Category Archives: PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE

DUTERTE PICKS ELEAZAR AS NEXT PNP CHIEF

President Rodrigo Duterte has chosen  Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar as the next chief of the 221,000-strong Philippine National Police (PNP), Interior Secretary Eduardo Año announced on Wednesday, May 5.

“President Duterte has just approved the appointment of Police Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar as the next chief of the Philippine National Police with the rank of Police Genera, Año said in a statement.

Eleazar will replace Police General Debold Sinas who retires on May 8, 2021.

Chief PNP rare opportunity but comes with challenges

 May 5, 2021

MANILA – Lt. Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar on Wednesday expressed his “sincerest gratitude” to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for choosing him to be the next chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP).This, after Malacañang confirmed on Wednesday that Duterte has… Read More

PNP JOINING AFP, COAST GUARD IN PATROLLING WPS VS. CHINA VESSELS

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is joining the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), in conducting patrols in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) against incursion by Chinese vessels.

PNP chief PGen. Debold Sinas on Tuesday said he has directed the PNP’s Maritime Group to deploy its maritime assets and personnel to help patrol and strengthen security in the WPS, part of the country’s territory that China claims .

“The PNP is always in support of the AFP against all kinds of threats to our country. The one in charge there is the Philippine Navy, but we are always ready to give support to help in protecting our rights and claim to the West Philippine Sea,” Sinas said in a press briefing.

The government has increased maritime and air patrols in WPS after the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), filed diplomatic protests against China over the presence of Chinese vessels in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), particularly in the Julian Felipe Reef (Whitsun Reef).

CARAGA POLICE CITED FOR ANTI-CRIME EFFORTS

PRO-13 nabs over 200 wanted persons in 1 week

 February 9, 2021

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Debold Sinas on Tuesday lauded the Police Regional Office in Caraga Region (PRO-13) for its significant gains in tracking down wanted persons in its anti-crime efforts last week.This came after PRO-13 director Brig. Gen. Romeo M. Caramat Jr…. Read More

Killer-cop a disgrace to police

Will pay for mother-and-son twin murder

 December 23, 2020

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Wednesday labeled Police MSgt. Jonel Nuezca a “cold-blooded murderer” and a “disgrace to the police profession.”In a news release, Año assured the public that Nuezca would face the full force of the law for the double murder of a mother… Read More

Minors in Paniqui shooting get psych support

 December 23, 2020

MANILA – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said it has provided psychological support for the 12-year-old daughter of the police officer who shot dead two civilians in Tarlac on Dec. 20.“The local government unit of Gerona in Tarlac and the DSWD in Central Luzon… Read More

Reds ‘capitalizing, exploiting’ Tarlac incident: group

 December 23, 2020

MANILA – A group of former New People’s Army cadres and members on Wednesday condemned the alleged exploitation of some organizations linked to the Communist Party of the Philippines-NPA-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) on the recent shooting incident involving a police officer in… Read More

Unicef calls for protection of kid involved in Gregorio murders

 December 23, 2020

MANILA – The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) is “deeply concerned” over the welfare of the daughter of the police officer who shot dead a mother and her son on December 20, as her photos have been circulating on social media.The UN agency underscored that children have the right to be… Read More