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Caloocan police chief sacked over 'unsolved' cases

Mar 26, 2018 - 6:35 PM

(UPDATED) Senior Superintendent Jemar Modequillo is relieved from his post as Caloocan City police chief

SACKED. Senior Superintendent Jemar Modequillo is relieved from his post. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Women in the police force

Mar 10, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Once they’ve managed to break the barrier, the next challenge is to be sent to the field as most policewomen are assigned to do administrative work

Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Sister of drug war victim Carl Arnaiz gets full scholarship from CHED

Feb 16, 2018 - 1:05 PM

CHED officer-in-charge Prospero de Vera III says the grant was given to Camille Anne Arnaiz upon President Rodrigo Duterte's orders

FREE EDUCATION. CHED OIC Popoy De Vera hands over the certificate of educational coverage to Camille Anne Arnaiz on February 9, 2018. Photo from CHED

UP statistician questions survey tagging Caloocan cops as most trusted

Feb 08, 2018 - 7:39 PM

'Medyo malabo 'yung survey at results, maraming questions na kailangan pa sagutin to explain possible errors,' says University of the Philippine statistics professor Peter Cayton

IN DOUBT. UP statistician Peter Cayton questions the procedures of the Napolcom survey naming Caloocan City police as most trusted. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler.com

Court orders arrest of cops, informant in Kian delos Santos slay

Feb 07, 2018 - 7:15 PM

Caloocan City cops and their informant are charged with murder and violation of the Dangerous Drugs Act for planting evidence

CALOOCAN COPS. (Left to right) Police Officer 1 Jeremias Pereda, Police Office 1 Jerwin Cruz, and Police Officer 3 Arnel Oares attend the Senate probe into the killing of Kian delos Santos on August 24, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

DOJ charges cops for killing teens Arnaiz, De Guzman

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:08 AM

Two Caloocan City cops 'planned and committed all the crimes with a common desire to eliminate' Carl Arnaiz and Reynaldo de Guzman, the DOJ says

RESTING PLACE. Kulot de Guzman is buried on September 13, 2017. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Inside the Caloocan City Police Station after the fire

Nov 19, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Here is a look at the Caloocan City Police Station, following a fire that reduced entire offices and thousands of case files into ashes

Case files lost as fire tears through Caloocan City Police Station

Nov 14, 2017 - 1:54 PM

The Caloocan City Police Station is a center of controversy as its own policemen are the suspects in the separate killings of teenagers Kian delos Santos and Carl Arnaiz

CITY POLICE. The Caloocan City Police Station before the fire. Rappler file photo

Duterte confers Order of Lapu-Lapu on model Caloocan cop

Nov 06, 2017 - 9:10 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says PO1 Ronald Anicete is the kind of cop he wants in the police force

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu, Kampilan Medal to PO1 Ronald Anicete on the sidelines of the Joint Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)-Philippine National Police (PNP) Command Conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 6, 2017. Anicete was stabbed by a man who resisted arrest in Caloocan City sometime in September. Also in the photo are PNP Director General Ronald dela Rosa and National Captial Region Police Office Direcor Oscar Albayalde. Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

Dela Rosa to sacked Caloocan cops: 'I am still very proud of you'

Oct 02, 2017 - 4:15 PM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa still believes in the goodness of the former Caloocan City policemen

RETRAINING. 1,157 former cops of Caloocan City on their first day of retraining and reorientation at the NCRPO in Taguig City on October 2, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Dela Rosa accuses media of painting PNP as drug war 'villain'

Oct 02, 2017 - 1:40 PM

'Observe natin dahil 'onting pagkakamali natin, palalakihin 'yan ng media, sigurado 'yan, sigurado,' claims Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa

BIASED? PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says the media has focused too much on civilian victims of the drug war. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Caloocan policemen get tongue-lashing during send-off

Sep 29, 2017 - 4:50 PM

The last batch of Caloocan cops were sent off with an angry sermon from Metro Manila police chief Director Oscar Albayalde

