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Don’t let criminals spoil Valentine’s Day, PNP tells public

Don’t let criminals spoil Valentine’s Day, PNP tells public

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday reminded the public to be wary of the schemes of unscrupulous individuals ahead of Valentine’s Day celebration. PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, said scammers, pickpockets, and armed robbers may take advantage of the occasion as couples are expected to flock to malls, amusement parks, restaurants, and other...

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Treatment of de Lima more than humane: PNP

Treatment of de Lima more than humane: PNP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday reiterated its compliance with human rights protocols in handling the detention of Senator Leila de Lima. Chief Supt. Dennis Siervo, PNP Human Rights Affairs Office (HRAO) head, said based on the results of the inspection of their team, de Lima is satisfied “with the present set-up of the...

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NCRPO chief wants Chinese woman in MRT incident deported

NCRPO chief wants Chinese woman in MRT incident deported

Director Guillermo Eleazar, head of National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), on Sunday said he would recommend that the Chinese woman who assaulted a policeman assigned at the Metro Rail Transit’s (MRT) Boni Avenue station in Mandaluyong City be declared as undesirable alien. The recommendation of Eleazar came after Jiale Zhang, 23, a student residing...

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Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

A farmer tagged as the top most wanted person in the Zamboanga del Sur town of Buug was wounded as he tried to evade a police manhunt, a top police official said Saturday. Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) director, identified the arrested suspect as Dhats Manguda, 39, who is listed...

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PNP Caraga gives aid for the decent burial of NPA fighters

PNP Caraga gives aid for the decent burial of NPA fighters

Police Regional Office (PRO) 13 has extended assistance to the family and relatives of two New People’s Army (NPA) members who were killed in a clash with the government troops in the hinterland of Brgy. Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur. Chief Supt Gilberto Cruz, PRO13 director, personally visited and met the family of Randyl Gallego...

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PNP is on nationwide heightened alert

PNP is on nationwide heightened alert

PNP Chief, Director General Oscar D Albayalde has placed the entire PNP under nationwide Heightened Alert effective midnight of January 27, 2019 in the aftermath of the Jolo Cathedral explosion that left at least 20 churchgoers and security forces dead and 112 others wounded. This developed as the Chief PNP flew to Jolo on Monday...

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PNP backs bill pushing for more female cops

PNP backs bill pushing for more female cops

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday expressed support for the measure seeking to recruit more women into police service. Senior Supt. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesperson, said the traditional troop ceiling for women and other gender restrictions in recruitment and selection has already been rationalized, thus providing equal opportunities in filling up vacant positions. “As...

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SAF 44 gallantry did not go in vain: Magalong

SAF 44 gallantry did not go in vain: Magalong

The gallantry of the 44 fallen members of the Special Action Forces (SAF 44) during an encounter with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters in Mamasapano, Maguindanao four years ago remain etched in the memories of Filipinos. Every year after the Jan. 25, 2015 bloody encounter — one of the most tragic in the history...

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PNP seizes over 1K firearms from 96 security agencies

PNP seizes over 1K firearms from 96 security agencies

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has confiscated a total 1,025 firearms from 96 private security agencies that were ordered to cease operations in 2018 as part of continuing campaign against loose firearms. PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde said the PNP Supervisory Office for Security and Investigative Agencies (SOSIA) of the Civil Security Group has...

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PNP, AFP offer help to find missing UST coed

PNP, AFP offer help to find missing UST coed

Authorities have expressed desire to help the parents of a University of Santo Tomas (UST) student who went missing after a supposed immersion with farmers last December. Philippine National Police (PNP) Director Gen. Oscar Albayalde advised the family to coordinate with police personnel in searching for 18-year-old Rizza Divine Camingawan. “We want to help the...