DILG, DoJ issue new GCTA rules

September 17, 2019
INTERIOR and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said that the DILG and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have already clarified all the ambiguous provisions of the much talked-about Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law.

National Capital Region wardens drug-free

September 14, 2019
Meanwhile, the BJMP’s Directorate for Health Service (DHS) has stepped up its mental health campaigns through the conduct of an in-service training for psychometricians to better prepare the agency for the growing demand for psychological interventions for recruitment, personnel promotion and for the persons deprived of liberty (PDL).

BJMP finalizes rules on deployment standards

September 12, 2019
Wardens of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), their field operatives and technical service personnel have gathered to finalize the policy on the bureau’s minimum deployment standards (MDS) that will set the procedures on the effective placement of personnel in offices and field units.

Tracker teams to go after freed convicts

September 06, 2019
STARTING September 19, tracker teams will be deployed in several parts of the country to go after heinous crime convicts who were released through the controversial Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA), and the government could seek the help of the Interpol to bring back those who have gone abroad.

Haul them back to jail – DILG chief

September 03, 2019
“Para sa akin, ‘yung nakagawa ng heinous crime at mga drug lords, head ng drug syndicates, yung mga Chinese drug lords, dapat ibalik natin yan. . . nakikita natin na hindi maayos yung pagka-compute ng GCTA credits. Kung nagkamali tayo, dapat i-correct natin yung mali,” Año told reporters in a press briefing at the DILG building in Quezon City.

Ombudsman starts probe on Acosta

August 17, 2019
THE Office of the Ombudsman has started its preliminary investigation and administrative adjudication against Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta and PAO Forensic Laboratory chief Erwin Erfe over corruption allegations in connection with the Dengvaxia vaccine controversy.