SWAT ROBBED AT HQ

MAO BA? 07/02/2018

Netizens in Cebu voiced shock over news of the theft of a patrol vehicle owned by the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team in Naga City, Cebu. Jerry Kimos wrote, “Pabutangan ug gwardya ang Police Station maayo…

Osmeña to lease patrol cars to help SWAT

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/11/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that he is eyeing to lease patrol cars to help the police, particularly the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, on preventing crimes following the recent series of killings in Metro…

No major contraband found inside Mandaue City Jail

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 10/18/2017

The surprise greyhound operation at the Mandaue City Jail resulted to the confiscation of two cellular phones and other minor contraband early Wednesday morning. The three-hour operation conducted by the Mandaue City police and the city’s Special…

Slain police officer’s cohort nabbed in Barili

Benjie B. Talisic 09/01/2017

    AN alleged cohort of slain police officer Ryan Quiamco was arrested in Barili town on Friday morning. Another suspect eluded arrest. Gerardo Basira, 40, was apprehended during the joint operation of Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB),…

Ombudsman suspends SWAT team members over Iloilo radio station assault

Inquirer.net 08/27/2017

Iloilo City—The Ombudsman has suspended nine members of an elite police team for assaulting a radio station here four years ago. In a nine-page joint resolution, the Ombudsman suspended for three months without pay members of the…

Hotels, inns urged to help prevent crimes

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 08/25/2017

Cebu City police have tapped the owners of hotels and pension houses in Cebu City in preventing illegal drug trades and crimes. In a seminar on Friday, August 25, the Fuente Police Station, Cebu City Special Weapons…

Pajac residents “threatened” by group of men  

08/10/2017

  AT LEAST 20 families from a barangay in Lapu-lapu City complained of harassment and verbal threats by a group of men who are forcing them to move out of their homes. The residents of Barangay Pajac,…

NOT TAKING CHANCES

Rosalie Abatayo 07/28/2017

There is no intel report yet of an impending security threat to the upcoming Cobra IronMan 70.3 race here on August 6, the police said yesterday. That doesn’t mean, however, that they will let their guards down…

Patalinghug Avenue cordoned amid bomb scare

Norman Mendoza 07/04/2017

Traffic was heavy along Maximo Patalinghug Avenue in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City after a SWAT team cordoned the area to verify reports that a bomb was inserted in an old cassette player that was supposedly left in…

Ex-SWAT cop’s arrest shows ‘cleansing of ranks’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2017

LAST Thursday’s arrest of a former SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team member on illegal drug charges should remind law enforcers anew that no one is above the law. “The arrest (of Ronjie Nadorra) means that our…

Death and betrayal

Editorial 04/25/2017

One feels both grief and outrage over the death of PO2 Rey Anthony Nazareno, a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) who got killed during the April 11 encounter between government troops and Abu Sayyaf…

Abandoned bag causes panic in Guadalupe

Benjie Talisic 04/14/2017

An abandoned bag left at the corner of Good Shepherd Road in Banawa, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City caused panic among passers-by mid afternoon on Good Friday. The Cebu City Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team responded to…

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