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P. D. 968

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THE PAROLE AND PROBATION ADMINISTRATION

 

The Probation Administration was created by virtue of Presidential Decree 968, “The Probation Law of 1976”, to administer the probation system. Under Executive Order 292, “The Administrative Code of 1987”, which was promulgated on November 23, 1989, the Probation Administration was renamed “Parole and Probation Administration” and given the added function of supervising prisoners who, after serving part of their sentence in jails are released on parole or are granted pardon with parole conditions.

 

MISSION

 

To rehabilitate probationers, parolees and pardonees and promote their development as integral persons by utilizing innovative interventions and techniques which respect the dignity of man and recognize his divine destiny.

 

VISION

 

A model component of the Philippine Correctional System that shall enhance the quality of life of its clients through multi-disciplinary programs and resources, an efficient organization, and a highly professional and committed workforce in order to promote social justice and development.

 

Mandate

 

The Parole and Probation Administration is mandated to conserve and/or redeem convicted offenders and prisoners who are under the probation or parole system.

 

Goals

 

The Administration’s program sets to achieve the following goals: (a) promote the reformation of criminal offenders and reduce the incidence of recidivism; and (b) provide a cheaper alternative to the institutional confinement of first-time offenders who are likely to respond to individualized, community-based treatment programs.

 

Functions

 

The Agency, through its network of 15 regional and 221 field parole and probation offices performs the following functions:

(a) to administer the parole and probation system; (b) to exercise supervision over parolees, pardonees and probationers; and (c) to promote the correction and rehabilitation of criminal offenders.

 

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