Central Visayas cops told to take cover…against the sun

Emmariel Ares 04/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas cops specially those who are out on the streets are reminded to always protect themselves against the scorching heat. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, PRO-7 spokesperson told policemen to always…

PRO-7 deploys 22K cops for Barangay, SK polls 2023

Emmariel Ares 09/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  More than 22,000 policemen have already been deployed to strategic areas in the region to secure the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections, the PRO-7 said. The Barangay and SK polls will be…

200 cops to secure 502nd Kadaugan sa Mactan

Futch Anthony Inso 04/26/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – At least 200 policemen would be deployed starting at dawn on Thursday, April 27, to secure the different activities of the 502nd “Kadaugan sa Mactan” at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu…

Lapu-Lapu cops already on full alert status for Christmas, New Year celebrations

Futch Anthony Inso 12/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has already placed themselves in full alert status in lieu of the upcoming celebration of Christmas and New Year. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Elmer Lim,…

Some teachers replaced by cops for poll duties in Cotabato City — Comelec

Neil Arwin Mercado 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Some teachers in Cotabato City opted not to serve for poll duties on election day due to confusion and fear for their safety, prompting the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to replace them with trained personnel from…

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…

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