PAROLE AND PROBATION
ADMINISTRATION - (PPA)
The PAROLE AND PROBATION ADMINISTRATION - (PPA) is an attached agency
of the Department of Justice which provides a less costly alternative to imprisonment of offenders who are likely to respond
to individualized community based treatment programs.
Under the Probation Law of 1976, PPA is mandated to:
- Promote the correction and rehabilitation
of an offender by providing him with individualized treatment;
- Provide an opportunity for the reformation
of a penitent offender which might be less probable if he were to serve a prison sentence; and
- Prevent the commission of offenses.
The PAROLE AND PROBATION ADMINISTRATION - (PPA)'s mission is to rehabilitate
probationers, parolees and pardonees and promote their development as integral persons by utilizing innovative interventions
and techniques which respect the dignity of and recognize his divine destiny.
A model component of the Philippine Correctional System to 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.