MCPO to add 2 police stations when class B status gets PNP OK

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will soon have two more police stations after the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) was qualified to be elevated as a class B police office from being a class C. Aside…

Crime wave?

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 08/31/2022

Context is the most difficult thing to provide when a gut issue is being discussed. The Philippine National Police tried. PNP spokesperson Jean Fajardo said thefts have increased by 8.42 percent and robbery by 0.49 percent, but…

Cordova police: Please don’t spread unverified kidnapping stories

Futch Anthony Inso 08/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Police Station is appealing to the public not to spread wrong information and unvalidated reports regarding kidnapping incidents. Police Major Michael Gingoyon, chief of Cordova Police Station, made the appeal after…

Lapu-Lapu vice mayor: Not yet time to allow public not to wear face masks in open spaces

Futch Anthony Inso 06/13/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy said he believed that it was not yet the proper time to no longer require the public from wearing a face mask, even in open spaces…

PNP to deploy 200 cops for Bar exams in Cebu City

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 02/03/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said 200 police officers will be deployed in Cebu City for the first Bar examinations to be held outside Manila. On February 4 and 6, the Cebu City Police…

Avoid indiscriminate firing during New Year —CCPO exec 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen and civilian gun owners here are again reminded to avoid using and firing their firearms to welcome the new year.  Even if muzzle taping is again not implemented among policemen this year,…

Comelec – Cebu ready for COC filing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec – Cebu) is now ready for the filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs). Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano, Provincial Elections Supervisor, said they have already coordinated…

Vega is new PRO-7 director

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega is the new Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director effective September 29, 2021. Police General Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), presided…

Lapu-Lapu City resort under investigation for hosting overcrowded party

Futch Anthony Inso 09/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that he is still waiting for the result of the investigation conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the City Tourism Cultural and Historical Affairs…

2 killed, 3 arrested during marijuana uprooting operation in Toledo City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two suspected marijuana cultivators were killed when they shoot it out with operatives conducting a marijuana uprooting operation in Sitio Kaloctogan, Barangay Pangamihan in Toledo City, around 2 a.m. on Saturday, September 18,…

PDEG-7 intensifies monitoring of drug dens amid the pandemic

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Another law enforcement group in Central Visayas has intensified its monitoring of the rampant operations of drug dens in the region. The Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group in Central Visayas (PDEG-7) also…

‘I stand corrected’: PNP chief backpedals on COA remark

John Eric Mendoza 08/19/2021

  MANILA, Philippines — “I stand corrected.” This was what Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Guillermo Eleazar had to say on Thursday, August 19, 2021, after his remark that the Commission on Audit (COA) should “revert to…

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