a joint outreach activity in a cultural minority area at Sitio Mabato, Paite, San Narciso, Zambales today...
BJMP, ICRC confab on jail planning and design starts today
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

A collaborative project of BJMP and the International Committee of the Red Cross to improve jail conditions by working on the designs of facilities according to latest standards starts today...
New jail to rise in Mandaluyong City
Monday, November 06, 2017

Inmates and personnel of Mandaluyong City Jail will soon have a comfortable place to stay and work as the start of construction of the new jail facility was celebrated at a groundbreaking ceremony held at Mandaluyong City Hall Complex this morning...
BJMP Chief: No "ghost" personnel, tighten security during undas
Monday, October 30, 2017

Jail Director Deogracias Tapayan ordered for a 100% attendance of personnel during undas after declaring red alert status in jails.
The orders came during his regular staff conference with BJMP top officials early morning today...
Contrabands crushed
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology destroyed at least 4,476 pieces of contrabands as part of its serious campaign against proliferation of contrabands in district, city and municipal jails across the country...
MMDJ Warden sacked
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Metro Manila District Jail Warden Jail Superintendent Gemelo Taol has been kicked out from his post early morning today following a massive Greyhound Operation wherein a large number of contraband, suspected shabu and drug paraphernalias were confiscated in his facility...
JO1 Trainees dominated arnis tournament
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Jail Officer 1 trainees undergoing training at National Jail Management and Penology Training Institute bagged the overall team championship trophy with 14 golds, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in the recent NCR Cup Larong Pinoy Arnis Tournament in Malabon City which was participated by around 300 arnis competitors.
BJMP holds surprise drug test among its top officials
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Acting Chief,BJMP Jail Chief Superintendent Deogracias C Tapayan ordered a surprise drug test to all regional directors and key officers of the BJMP late afternoon today. The BJMP top brass is attending the Operations Plan and Budget for CY 2018 Writeshop when the surprise drug testing was announced.
ASEC Quinsay to BJMP: "Do what is right for the organization"
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

DILG Assistant Secretary Nestor Quinsay sat down with BJMP top brass during the 3rd Quarter Management Conference of the agency at the National Headquarters in Quezon City today.
Davao City Council commends BJMP for its innovative program, "Education behind bars"
Monday, October 2, 2017

In the domain of public service, there are multifarious ways in which creative and meaningful programs are able to sustain effective and responsive governance.
Acting BJMP Chief to public: We need your help
Monday, September 18, 2017

Newly designated acting BJMP Chief intensifies the promotion of its newest community hotline campaign signature “e-tap mo si Sir Taps” during the BJMP’s flag raising early morning today.
BJMP accords retirement honor to Jail Director Barretto
Monday, September 11, 2017

There is no other greater glory than being able to dedicate one’s whole life to a meritorious and honest public service. Leaders come and go, but the greatness of their deeds and the depth of their influence will never disappear into oblivion.
New Chief BJMP sworn Today
Monday, September 11, 2017

Deputy Chief for Administration Jail Chief Superintendent Deogracias C Tapayan was formally designated as Acting Chief, BJMP effective today, replacing Jail Director Serafin P Barretto Jr.
  The BJMP lawyers @ work: Taking vital strides toward competent jail service
Friday, September 8, 2017

The times are changing and the most rational thing to do is for everyone to adapt to these changes. Thus, as a dynamic institution, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) always sees to it that it is able to respond to the demands and challenges of the times.
Over 2300 volunteers trained in BJMP's anti-drug rehab campaign
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The national government’s war on drugs is not all about the untimely death of individuals involved in illegal drugs. Rather, there are a good number of government programs that support the government’s anti-drug campaign through drug rehabilitation program.
BJMP establishes corporate partnership with hotel chains
Monday, August 14, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in partnership with the Corporate Management of Eurotel, Sogo and Icon Hotels granted a P20,000 worth of cash incentives to J02 Asnawi Toroganan Ampuan..
DICT's Tech4ED launched in Davao jail today
Saturday, July 29, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology envisions to create teams of ICT experts among inmates, in a technology assisted learning platform trainings launched at Davao City Jail Female Dormitory today.
BJMP inmates received livelihood and educational support from Congressional Spouses Foundation
Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. (CSFI) headed by its President Emelita Alvarez turned-over to BJMP the trust fund amounting to Php 500,000 intended for..
BJMP pushes for Solo Parent Act benefits to inmates and their families
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in its effort to continuously uphold inmate’s welfare and development launches an information support program that facilitates..
500 new BJMP officers take oath today
Monday, July 03, 2017

