Sinas named PNP chief

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 16:45:57 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has named National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief MGen. Debold Sinas as the next Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Sinas will take over effective today, November 10, from Gen. Camilo Cascolan, who will retire on the same day. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the President appointed Sinas because of his […]

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DoH endorses complaint vs Pimentel to NBI, police

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:53:09 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH) endorsed the complaint of a private lawyer against Sen. Aquilino Martin “Koko” Pimentel 3rd for allegedly breaching quarantine protocols when he joined his then-pregnant wife at a hospital last March. Rico Paolo Quicho said in a tweet that the DoH has endorsed his complaint against Pimentel for violations of Republic […]

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Major crimes ‘hit all time low’ during quarantine — PNP

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 09:30:06 +0000

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday reported a 57 percent drop in focus or major crimes in the country throughout the quarantine period that started in March. PNP Chief Archie Francisco Gamboa said this was based on a comparative analysis by the Joint Task Force COVID Shield, which reported 5,652 incidents from March 17 […]

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Two nabbed in Cavite drug bust

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2020 11:46:49 +0000

A total of P6.8 million worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) were seized in a buy bust operation in Bacoor, Cavite on Saturday, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) reported. PDEA Region IV-A acting director Melvin Estoque identified the suspects as Jeffrey Garcia Santos, 39, and Alexander Maulha Said, 28. Based on the report, the suspects were […]

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134 Barangay officials face charges over SAP anomalies

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 12:00:52 +0000

A total of 134 barangay (village) officials are now facing criminal charges over irregularities in the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) distribution, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said on Monday. Año said that those barangay officials have been charged before the Prosecutor’s Office of the Department of Justice (DOJ) for SAP anomalies. He added that the said number of barangay executives […]

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DILG orders PNP to set up helpdesks for stranded persons

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 06:45:36 +0000

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has ordered the establishment of help desks in police stations nationwide for locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs). DILG spokesman and Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya on Saturday said that helpdesk could assist those stranded individuals about the inquiry on requirements for them to get […]

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PRRD to new AFP, PNP officers: Be loyal to flag, Constitution

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 15:18:25 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) on Friday urged the newest commissioned officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to be loyal to the country above all else. In his speech during the simultaneous commencement exercises of the Philippine Military Academy’s “Masidlawin” Class and the Philippine National Police Academy’s  “Mandayug” Class […]

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How did these cretins become generals?

Credit to Author: Ramon T. Tulfo| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 17:34:56 +0000

MAKING MGen. Debold Sinas, the Metro Manila police chief, take a leave while he is being investigated will bring back the people’s trust in the Philippine National Police (PNP). There should be no ifs and buts about it: Sinas should be temporarily “neutralized,” to use police parlance. The strong defense of Sinas by PNP chief Gen. Archie Gamboa […]

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PNP takes over PhilSports quarantine facility

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 10:53:52 +0000

The Philippine National Police (PNP) took over the operation of the Philippine Institute of Sports (PhilSports) Arena quarantine center for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients. PNP chief Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa said the facility is the second such facility that would be managed by the PNP Health Service. The quarantine facility has 132 beds. Gamboa […]

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Sen. Binay: Deploy ‘army’ of trackers

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 16:20:19 +0000

As communities transition from an enhanced quarantine to general quarantine, Sen. Maria Lourdes Nancy Binay suggested the formation of an army of “Covid trackers” that would be deployed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. On Saturday, Binay said the emergence of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) had exposed the government’s weaknesses in managing public health, particularly […]

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