VISION

The Tawi-Tawi Provincial Jail is an institution managed by God-centered, professionals and trained personnel to serve as the principal catalyst for rehabilitation/restoration that leads to reformation of the social, physical and spiritual aspects of persons being detained to develop as law abiding citizens for eventual reintegration into the mainstream of society.

MISSION

The Tawi-Tawi Provincial Jail, Office of the Provincial Warden, aims to enhance public safety by providing safekeeping, development and reformation of inmates in preparation for their eventual reintegration into the mainstreams of society upon their release.

GOALS;

Direct supervise and control the administration and operation of Provincial Jail with pronged task of safe keeping of Person Deprive of Liberty (PDL)

CORE VALUES

 Commitment- Act with integrity, honesty, trust and accountability

 Efficiency/competence –refers to the capabilities, knowledge and skills in obtaining the best possible outcome.

 Self-discipline – to treat everyone with respect, self-discipline is the quality of practising self-restrain, being patient and tolerant despite demanding circumstances.

 Teamwork – The combined actions of a group of people working together effectively to achieve a goals and objectives of the organization.

 Respect for human rights- respect human dignity and equality.

Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

Province of Tawi-Tawi

OFFICE OF THE PROVINCIAL WARDEN

Motorpool, Simandagit,Bongao, Tawi-Tawi

PROVINCIAL JAIL CITIZEN’S CHARTER

“Katiwalian supilin, RED TAPE sa Gobyerno PUTULIN

MANDATE

EFFECTIVE JAIL ADMINISTRATION FOR SAFEKEEPING AND REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS

VISION

The Provincial Jail envisions itself as a dynamic institution highly regarded for its humane safekeeping and development of inmates.

MISSION

The Tawi-Tawi Provincial Jail, Office of the Provincial Warden, aims to enhance public safety by providing safekeeping, development and reformation of inmates in preparation for their eventual reintegration into the mainstreams of society upon their release.

CORE VALUES

 Commitment

 Respect for human rights

 Efficiency/competence

 Self-discipline

 Teamwork

CORE COMPETENCES

 Continuous skills enhancement of personnel

 Ability to establish linkages and partnership

 Responsive planning

 Timely decision-making

 Expedient implementation

COMMITMENT OF INMATES

STEPService ProviderPerson In-ChargeDuration of ActivityFeeRequirements
  1Committing Officer will present valid ID and deposit service firearms, if any, with the Gate Officer.(Duty Gater)2 minutesNone 
  2Committing Officer then proceeds to the Desk Officer and presents the documents and the person/s to be committed.Duty Desk Officer5 minutes (depending on the number of persons to be committed)None-Mandatory Commitment Order duly issued by competent court -Necessary 1. Medical Certificate 2. Turn-over Form 3. Information 4. Certificate of Detention
  3Records Officer receives the documents  Search the inmate/s and assign them to their cells.Duty Officer2-5 minutes (depending on the number of persons to be committed)None 
  4The Warden or his representative will sign the Turn-over Form and provide a copy to the Committing Officer.Jail Warden Ladja/ Deputy and Chief of Custodial Force2 minutesNone 
End of transaction

RELEASE OF INMATES

STEPService ProviderPerson In-ChargeDuration of ActivityFeeRequirements
  1Court Officer will present valid ID to the Gate Officer.Duty Gater2 minutesNone 
  2Court Officer proceeds to the Records Office/ Warden to hand over the Release Order.PG1 Ging-Ging Omar1 minuteNoneA. Release Order with Criminal Case Number Appearing in the records of the subject in mate B. Corresponding Information Sheet
  3Records Officer examines the documents as to its authenticity. Examines and reviews the inmate’s records on file for any pending Case. Verify with the issuing court.PG1 Ging-Ging Omar and PG1 Abner Biral5 minutes (depending on the number of inmates to be released)None 
  4If inmate has no other pending case a certificate of discharge is issued to the inmatePG1 Ging-Ging Omar5 minutes (depending on the number of inmates to be released)None 
  5The Desk Officer will put on record the date and Time of release and the inmate is now free to leave the jail premises.Duty Desk Officer of the day.5 minutes (depending on the number of inmates to be released)None 
End of transaction

VISITATION SERVICE

STEPService ProviderPerson In-ChargeDuration of ActivityFeeRequirements
  1Visitor proceeds to the Desk Officer to write their name in the visitors logbookHamid Jalas/ PG1 Ging-Ging Omar2 minutesNone-Valid Identification card -Community Tax Certificate
  2Proceed to the search area for Frisking, search and other SOP on jail visitation.Duty Gater/ Searcher3 minutes  NoneDeposit the following to the jail property custodian upon issuance of property control tag:, cellphone, sharp and metallic objects, electronic gadgets, firearms, medicines, metal and glass, containers deposited
  3Proceed to the visiting area. 1 minuteNone 
  4Upon termination of Visiting time, proceed to the jail property custodian to retrieve surrendered belongings.Duty Gater/ Searcher1 minutesNone 
  5Proceed to the desk officer to claim Visitor’s ID (assisted by the duty gater/searcher).Desk Officer/ Gater/Searcher2 minutesNone 
End of transaction

CHECKLIST FOR DESK OFFICERS

1. Make sure that personnel on duty were all accounted for and wear proper uniform during tour of duty.

2. Accounts all inmates; before, during and after assumption of duty.

3. Disseminates all the journals and instructions received from the jail Warden and higher authorities to all concerned individual.

4. Relays instructions received to the incoming Desk Officer.

5. Records daily activities in the journal and logbook including special events, VIP arrivals and unusual occurrences.

6. Informs the Warden/OIC of any violation made by the inmates or any untoward incidents in the facility.

7. Monitors the situation during the tour of duty.

8. Conducts frequent inspection of the jail facility to detect tampering /defects.

 Iron grills

 Padlocks

 Perimeter fence

 Comfort rooms

 Gates

9. Conducts regular roving inspection.

10. Maintains and supervise cleanliness of the jail facility and its surroundings

11. Supervise and maintains orderliness of all activities of inmates

12. Observes utmost courtesy in dealing with visitors and telephone calls

13. Ensures that all jail aides must be inside their cell after performing their assigned task.

14. Maintains security of personnel, visitors and inmates during visiting hours.

15. Prevents the entry of liquor and other contrabands.

16. Checks and accounts inmates to be escorted.

17. Carefully checks the documents of a person to be detained or transferred and ensure that it’s complete.

18. Supervises the conduct of search on newly admitted inmate to prevent entry of contraband.

19. Carefully examines the release paper and identifies properly the inmates to be released.

20. Turn on/off lights on a specific time.

21. Turn on/off electrical supply of the water pump.

22. Accounts and secure the following:

 Firearms and ammunition

 Keys

 Emergency lights

 Metal Detector

23. Report jail population through text to the Regional Office.

24. Properly turn-over all equipment to the incoming Desk Officer.

25. Adheres to the Eleven General Orders.

26. Performs other duties as may be directed by the Warden.