BJMP National Headquarters continues to have strong partnership with HLAF by signing the renewal of MOA

Written by Ma. Luisa Bautista

BJMP National Headquarters - On January 23, 2018, Chief of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, J/DIR Deogracias C. Tapayan, CESE, signed the renewal of the Memorandum of Agreement with the Humanitarian Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc. (HLAF) wherein the signing was witnessed by BJMP Legal Officer, Atty. Jeza Mae Sarah C. Sanchez, BJMP Paralegal Services Officer, Atty. Dexter Ngipol, BJMP Presidential Staff, Mr. Serg Sanchez, HLAF's Jail Decongestion Program Manager, Atty. Aubree Sadural, and HLAF's Jail Decongestion Officer, Mr. Juanito Vinluan, Jr., LL.B., RSW and HLAF's Paralegal Officer, Mr. Melvin Caymo. 

The signing was followed with a courtesy meeting with BJMP Legal Office highlighting what could be the possible solution on how the offender will be identified as minor, in the absence of biological parents and records such as birth records. Jail Decongestion team also proceeded at BJMP Information desk to request of updated BJMP Directory.