CPPO says it has enough personnel to man checkpoints

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/11/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, the director of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO), said they are not in need of augmentation from the regional office yet. Soriano said they have enough personnel to…

Don’t abuse ‘no monetary penalty’ policy in face masks, province residents told

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The newly installed Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director urged residents in the province not to abuse the new directives from the governor that scraps monetary penalties for those not wearing face masks.…

24 men arrested for tigbakay in Consolacion

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental —Twenty four men were arrested for illegal gambling after they were caught engaging in “tigbakay” or illegal cockfighting activities in Barangay Nangka, Consolacion town in northern Cebu on Monday, November 2, 2020.  Police…

Capitol, police agree to augment tourist police

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government and the provincial police on Monday, October 26, 2020, agreed to augment police officers in tourist spots in the province if it meant reinforcing health protocols in tourist sites…

New CPPO director’s order: Go back to basics

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The new director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) has one directive to province’s policemen and that would be to go back to their “basics” to be able to become better public…

In 4 days, 97 arrested for tigbakay in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Top police officials in Cebu renewed their warnings to residents, especially elected public officials, who will continue engaging in illegal cockfighting (tigbakay in Cebuano) activities. The directors of the Police Regional Office in…

Brgy officials in Cebu town among 58 arrested over ‘tigbakay’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Cebu province arrested on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at least 58 individuals, including at least two barangay officials, for engaging in illegal cockfighting (tigbakay in Cebu province). The Provincial Intelligence Unit…

Police disperse farmers protest in Aloguinsan

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu province on Monday, July 27 dispersed a group of farmers performing a cultural show as part of their pre-SONA (State of the Nation Address) protests. At least 20 members from…

6 CPPO policemen with COVID-19 asymptomatic, recovering

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The six policemen from various police stations in Cebu province, who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), are now recovering. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, confirmed to…

Visitors in CPPO urged to wear masks, sanitize hands upon entering

By Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The headquarters of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is now equipped with dozens of alcohol bottles, hand sanitizers, and N95 masks. This after its director, Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, ordered for the…

Police to form special investigative group for Ginatilan councilor slay

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/12/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Cebu Province will be forming a Special Investigative Task Group (SITG) to probe the killing of a town councilor in Ginatilan, southern Cebu.  Maria Liza Toledo was gunned down in front of…

CV cops to be rewarded when seen to be ‘working hard’ – Ferro

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “I assure you that they will be properly rewarded – both monetary and awards.” This was the promise of Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas…

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