Cebu City Police reassures public: Peace and order in the city is still ‘manageable’

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Despite 18 shooting incidents recorded in the month of July, police here said the peace and order situation in the city is “still manageable.” This is what Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy…

Establishments urged to mount CCTV cameras facing outside to deter or capture crime

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the recent shooting incidents, killings, and even robberies in Cebu City, establishment owners are encouraged to put up closed-circuit televisions (CCTV) outside or facing outside their establishments. Councilor Philip Zafra, the City…

Pelare: Peace and order situation in Talisay City is improving

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, chief of the Talisay City Police Station, said they are winning in the fight against illegal drugs. He based his claims on his observation that the crime…

Chan parades strong healthcare services, solid COVID-19 response in SOCA

Futch Anthony Inso 07/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan highlighted the accomplishments of his administration in the last two years during his State of the City Address (SOCA) on Thursday afternoon, July 8, 2021, at Gaisano…

CPPO chief: Cops multitasking to maintain peace, order in Cebu Province 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The peace and order situation in Cebu Province is still manageable despite the lack of manpower of the police due to the pandemic. Police Colonel Alladin Collado, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director,…

Police observe lesser violators in Brgy. Guadalupe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A week after the implementation of a stricter “stay-home Sunday,” police in barangay Guadalupe here noticed a more compliant public. According to Police Major Janelito Marquez, the chief of the Guadalupe police, only…

Fiesta Señor celebration peaceful, orderly – police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With an estimate of only 3, 000 people crowding the Basilica on Sunday, January 17, authorities said this year’s celebration of the feast of the Señor Sto. Niño was very peaceful and orderly.…

Talisay City gets 53 additional police officers 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Talisay City got a boost after 53 police officers were added to augment its police force with its growing number of establishments and residents.  Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said that the additional…

We have enough police force to secure Cebu City – Ligan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police force and augmented personnel from the crisis response battalion of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (POR-7) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are enough to…

PRO-7 director lauds 2nd PMFC personnel for recent accomplishments

Alven Maria A. Timtim 04/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Impressed by the recent accomplishments of the Second Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPP) in Barangay Das Lutopan, Toledo City, no less than the chief of the…

Pelare to Talisaynons: Smile at policemen who are deployed on city streets

Doris C. Bongcac 02/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Uniformed policemen have started roaming the streets of Talisay City. “We are bringing them to the street, below the bridge and everywhere to make you safe,” Police Major Gerard Ace Pelare, chief of…

CCPO launches “Mag-isturya ta” program to tap residents’ help in war against criminality

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will soon be holding meetings and consultations with residents of the city’s different barangays to get their inputs on how the police can effectively address criminality and…

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