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BJMP Funtional Organizational Chart

bjmp organization structure


Organizational Profile 

A. The Command Group Offices

Office of the Chief, BJMP (OCBJMP)
The OCBJMP is the office of the highest executive management of the BJMP. It is the highest office of the Jail Bureau where command and direction emanates from. It exercises administrative and operational functions as mandated under RA 6975 and RA 9263 through its Directorate Office and Management Support Units.

Office of the Deputy Chief for Administration (ODCA)
The Office of the Deputy Chief for Administration advises and assists the Chief, BJMP in the formulation and implementation of the plans, programs and policies pertaining to personnel, logistics and comptrollership.

Office of the Deputy Chief for Operation (ODCO)
The Office of the Deputy Chief for Operations advises and assist the Chief, BJMP in the formulation and implementation of the plans, programs and policies pertaining to jail operations;

Office of the Chief Directorial Staff (OCDS)
The Chief of the Directorial Staff ensures the coordination, supervision and direction of all directorial staff office in the performance of their respective office functions.

B. The Directorial Staff Offices

Directorate for Comptrollership (DC)
The Directorate for Comptrollership manages and provides advice to the Chief, BJMP on budgeting, accounting, financial management, internal auditing and fiscal management from planning, execution and monitoring.

Directorate for Personnel and Records Management (DPRM)
The Directorate for Personnel and Records Management (DPRM) is responsible for the management of the personnel of the Bureau; Manpower Procurement and Control; Maintains Personnel Records, Statistics and Reports; Discipline, Law and Order; Morale, Personnel Services and Personnel Placement; the internal organization of the National Headquarters and its administrative functions; and the miscellaneous functions assigned by Chief, BJMP, Deputy Chiefs or TCDS.

Directorate for Operations (DO)
The Directorate for Operations advises and assists the Chief, BJMP on matters relating to the formulation and execution of correctional programs, particularly, on organizations training, operation and planning. Likewise, on security, custody, discipline and control of offenders and effective implementation of rehabilitation programs and services in all jails nationwide.

Directorate for Human Resource Development (DHRD)
The Directorate for Human Resource Development advises the Chief, BJMP on matters pertaining policy formulation and planning direction, coordination, supervision and implementation of all matters pertaining to human resource development, such as, education, training and operational readiness of all BJMP personnel.

Directorate for Logistics (DL)
The Directorate for Logistics is primarily responsible in the direction, supervision and coordination in the formulation of plans and programs, budget, canvass, procurement, administration, inventory, implementation and distribution of logistical requirements of the Bureau.

Directorate for Welfare and Development (DWD)
The Directorate for Welfare Development (formerly known as, the Directorate for Inmates Welfare Development (DIWD) assists the Chief, BJMP in formulation and implementation of doable programs, projects and activities that would enhance humane treatment of inmates towards the direction of a productive and law abiding citizens upon their eventual release to the mainstream of society.

Directorate for Intelligence (DI)
The Directorate for Intelligence assists the Chief, BJMP in attaining intelligence objectives through staff direction, planning, coordination control and supervision of all related intelligence activities through formulation of policies and guidelines on security, intelligence and counter-intelligence matters and provides evaluation and assessment of the overall security activities for the Bureau.

Directorate for Investigation and Prosecution (DIP)
The Directorate for Investigation and Prosecution assists the C, BJMP in the monitoring, investigation and prosecution of erring personnel and other personalities involved in violation of the Revised Penal Code, the BJMP Rules and Regulations; and the Civil Service Commission as the case maybe.

Directorate for Program Development (DPD)
The Directorate for Program Development assists the Chief, BJMP in the formulation and development of plans and programs to achieve the BJMP’s mission and objectives. Conducts research studies and gathers data for planning and programming purposes and prepares position papers and recommends measures for the improvement of management processes in the BJMP. The office is also responsible in coordination with other staff in preparation of Operations Plan and Budget (OPB).

Directorate for Information and Communications Technology Management (DICTM)
The Directorate for Information and Communication Technology Management (DICTM) assist the Chief BJMP in formulation of policies, plans and programs on management of information and communication technology (ICT) systems inter-operability, integration, standardization, acquisition and maintenance, such as, information system applications, ICT infrastructure, information security, communications systems, and ICT human resource acquisition and capacity development.

Directorate for Health Service (DHS)
The Directorate for Health Service (DHS) assist the Chief BJMP in formulation and implementation of policies, plans and programs on health and wellness of PDL, Personnel and their dependents. These includes, medical treatment and management, ancillary and health support services, medical supplies and equipment acquisition, procedures on health screening of applicants, administration of health personnel, capacity building, performance monitoring and evaluation.

C. Management Support Units

Community Relations Service Office (CRSO)
The Community Relations Service Office Conducts jail-community relations programs to promote open relationship among the jail, media men and the community, coordinates and establishes linkages and develop collaborative partnership with government and non-government organizations and encourage community involvement in jail/prison activities through the various forms of media to generate public support for the jail service in particular and the government in general. Likewise, conducts continuous information and education campaign among BJMP personnel on the observance of the customs, traditions and practices of the corrections service as well as keeping them updated on the policies, rules and regulations prescribed by higher authorities.

