Duterte to rogue cops: ‘Bato’ is waiting for you in Bilibid

Inquirer.net 04/19/2018

“BATO” is waiting for you in Bilibid. President Rodrigo Duterte made this stern warning to rogue police officers yesterday during the retirement ceremony for Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa at Camp Crame in Quezon City. Duterte…

Outgoing PNP chief Bato: I have ‘balls’ to face any charges

Inquirer.net 04/18/2018

I have “balls” to face any charges you file against me. This was the message of outgoing Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Dir. Gen. Ronald dela Rosa to his critics planning to file charges against him over…

PNP drive vs illegal drugs will not end – Bato

Inquirer.net 04/16/2018

THE POLICE force’s fight against illegal drugs does not end with the retirement of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa. During his final briefing with the media as PNP’s top cop at…

Bato backs naming politicians with drug links in brgy polls

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/05/2018

REJECT the candidates for the barangay election who have links to illegal drugs. This was the advice of outgoing Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa to the electorate barely a month before…

Bato okays release of drug-related documents to SC

Ador Vincent Mayol 04/05/2018

CEBU CITY–The Philippine National Police (PNP) is willing to submit the necessary documents requested by the Supreme Court (SC) in relation to the government’s war on drugs. But Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, outgoing PNP chief,…

Bato supports naming of drug bets in Barangay election

Ador Vincent Mayol 04/05/2018

CEBU CITY–Wake up. This was the advice of Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, to the electorate barely a month before the Barangay and SK elections. The country’s top police official believed…

Don’t blame villages for failures, Bato told

Nestle L. Semilla 03/13/2018

OPLAN DOUBLE BARREL The Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership should not solely blame the barangays for whatever shortcomings were incurred in the government’s war against illegal drugs, a top anti-drug official in the province said yesterday. “I…

A SUNNY CHRISTMAS

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

It will be a sunny Christmas after all as Vinta, which weakened into a tropical depression, is forecast to exit the Philippines today. State meteorologists lifted storm signal no. 1 in southern Cebu prompting the Philippine Coast…

Drug problem not ‘hopeless’ but ‘a work in progress’ – Bato

Inquirer 12/12/2017

  Cutting the supply chain of illegal drugs from China is “a work in progress,” according to Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). In a media briefing on Tuesday, a…

PRO-7 awaits directive for new year

Nestle L. Semilla 12/05/2017

Will policemen seal the muzzles of their firearms in time for New Year as practiced long before? That remains the big question this year amid various threats to the country’s security. The Police Regional Office in Central…