With easing of restrictions, Ligan warns Cebuanos of snatching, other crimes

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is asking Cebuanos to always be vigilant now that most of them are already going outside of their homes due to eased quarantine…

Police to intensify patrolling amid eased restrictions

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Police assigned in quarantine control points (QCP) here are expected to intensify their patrolling within their respective areas of jurisdiction as they observed a more relaxed public these past days.  Police Lieutenant Colonel…

CCPO exec: Community cooperation speeds up crime solution

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said that strong police-community coordination is crucial in solving crime cases in Cebu City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the CCPO, said…

As Cebu tourism reopens, police asks public to follow health protocols

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –As Cebu gets ready to reopen its tourism industry, the police in the province is also gearing up to watch over tourist sites and make sure health protocols will be followed at all times.…

Eleazar: Police visibility is not militarization

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the Joint Task Force COVID Shield, clarifies that his visit in Cebu City is not to enforce militarization. During the rounds of Eleazar in the checkpoint…

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 intensifies police visibility, checkpoints amid kidnapping scares

Rosalie Abatayo 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Intensified police visibility, constant checkpoints and regular patrolling are the solutions of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to the “kidnapping scares” that have been circulating online. Despite their earlier statement that there…

Two new police substations proposed in Talisay City

Doris C. Bongcac 08/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Talisay City will soon have two new police substations. One will be opened in a portion of the Lawaan I barangay hall while the second one will be situated at the old Bulacao…

Cortes unhappy with Mandaue’s helmet ordinance

Doris C. Bongcac 05/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City’s helmet ordinance failed to serve its purpose. Mayor-elect Jonas Cortes said that he plans to have the ordinance repealed when he formally assumes office on June 30, saying that its implementation is…

Police to increase visibility to ensure Cebu’s safety

Rosalie Abatayo 01/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Law enforcement units in Central Visayas will be visiting the southern towns of Oslob and Badian on February 3 to discuss measures that will help ensure the safety of Cebu from any threat of…

New PNP chief wants more beat patrols in streets

Apple Ta-as 07/19/2015

THE top police official of the country is asking policemen to go back to the basics of policing which is to patrol the streets. “Pag may police dun sa kalsada, wala pa siyang ginagawa, nakatindig pa lang,…

3 outposts for Minglanilla to improve police visibility

PR 06/16/2015

The Minglanilla Police received three collapsible outposts from the Visayan Electric Company (Veco) recently. The outposts were turned over by Veco community relations head Eric Ching  to Minglanilla Mayor Elanito Peña, Vice Mayor Robert John Selma and…

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