HomeUNP Research Journalvol. 18 no. 1 (2009)

Status of Vigan City Jail

Myrelle Faith G. Diza

Discipline: Criminology, Public Administration



This study determined and analyzed the status of Vigan City Jail specifically on the level of adequacy and satisfaction of the personnel and inmates on the rehabilitation programs in Vigan City Jail (VCJ). This study made use of the descriptive survey and ex-post facto method of research. There were 8 Jail Personnel, and 26 inmates who participated in the study. An adopted questionnaire-checklist was used to gather the needed data. The data were analyzed and interpreted by means of weighted means. The null hypothesis was tested by the t-test.


The salient findings revealed that adequacy of rehabilitation programs implemented in the VCJ resulted to moderately adequate level of assessment and the level of satisfaction resulted to dissatisfaction.