PDEA to “strictly monitor” illegal drugs in Region 11 jails

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 January) — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 11 will strictly monitor the jail facilities in Davao Region in a bid to clamp down on… »

After jailbreak, BJMP sacks R-10 chief, Valencia warden

VALENCIA CITY (MindaNews / 6 Sept) – The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) relieved its regional director and the city jail warden two days after 21 inmates bolted… »

8 of 21 inmates in Valencia jailbreak back behind bars

BARANGAY PINATILAN, Valencia City (MIndaNews/05 September)–Eight of the 21 inmates (not 22 as reported earlier) who bolted the city jail here Wednesday afternoon are back in prison as of 5… »

Additional dorms planned to decongest Davao prison

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 April) — Five additional dormitories with a total capacity of 2,500 persons will be built at the Davao Prison and Penal Farm (DPPF), formerly the Davao Penal… »

Davao City’s women inmates, jail officers help typhoon survivors

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 December) – Women inmates at the Davao City Jail are showing that prison bars are no obstacle in helping survivors of Typhoon Pablo. Gina Talingting, coordinator of… »

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