COPs of Cebu warned: Clean police stations or be relieved from your posts

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 50 chiefs of police (COPs) in Cebu province have been warned to clean their police stations in a month’s time or be relieved from their posts. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police…

CCPO reminds cops: Don’t resort to violence

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police officers here were reminded not to resort to violence and use their service firearms unless threats to their lives are present and imminent. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the…

More cops sent to help implement ECQ protocols in Cebu City

Immae Lachica 06/24/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— At least 300 police officers will help in controlling the strict implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Cebu City. This was confirmed by Lieutenant Colonel Ali Baron, Chief Regional Operation and…

16 cops from San Fernando Police station under isolation

Alven Marie Timtim 06/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After having three arrested persons test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), 16 policemen of the San Fernando Police Station in San Fernando town, northern Cebu are now under isolation. Police Captain…

Cebu City cops who tested positive for COVID-19 in good health

Alven Marie Timtim 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 35 policemen under the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are all in good health. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police…

Swarms of desert locusts threaten India’s summer crops

05/27/2020

NEW DELHI — An invasion by swarms of desert locusts has devastated crops in India’s heartland, threatening an already vulnerable region that is struggling with the economic cost of coronavirus lockdown. The situation has been particularly grim…

Group slams ‘selective justice’ for Sinas, ‘mañanita’ cops

Melvin Gascon 05/23/2020

A civil society group has denounced what it called “selective justice” over the special treatment given to Police Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas and other police officers who apparently violated quarantine rules when they celebrated his 55th birthday…

Cops from Waterfront Police Station test negative for COVID-19

Alven Marie Timtim 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—All six policemen from the Waterfront Police Station who underwent swab testing last May 8, 2020, tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Police Staff Sergeant Joel Conan of the Waterfront Police Station said…

Cops seek public’s help in identifying man found dead in Pardo

Alven Marie Timtim 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Pardo Police station is asking the public to help them identify the man who was shot dead along an alley in Sitio San Vicente, Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City around 10 p.m. on Thursday, February…

Breaking: Nine CV cops dismissed 

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nine policemen in Central Visayas have been dismissed due to dishonesty and for leaving their posts unattended. Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas, said he…

No promotion for overweight cops

Alven Marie Timtim 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen who are eyeing to be promoted must take a closer look at their weight first. This after the Cebu City Police Office said it will strictly enforce a new policy issued by…

Cops tell public to ‘chill’ while shopping; woman in throwing incident in mall posts bail

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mabolo Police are encouraging the public to “chill” while shopping this Christmas season especially since people are expected to flock to the malls and marketplaces this month. Police Major Dindo Juanito Alaras,…

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