Supply Accountable Office (SAO)
The Supply Accountable Office (SAO) assists and advises the Director, Director for Logistics on supply and equipment requirements of the BJMP. Plans the functions and operations pertaining to receiving, storekeeping, stock control and supply cataloguing of procured BJMP supplies, materials and equipment (SME). Implement logistical policies on property and supply management, including its physical inventory from national down to regional level.

Finance Service Office (FSO)
The Finance Service Office is responsible in processing of claims presented for payment of pay and allowances, reimbursement or cash advance of travel expenses, purchase orders, work orders and other BJMP obligations to determine compliance with Accounting and Auditors requirements.

Headquarters Support Office (HSO)
The Headquarters Support Office is responsible in providing security of the National Headquarters including personnel and properties, maintain cleanliness, orderliness and sanitation, parking supervision, special events enhancements through the BJMP Band and Combo, and exercises administrative and operational control over headquarters personnel assigned or attached with the National Headquarters.

Chaplaincy Service Office (CSO)
The Chaplaincy Service Office is responsible on spiritual development of BJMP personnel and inmates through conduct of celebrate holy mass, related religious activities, values formation seminars, recollections and retreats, and guidance counseling.

Legal Service Office (LSO)
The Legal Service Office advises the Chief, BJMP on legal matters and renders legal opinion on matters related to the administration and operation of the BJMP. Likewise, it is the office responsible in the conducts hearings pursuant to BJMP Administrative Disciplinary Machinery and prepares decisions / resolutions on administrative cases heard and replies in case of appeal.

Legislative Liaison Service Office (LLSO)
The Legislative Liaison Service Office represents the Chief, BJMP to Security, Justice and Peace (SJP) Cluster of the Legislative Liaison System (LLS) to strengthen coordination and fast-tracking of priority legislative measures to congress. Identify measures and mechanism of proposed measures that may require consultation and collaborations among members of SJP and concerned agencies of the executive or constitutional bodies.

Information and Communications Technology Service Office (ICTSO)
The Information and Communications Technology Service Office (ICTSO) continues to operate as a service office under the direct supervision of the DICTM pursuant to the Department Order Nos.: 2018 – 648 dated July 2, 2018. ICTSO is primarily tasked to provide technical expertise in the development, maintenance and implementation of the Bureau’s information systems and services. 

Jail Service Intelligence Operations Center (JSIOC)
Jail Service Intelligence Operations Center (JSIOC) is renamed from Jail Service National Tactical Operations Center (JSNTOIC) pursuant to Department Order Nos.: 2020 - 078 dated January 28, 2020 directly under the supervision of the Directorate for Operations. This service office is tasked to provide technical expertise in radio and data communications for the operations of the Jail Bureau. This office is responsible in the central integration and monitoring of data and voice communications applications such as, CCTV, dispatch and other security convergence used in Jail Operations.

D. Regional, Provincial, District, City and Municipal Office and Regional Support Units

BJMP Regional Office (BJMPRO)

There are seventeen (17) BJMP Regional Offices nationwide with structure patterned with the BJMP National Headquarters. The BJMP Regional Office is headed by the Regional Director and is supported by the Regional Command Group, Regional Coordinating Staff and Regional Management Support Unit whose function is patterned also with the National Headquarters but in a smaller scale.

Office of the Regional Command Group

• Office of the Regional Director or the Jail Bureau (ORD)
• Assistant Regional Director for Administration of the Jail Bureau (ARDA)
• Assistant Regional Director for Operation of the Jail Bureau (ARDO)
• Regional Chief of Directorial Staff of the Jail Bureau (RCS)

Regional Coordinating Staff Offices

• Regional Personnel and Records Management Division
• Regional Human Resource Development Division
• Regional Logistics Division
• Regional Comptrollership Division
• Regional Operations Division
• Regional Welfare and Development Division
• Regional Intelligence Division
• Regional Investigation and Prosecution Division
• Regional Program Development Division
• Regional Information and Communication Technology Management Division
• Regional Health Service Division

Regional Management Support Unit

• Regional Legal and Hearing Section
• Regional General Service Section
• Regional Accounting Section
• Regional Finance Section
• Regional Supply Accountable Section
• Regional Chaplaincy Section
• Regional Community Relations Section
• Regional Information and Communications Technology Section
• Regional Jail Service Intelligence Operations Center

BJMP Provincial Office (BJMP-PO)

There are eighty (80) BJMP Provincial Offices nationwide supported by two (2) divisions, namely: a.) The Provincial Administrative Division and b.) The Provincial Operations Divisions whose coordinating function is patterned from that of the Assistant Regional Director for Administration and Operation, respectively. Under this Divisions, are the following offices:

Office of Provincial Administrative Division

• Personnel Section
• Budget, Finance and Supply Section

Office of Provincial Operations Division

• Security Management Section
• Welfare Development Section

District, City and Municipal Field Units

There are four hundred sixty seven (467) BJMP jail units nationwide classified as District, City and Municipal Jail whose operational control, management and supervision is under the Regional Director or the Provincial Administrator in either case maybe. The primary function of these units is to provide security/ control and inmates welfare development facility for inmates undergoing trial or those sentenced city prisoners.