A total of 500 recruits took their oath of office as Jail Officer 1 today in a simultaneous oath taking ceremony held in 18 BJMP regions nationwide during the flag raising rites. ..
Muslim BJMP officer promoted for protecting Christian fellow during Marawi attack
Thursday, June 29, 2017

DILG Officer-in-Charge Catalino S Cuy led the awarding of JO1 Asnawi Toroganan Ampuan of Medalya ng Kagalingan (Medal of Merit) during the 2nd BJMP Management Conference today...
Ms Earth 2017 candidates reach out to Puerto Princesa City Jail inmates
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The beauties, headed by Sed Genecera of Carousel Productions extended hygiene kits to 667 inmates. Each kit composed of shampoo, bath soap, toothbrush, toothpaste and towel were distributed to male and female inmates...
BJMP topnotch cooks compete for 1st Chef Olympics
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jail Director Serafin P Barretto Jr led the best culinary artists in the BJMP to come up with best recipe that can be prepared for inmates. ...
BJMP 9’s pride crowned as Ms BJMP 2017
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Beautiful inside and out – this is what everyone, especially the judges have seen when they adjudged Ms. BJMP-Region IX as the winner in 2017 Search for Ms. BJMP held at the Teatro Marikina today...
BJMP showcased tactical skills in a competition at PNPA
Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Special Tactics and Response (STAR) Teams nationwide compete with each other at PNPA Firing Range in Silang, Cavite today....
1st BJMP Sikaran kicks-off in Marikina
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Following the success of BJMP Martial Arts Group in the 57th National Sikaran Tournament in Legaspi City wherein BJMP was held as the Over-All Champion, the Jail Bureau holds its First SIKARAN Open Invitational Martial Arts Tournament...
BJMP advocates anti-illegal drug campaigns thru dance
Friday, June 23, 2017

Committed to be one of government’s partners in encouraging the public to take an active part in the fight against drug abuse, Jail Director Serafin P Barretto Jr led the “Sayaw Kontra Droga para Iwas Kulungan” Zumba dance ..
BJMP in Pedaling with a Purpose
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Committed to be one of government’s partners in encouraging the public to take an active part in the fight against drug abuse, Jail Director Serafin P Barretto Jr led the “Sayaw Kontra Droga para Iwas Kulungan” Zumba dance ..
BJMP launches Cyber-Burol in Palawan Jail
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Inmates of Bureau of Jail Management and Penology now have the opportunity to view the remains of their departed loved ones as BJMP-Puerto Princesa City Jail launches the 1st Cyber Burol...
BJMP zeroed a 630% congestion rate in Bohol jail
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is all set to open the door of its newly constructed facility at Ubay District Jail in the province of Bohol today...
   
Escapee from Marawi Jail surrendered to BJMP Chief
Monday, June 19, 2017

An escapee from Marawi City Jail surrendered to BJMP Chief Jail Director Serafin P Barretto Jr today...
   
Inmates welfare center at Taguig City Jail opens today
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A new facility for Alternative Learning System and Skills Training opens at Taguig City Jail today. The two-story jail building provides an area for skills training and education to its 1,759 inmates...
   
Freed inmates from Marawi jail surrendered to BJMP Chief
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Four inmates surrendered to jail Director Serafin P Barretto Jr during his visit to distressed personnel from Marawi City over the weekend...
   
BJMP Chief eyeing inmates as financial educators
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology rolled out a national financial literacy program today to educate inmates on financial management...
   
BJMP, MTRCB partnership initiative on inmate’s welfare signed today
Monday, May 15, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology and Movies Television Review and Classification Board signed a...
   
BJMP Intercepted P11M worth of Shabu Stacked into “buko”
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology personnel confiscated last Sunday about a kilo of suspected shabu worth P11 million, loaded inside young coconuts at Dumaguete City Jail...