BJMP8 Jails Declared Drug-Cleared And Drug-Free

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BJMP Regional Office VIII, Palo, Leyte - Pursuant to Resolution Nos. 01-24 Series of 2019 dated 04 January 2019, all 24 BJMP Jail Facilities were declared as Drug-Free and Drug Cleared Jails regionwide attaining the 100% target. The final evaluation was conducted at the BJMP Regional Office VIII, Brgy. Guindapunan, Palo, Leyte spearheaded by DIR. EDGAR T JUBAY, MDM, Acting Regional Director, PDEA, Chairman, Oversight Committee and J/SSUPT FELIXBERTO S JAGORIN JR, DSC, Regional Director of the Jail Bureau. Also, the declaration was witnessed by the Regional Oversight Committee, ARTEMIO B. CANEJA, CESO IV, OIC-Regional Director, DILG, and Vice Chairperson for Oversight Committee, Dr. Ma. Sol A Villones, MD, MPH, Unit Head, NCDU of the DOH Region 8, and other personnel from the said offices.

The following jails were declared as Drug-Free BJMP Jail Facilities:

  1. Naval District Jail
  2. Borongan City District Jail
  3. Dolores District Jail
  4. Guiuan District Jail
  5. Balangiga District Jail
  6. Burauen District Jail
  7. Carigara District Jail
  8. Isabel District Jail
  9. Baybay City Jail
  10. Ormoc City Jail-Male Dorm
  11. Ormoc City Jail-Female Dorm
  12. Tacloban City Jail-Female Dorm
  13. Alangalang Municipal Jail
  14. Palompon Municipal Jail
  15. Catarman District Jail
  16. Laoang Municipal Jail
  17. San Juan District Jail
  18. Sogod District Jail
  19. Maasin City Jail
  20. Calbayog City District Jail
  21. Catbalogan City District Jail
  22. Basey Municipal Jail

The following jails were declared as Drug-Cleared BJMP Jail Facilities:

  1. Tacloban City Jail-Male Dorm
  2. Palo Municipal Jail

A ceremonial signing of the resolution was conducted officially certifying the declaration. This affirms the jail bureaus efforts in attaining a drug-free workplace and its intense fight against illegal drugs.