Police, tanods deployed in Guadalupe sitio with rising COVID-19 cases

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police personnel and barangay tanods are being deployed in a sitio in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City that had been put under intensified monitoring due to the rising cases of COVID-19 infections there. Police…

CCPO to train tanods on intervention techniques

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will soon start training the barangay peace and safety officers (BPSO) or barangay tanods with police intervention techniques. Skills that will be useful as the city security…

Labella sends off tanods in new uniform: Help maintain quarantine protocols

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella encourages the barangay tanods to ensure that the quarantine protocols are maintained in their barangays. Labella’s call was made when the city government distributed uniforms and cudgels…

Man caught trying to steal 120 Kilos of sweet corn for frontliners in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 31-year-old man was caught trying to steal 120 kilos of sweet corn meant to be donated to the frontliners in the city. Felix Leciña Rudas was caught by barangay tanods, who responded…

‘Mysterious’ death of six pigs cause scare among village residents in S. Leyte’s St. Bernard

Jani Arnaiz 01/12/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – The “mysterious” death of at least six pigs in a village in St. Bernard town in Southern Leyte has caused a scare among residents in the area. Baltazar Hagimit, a tanod in…

Barangay workers to receive their cash gifts from Capitol starting 1st week of December

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Noche Buena and Media Noche may be more abundant this year for families of barangay workers in Cebu province’s 1,046 barangays. This as cashiers from the Provincial Treasurers Office will set out to…

COSAP puts on hold drug tests in barangays until new admin takes over

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office for the Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) will not be accepting requests from barangays to conduct drug testing of barangay tanods until the new administration takes over. Garry Lao, COSAP…

Cebu City’s tanods urged to continue working despite temporary suspension of honoraria

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap), which handles the distribution of the honoraria for the barangay tanods, said the tanods would continue to work despite the suspension of the release of their…

Tanods to be used to help apprehend street carolers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/22/2018

Several barangay officials in Cebu City expressed willingness to deploy their tanods on the streets to help the police round up street carolers. This developed after Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, who is also the Deputy Mayor…

Osmeña seeks allocation of funds to buy motorcycles for tanods

Delta Derycka Letigio 11/10/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has requested the Cebu City Council to allocate at least P3.5 million to buy motorcycles for tanods and help law enforcers fight criminalities. Councilor Margot Osmeña, Chairman of the committee on…

COSAP head asks city government to provide uniforms for barangay tanods

Morexette Erram 08/10/2018

The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) has requested the city government to provide new uniforms for tanods in all 80 barangays. COSAP director Garry Lao addressed his request to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Osmeña suspends allowance of Ermita tanods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/23/2018

While Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will be providing assistance to the two lone officials running Barangay Ermita, Cebu City, he announced the suspension of allowances of the village tanods. “I will support them. Because I really…

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