Police to probe Camotes party; gov says complaint ‘politically motivated’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local police here are told to investigate if health and quarantine protocols were violated during a beach party that took place in Camotes Island last July 10, and which was attended by several…

Cebu City cop latest COVID-19 death in PNP

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 08/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The latest COVID-19 death in the Philippine National Police (PNP) is a police officer assigned in Cebu City, PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said in a statement issued on Tuesday. The officer was identified…

After pantries, PNP now targets socmed accounts

Krixia Subingsubing 07/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — First they went after volunteers of community pantries. Now they are after the TikTok and Instagram accounts of community organizers. Legal and rights groups on Monday sounded the alarm on another alleged profiling attempt…

PNP to coordinate with LGUs on travel requirements

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 07/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — To avoid further confusion on what tourists are required to bring during their travels across the country, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday directed its officers to coordinate with local government units (LGUs)…

PNP dismisses cop who killed 52-year-old woman in QC

Zacarian Sarao 06/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The “drunk” police officer who killed a 52-year-old lady in Quezon City has been dismissed from service, according to Philippine National Police (PNP) head Gen. Guillermo Eleazar. “Today, I signed the dismissal order of…

IATF’s order for military to strictly enforce its arrival protocols hit

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Provincial Board Member, lawyer John Ismael “Jimbo” Borgonia said there is nothing they can do anymore with the protocols on arriving passengers from abroad after the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) issued…

PNP to start using body cameras

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The use of body cams by our police officers is expected to start this month as the Philippine National Police (PNP) launched the Body-Worn Camera System (BWCS) on Friday morning, June 4, 2021. According to…

PNP chief: Speed up raps, dismissal process vs killer cop

Jeanette Andrade, Krixia Subingsubing 06/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police chief Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday ordered the immediate filing of criminal cases and summary dismissal proceedings against a drunken policeman who had shot dead a 52-year-old woman in Quezon City. In…

PCSO loses P12M per day in Cebu City and Mandaue due to illegal outlets

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager, retired Police Colonel Royina Garma is issuing a challenge to the Philippine National Police (PNP) — clear all unauthorized STL outlets in the cities of Cebu…

HPG to intensify road safety awareness campaign along TransCentral Highway

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a series of road accidents at the TransCentral Highway (TCH), the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) has intensified its campaign on raising awareness on road safety. According to Police Major…

Brgy Bakilid could be drug-cleared this year

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) aim to have a drug-cleared barangay in the city within the year. So on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the City Anti-Drug Abuse…

‘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…

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