City jail trains personnel on firing skills for safety

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News.Net/23 January) The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) Malaybalay City Jail conducted a Firing Proficiency Training among 29 of its personnel on January 12 as part of the measures to ensure safety in the jail, and the city in general.

S/INSP. Guy Jason Reyes, city jail warden, said it was held ahead of the start of the gun ban, which started with the beginning of the election period on January 13.

The three-part training, which is also an evaluation of skills, was held at a local firing range.

Those who ranked low in the training will be prioritized for the next training, BJMP personnel Ernesto Dipo said.

Dipo, one of the trainees, said the FPT is part of their work as BJMP personnel.

The training involves familiarizing the use of their firearms so they can make good use of it on duty. He added that being prepared is “top priority” to maintain the peace and order inside the jail and the city as a whole.

“FPT is a good venue for the BJMP personnel to practice shooting and to review gun safety and its rules,” he said.

The city government supported the training’s need for ammunition.  (Special to Bukidnon News by Iyren A. Dalipe/BSU intern)