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…

ICP is more than just cleaning police stations, says chief PNP

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Intensive Cleanliness Policy (ICP) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) is more than just about the cleaning of police stations. In a speech on Monday, July 12, 2021, at the Police Regional Office…

P16M new MCPO headquarters inaugurated

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The newly constructed two-storey Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) building located along A. Soriano Avenue in Barangay Centro was inaugurated on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Police Regional Office 7 (PRO-7) Director Police Brigadier…

Ahong orders PNP to thoroughly investigate killing of Imam

Futch Anthony Inso 05/19/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to conduct a thorough investigation regarding the killing of an Imam at St. Michael, Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday evening,…

PRO-7 to reopen Barangayanihan ‘food pantry’ on May 18

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Barangayanihan “food pantry” of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will open again on May 18. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, PRO-7 chief, said this after the PRO-7 joined on…

Sinas to public: Do not be afraid to report police scalawags

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Debold Sinas urged the public to report wayward elements of the police force saying the organization is serious in cleansing its ranks. Sinas made the statement…

‘Red-tagged’ Karapatan paralegal arrested – rights group

Christia Marie Ramos, Germelina Lacorte - @inquirerdotnet 03/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Rights group Karapatan on Sunday said its paralegal in Caraga was arrested by “suspected elements” of the Philippine National Police (PNP). According to Karapatan, Renalyn Tejero was arrested in Brgy. Lapasan in Cagayan de…

Cop sacked for asking Calbayog court for list of lawyers in ‘communist’ cases

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 03/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday relieved a policeman who allegedly requested the Calbayog City Regional Trial Court (RTC) for a list of lawyers representing alleged members of communist groups. In a statement, PNP officer…

PNP listing lawyers for ‘red terrorists’

Julie M. Aurelio - Reporter / @JMAurelioINQ 03/13/2021

Following a recent attack on a lawyer, a Makabayan lawmaker denounced the Philippine National Police for asking courts to submit the names of lawyers for “personalities” belonging to “communist terrorist groups,” the terms used by security forces…

Solon tells PNP: Focus on cleansing ranks, not ‘PDA couples’

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) should focus on cleansing its ranks instead of running after couples who engage in public display of affection (PDA), a lawmaker said Friday. Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Partylist…

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