25 PNPA grads join BJMP

THE Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has welcomed the 25 cadets from the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Mandayug Class of 2020.

According to Jail Director Allan Iral, most of the new lieutenants will be deployed to the Visayas and Mindanao.

As he welcomed the new graduates, Iral emphasized to the cadets the value of justice, integrity and service in the jail management profession.

The 25 (cadets) are among the 252 members of the PNPA Mandayug Class who chose BJMP as their base of service.

“I extend the Jail Bureau’s warmest congratulations to all 252 members of the PNPA Mandayug Class of 2020, especially the twenty-five jail cadets, for finally rising above the toughest four years of your lives. It was a battle for your dreams you just won,” Iral said.

Four of the 25 jail bureau-bound cadets landed at the top 10 roster of graduates. They were Cdt. 1C Julius Caezar Tarnate (Top 2), Cdt 1C Jerely Barua (Top 5), Cdt iC Irish Adriane Gumaru (Top 6) and Cdt 1C Enrico Reyes (Top 7).

Tarnate will be receiving the Vice Presidential Kampilan and the Chief, BJMP Kampilan while Gumaru will receive the Journalism Kampilan.

Serrano will receive recognition for being the highest in public safety subjects while Fajardo will be awarded with Best Thesis.

All graduating cadets who belong to the top 10 will receive a Plaque of Merit.

“The BJMP is looking forward to working with you and to seeing how you flex what each of you got to offer for our country. We have high regard for you and for what you can do, especially in this time of a health crisis. So yours shall be trial by fire. But we have not a bit of doubt you would perform very well under this present pandemic’s pressure”, the BJMP chief said.

The 25 new graduates bring to 346 the total of jail officers on active service at the BJMP led by Iral who belongs to the PNPA Sandigan Class of 1994.