Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) personnel have underwent training on signal jamming capabilities to stop inmates from using mobile phones while they are under incarceration.
The staff of the BuCor’s Tactical Operations Division (CTOD) has also undergone training on operations and maintenance of closed-circuit television (CCTV) and other related equipment.
“BuCor aims to equip the Corrections Officers the necessary knowledge and skills for job readiness in their respective Area of Responsibility,” the BuCor said in a statement.
BuCor is an attached agency of the Department of Justice. Under the law, the DOJ has administrative supervision over BuCor.
The BuCor prison facilities are: The Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm in Palawan, San Ramon Prison and Penal Farm in Zamboanga City, Correctional Institution for Women in Mandaluyong City, Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm in Oriental Mindoro, New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa.
The Davao Prison and Penal Farm in Davao del Norte, and Leyte Regional Prison in Southern Leyte.