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understanding

crs policies and guidelines


Why?
 Risk Exposure
 Standard vs Practice
 Liability vs Responsibility
 Proper Implementation
Why?  Clarity
 Guide
 Effective Services
 Scope of Duties
 Violated Rights
BJMP-CRS-2012-001

Policy on Prohibition of Any


Type of Photo,Video and
Audio Recording Device or
Equipment Inside Jails
 Protection of PDL Rights
Purpose  Prevention of Potential Security
Threats
Gadgets
Prohibited
General Rule
 Films
 Telenovelas/ Soap Opera
 Mini-Series
 Music Video
Scope  Documentaries
 Corporate
Video/Advertisements
 News Coverage
 BJMP-Issued Cameras
 With Court Approval
 On activities that requires
Exceptions documentation
 On events with stated
justifications
BJMP-NHQ SOP NO. 2011-04

Revised Guidelines in the


Conduct of Media Interview
and Press Conference with
Inmates
Media and PDL - initiated
interviews and press
conferences
Applicability
Media shall secure the ffg:

BEFORE (1)Approved Clearance


interview (2) Written Consent of PDL and his lawyer
(3) Court Clearance
Unit CRS-JNOR?
 Prepare the facility or area assigned for interviews
 Adjust scheduled activities
 Inform/ Brief PDL
 Verify the identity of media personalities
BEFORE  Check the pre-interview questions

interview  Check PDL Proper Attire


 Check the gadgets, cameras, video-cams, recorder.
 The PDL shall submit prior to the
PDL-initiated interview, a complete list of specific
interviews issues, concerns or information
presscon intended to disclosed to the MEDIA.
IMPORTANT
 Warden or his authorized representative shall supervise
the whole interview period.
 No Questions related to PDL case shall be asked.
 PDL must be informed of his right NOT TO ANSWER
incriminating questions.
 NO PHONE-PATCH INTERVIEW.
 PDL has all the right to terminate the interview.
Unit CRS-JNOR TASK?
 Documentation
 Interviews shall be made in secured area.
DURING  PDL is not allowed to stay outside his cell
interview during interview.
 Warden or his duly reprentative shall be
present at all times.
Pre-Press  Determined and Agreed Topics or
Conference Issues to be disclosed.
 Media Invitation/Media
Advocacy/Media Advisory.
 If PDL-initiated, PDL or his legal
counsel shall invite media.
General Guidelines
 Secure the facility.

DURING  Warden shall designate a Close-in security for the PDL.

Press  Limit questions as to the agreed topic or issues.


 Ensure that important issues are covered.
Conferences  Moderator. Warden. Duly Representative.
Unit CRS-JNOR TASK?
 Have the unedited copy of interviews/
AFTER press conference from Media.
interview/  Debriefing.
presscon  Submit an After Activity Report, attached
with photos.
BJMP-CRS-2012-09

Policy on Tours inside


BJMP jails
Reiteration of Policy on the
Use of Social Media
February 25, 2014
Memorandum on Posting of
Photos and Videos
on Social Media
March 18, 2018
Reiteration of the Policy on
the Use of Social Media
March 18, 2018