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PIA Press Release
2007/04/11

Capiz probation volunteers organized to enhance probation program

ROXAS CITY (11 April) -- The Parole and Probation Administration (PPA) is organizing Volunteer Probation Aides (VPA) groups nationwide to promote the rehabilitation and development of PPA clients using the holistic approach in volunteer and community resource development.

PPA Capiz head Charlito Bayhon said the program is anchored on the value of volunteerism which was adopted by their agency to generate maximum, effective and efficient citizen participation and community involvement in the overall process of client rehabilitation.

Bayhon said they have started organizing their own local corps of volunteers who are being trained by their office on their role, functions and responsibilities in the rehabilitation process.

He said the organization of VPAs is based on Section 28 of Presidential Decree No. 968, or the Probation Law of 1976, which authorizes the appointment of citizens of good repute and probity to act as probation aides to assist in the supervision of probationers.

Additionally, Executive Order No. 468 revitalizes the VPA program of the agency to heighten and maximize community involvement and participation in the community-based program of probation and parole in the prevention of crime, treatment of offenders, and criminal justice administration.

Probation and parole is part of the country’s justice system that seeks to establish the rule of law and promote peace and order as among the necessary ingredients needed in the government’s efforts to push economic growth.

President Arroyo said the government will sustain its grand agenda of fighting poverty and terror and building peace that has helped bring almost two years of continuous growth to the Philippines on top of a strong campaign for law and order, democracy and human rights. (PIA) [top]

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