CHASTISED. NCRPO chief Oscar Albayalde scolds the last batch of Caloocan cops set for replacement. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Taxi driver who was 'held up' by Carl Arnaiz shows up in NBI

Sep 20, 2017 - 7:32 PM

Bagcal, who was previously protected by a human rights group, appears in the NBI and says he wants to tell the whole truth about the killing of Arnaiz

Tomas Bagcal has left his former refuge and showed up in the NBI. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Duterte confers Order of Lapu-Lapu on slain Caloocan cop

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:04 AM

The Kalasag Medal is reserved for individuals who lose life or property while supporting an advocacy of President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte posthumously awards the Order of Lapu-Lapu Kalasag Medal to the late PO3 Junior Hilario during the President's wake visit at Neo Vista Subdivision in Bagumbong, North Caloocan on September 18, 2017. Hilario was killed in an anti-illegal drug operation at Barangay Silang in Caloocan City on September 8, 2017. Also in the photo is National Captial Regional Police Office Director Oscar Albayalde. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Aguirre orders probe into use of minor in Caloocan police raid, robbery

Sep 18, 2017 - 7:15 PM

'Such an act is an affront to the dignity of the child as a person. It cannot be tolerated and should be sanctioned to the full extent of our laws,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

The Department of Justice (DOJ) building on Padre Faura in Manila

Double murder complaint vs cops, taxi driver in Carl Arnaiz, Kulot killings

Sep 14, 2017 - 1:47 PM

UPDATED The Public Attorney s Office assist the families of Carl Arnaiz and Reynaldo de Guzman in filing the complaint before the Department of Justice

COMPLAINT FILED. Parents of Carl Angelo Arnaiz take their oath as they file a double murder case against two Caloocan policemen and taxi driver Tomas Bagcal before the Department of Justice on September 14, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Taxi driver claims Arnaiz was robber, but killing seems 'scripted'

Sep 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM

UPDATED Ang nangyari kasi sa police – yung pagkapatay nung prinesent kong hold upper is parang stage play o scripted yung pagkapatay says taxi driver Tomas Bagcal who also says he now fears for his safety

Tomas Bagcal, the driver of the alleged taxi held-up by one Carl Angelo Arnaiz on the early hours of Aug. 18. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

DSWD: Stop killing children

Sep 08, 2017 - 5:10 PM

This culture of impunity should not be tolerated especially now that the targets are children and young Filipinos says Social Welfare Undersecretary Hope Hervilla

STOP THE KILLINGS. Protesters call for justice for Kian delos Santos and all victims of the bloody drug war. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Crime scene where Carl Arnaiz was killed 'staged' – PAO

Sep 08, 2017 - 10:17 AM

PAO Forensic Lab Director Erwin Erfe says there are no bullet marks in the crime scene to prove that a shootout happened No slugs were found either

CRIME SCENE. The forensic team of the Public Attorney's Office believes this crime scene was staged. Photo from the PNP

Caloocan cop, suspect killed in one-time, big-time operation

Sep 08, 2017 - 9:19 AM

Police Officer 3 Junior Hilario and the suspect Jason dela Cruz are killed following a shooting encounter in Caloocan City

COP KILLED. PO3 Junior Hilario died after a shootout with a crime suspect. Rappler file photo

Aguirre orders NBI to find cab driver in Carl Arnaiz case

Sep 07, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation is instructed to piece together facts surrounding the death of 19 year old Carl Arnaiz

Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

PNP leaves Carl Arnaiz, Reynaldo de Guzman probe up to NBI

Sep 07, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Police will only assist the National Bureau of Investigation in gathering evidence says the PNP spokesman

SUPPORT ONLY. PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos talks to the press two days after Reynaldo de Guzman was found in Nueva Ecija. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Caloocan police awarded best in Metro Manila same week Kian, Carl killed

Sep 06, 2017 - 10:57 PM

From being recognized as the best in Metro Manila the Caloocan Police have now become the most controversial Will they be able to turn the situation around?

