Several times we heard this label as we embody ourselves to the jail service. In the media, citizens, netizens and even our friends, we in the BJMP seem quiet disappointed about this mistaken tag. Well, in my opinion if called that way, I will tell you; “Hey, we are Jail Officers!”
He first entered into the uniform service of the Philippine Army (1973) at the age of 16 as trainee 3rd Class and became a member of the original 19th Infantry Battalion. He was trained in Special Warfare Course and Explosives/Ordnance Course while in the Army. He was assigned for peace campaign missions in the hot bed areas of Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, South and North Cotabato, Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte.