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List of jails in the Philippines, its location and number of inmates per jail

Requested from DILG by Iane Macasieb at 02:04 AM on Sep 07, 2019.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 07/30/2019
Tracking no: #DILG-761832821958

Iane 02:04 AM, Sep 07, 2019

Hi! I would like to request information regarding the 

1.) List of jails in the Philippine and its location

2.) Number of inmates per jail
September 16, 2019

Dear Iane,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 07, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for List of jails in the Philippines, its location and number of inmates per jail.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology by resubmitting your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal at

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site:

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Hon. Eduardo M. Año, Secretary, DILG-NAPOLCOM Center, Quezon Ave., Quezon City. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Richard Bayron Hermosa
FOI Officer

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