Police augmentation for elections in Cebu province to be pulled out

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen who were part of the augmentation efforts to keep the May 2022 elections peaceful in Cebu Province will be pulled out on Friday, May 13, 2022, and be sent back to their…

Elections in Central Visayas ‘generally peaceful’ — PRO-7

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office (PRO-7) have assessed a generally peaceful conduct of elections regionwide. Police Colonel Noel Flores, deputy regional director for operations of the PRO-7, said this adding that there were only…

CPPO keeping an eye on localities with past election-related incidents

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) said that even if there are no towns considered election hotspots in Cebu province, they will still keep an eye on areas with…

CPPO director: P8.9M illegal drugs seized in 1st quarter of 2022

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some P8.9 million worth of illegal drugs was confiscated by the Cebu provincial policemen in the first quarter of the year. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, said that…

Border checkpoints to be reimplemented in Cebu province starting Jan. 17 — police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting January 17, the Cebu provincial cops will reimplement border checkpoints to check if public vehicles follow the 75 percent passenger capacity. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, said…

Police to deploy additional manpower in south Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Additional police officers will be deployed in localities here that bore the brunt of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, director of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO), said they…

CPPO chief: Drug war progress seen in drug haul – from kilos to 50 grams of shabu 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “From kilos of shabu in previous years to 50 to 60 grams of shabu at present.” This was how Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, described the illegal drugs…

Cebu Police Provincial Office performance lauded

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Chief Directorial Staff of the Philippine National Police (PNP) assessed that the policemen from the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) have improved in their service and engagement with the community in sustaining…

CPPO readies deployment plan should cemeteries open in Cebu province

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Provincial police are now preparing for deployment should local government units (LGUs) in the province decide to open their cemeteries for Kalag-Kalag 2021. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director,…

Cebu City police notes increase in arrested drug personalities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen noticed a positive indication in their relentless arrests of drug personalities here  but admitted that the city’s entry and exit points remain a concern in their fight against the illegal…

90% of CPPO personnel already vaccinated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 90% of the 2,232 police personnel in the Cebu Police Provincial Office have already received their COVID-19 vaccines, the province’s top police official said. Of this number, at least 60% already…

14 police stations inaugurated in Central Visayas in 9 months

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In line with the modernization program of the Philippine National Police, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) inaugurated a total of 14 police stations from November 2020 to July 2021. These…

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