Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga –Personnel of Police Station 1, Angeles City Police Office helped deliver a baby, Wednesdayat around 9:25 in the morning, January 30, after an inmate at the facility unexpectedly went into labor.

            The mother identified as Jessiebel ABAÑO y Masdo, widow, 33 years old, jobless, resident of Brgy San Roque, La Paz, Tarlac and presently under the custody of Police Station 1 for Theft (Salisi) went into labor and was about to give birth. Without wasting any time, SPO4 Evelyn Pineda, WCPD PNCO and PO1 Roosevelt Masiclat, a registered nurse assisted the delivery of the female baby awaiting the arrival of the ambulance.  

            The mother and the baby who were both safe were immediately brought to Rafael Lazatin Memorial Medical Center for further medical attention.

            In a statement, PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS said, “No one expects a baby to be born inside a custodial facility and the actions of our personnel truly showed a team effort in a moment where quick and decisive measures needed to be taken, I am lauding them for this deed which only goes to show that we at the PNP value lives.”