PRO-7 chief: More surprise visits to police stations in Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expect clean police stations in Cebu island as the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) chief plans to conduct more surprise inspections of police stations in the island. Police Brigadier General Ronnie…

PRO-7 chief: No more ‘padrino system’ in PNP recruitment

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office (PRO-7) will adopt the newly launched ‘Faceless, Nameless, Registration system’ for their recruitment process this year. The  system was simultaneously launched on Thursday, May 27, 2021, led by the…

Family of woman, whose body was chopped up, cries for justice

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña and Mary Rose Sagarino 05/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of the late Angelie Lopez Kintanar, whose body parts were cut up and thrown in areas in Cebu and Mandaue cities, are crying for justice and progress on the case that…

PRO-7 chief eyes eight-hour shift for policemen

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An eight-hour shift for policemen on duty is being eyed by newly installed Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO-7) director Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro. Ferro told reporters that one of his…

De Leon to police chiefs: Instill discipline among your men

Rosalie Abatayo 12/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Petty issues like absences and tardiness should no longer have to wait for action from the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). Police Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon, regional director of PRO-7, said…

PRO-7 says ‘no comment’ on Duterte’s Loot ambush pronouncement

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), took the “no comment” route when asked for his reaction on the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte that he…

Police Regional Office to cooperate in Rallos probe

USJ-R Intern 08/01/2018

The Police Regional Office (PRO-7) said it will cooperate with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) in the investigation on the death of the agency’s operations chief, Baby Earl Rallos. “We have compared notes. PDEA will be…

PNP shifts focus to riding-in-tandem

Nestle L. Semilla 10/14/2017

Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) Director Jose Mario Espino ordered his men to intensify operations against riding-in-tandem criminals. Senior Supt. Jonathan Cabal, Regional Intelligence Division (RID-7) chief, said they are now on the lookout for…

Police defy Bohol court order

Nestle L. Semilla 06/12/2017

Instead of heeding the court, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will file petition for certiorari to contest a Bohol Regional Trial Court’s (RTC) order to release two of the suspects in the killing of…

STAY VIGILANT

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/15/2017

Police and military officials on Saturday assured that Cebu is safe but urged the public to remain vigilant in the wake of the firefight that claimed nine lives in Bohol this week as well as several unverified…

Penitent nailed to cross in front of tourists in Tuburan

Norman V. Mendoza 04/15/2017

Tuburan town – Gilbert Bargayo had himself nailed on the cross on Good Friday for the fifth time in Tuburan town and in front of local and foreign tourists. Bargayo’s act impressed foreign tourists, who offered to…

Asean meeting in Bohol to proceed as scheduled

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/12/2017

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit meetings in the resort town of Panglao in Bohol next week will not be cancelled despite the bloody clash between government troopers and the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in…

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