AWARDED. Caloocan City Police Station is visited by residents. Rappler file photo

Netizens react to 14-year-old boy found dead with 30 stab wounds

Sep 06, 2017 - 8:33 PM

Reynaldo de Guzman is the last seen companion of Carl Arnaiz before the latter was killed on August 18

Carl Arnaiz buried: 'Salamat sa mga naniniwalang inosente siyang tao'

Sep 05, 2017 - 5:03 PM

On the day of the 19 year old s burial the Arnaiz family gets an assurance from Malacañang that there will be an impartial and transparent probe into his death

LAID TO REST. Relatives and friends on September 5, 2017, bury Carl Arnaiz, the 19-year-old former UP student who was killed by Caloocan police. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Malacañang vows thorough probe into Carl Arnaiz death

Sep 05, 2017 - 4:30 PM

The Palace says there is no government effort to whitewash the death of the teenager

Mother and sister of 19-year old Carl Angelo Arnaiz, who was allegedly tortured and killed by Caloocan City policemen, file a case at the Department of Justice, Manila on September 4, 2017. Arnaiz was found inside a morgue in Caloocan after he was gone missing for 10 days. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

PNP autopsy shows Carl Arnaiz had 'difficulty' fighting back

Sep 05, 2017 - 2:08 PM

Five gunshot wounds – 4 in the chest area – were found on the body of slain 19 year old Carl Arnaiz according to police

TOP COP. Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa and other police officers attend the Senate hearing on the death of Kian delos Santos on September 5, 2017. Photo from the Twitter page of Senator Bam Aquino

Aguirre orders probe into teen's death in Caloocan police 'shootout'

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:46 PM

PNP Chief Dela Rosa says Caloocan police should produce the cab driver as their witness

POLICE SHOOTOUT. Carl Arnaiz died in a police shootout after Caloocan cops tried to apprehend him for allegedly robbing a cab driver. Photo from Carl Arnaiz' Facebook page

WATCH: Who is Kian?

Aug 26, 2017 - 11:56 PM

Kian delos Santos is only a name to many Filipinos His friends share how he lived his life with them

PAYING LAST RESPECT. Friends and family continue to seek justice for Kian after he was shot dead on August 16. Photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Last vigil for Kian: 'Nakikiiyak din ang langit'

Aug 26, 2017 - 1:32 AM

From the roof of a neighbor s home white T shirts plastered with a black ribbon and the words Justice For Kian hang to dry They will wear them on Saturday August 26 when they bring Kian to his resting place

Photos by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Kian drug ties confirmed via social media? Netizens slam PNP

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:37 PM

Billions of pesos intelligence fund and you get your intel from social media? a Facebook user reacts

'Nakaluhod tapos nasubsob': How Kian was shot, according to PAO

Aug 22, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Bullet trajectory and entry wounds point to murder says Public Attorney s Office chief Persida Acosta

CRIME SCENE. PAO Chief Persida Acosta visits the area where Kian delos Santos was shot and killed during a police anti-illegal drugs operation at Brgy. 160 in Caloocan City on Aug. 16, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Kin of others killed in police ops march for Kian

Aug 21, 2017 - 11:25 PM

Performer Mae Paner activists also join the protest march in Kian delos Santos neighborhood in Caloocan urging people to protest state sponsored killings

Protesters, neighbors, and friends of Kian Loyd Delos Santos light candles to express their call for justice on the death of the slain kid. Photo by Eloisa Lopez

After Kian delos Santos slay, OFWs urged to 'reflect on Duterte's flaws'

Aug 21, 2017 - 2:20 PM

17 year old Kian delos Santos whose death in the hands of police sparked outrage was the son of an overseas Filipino worker based in Saudi Arabia

CHR conducts own probe into Kian delos Santos' death

Aug 20, 2017 - 5:30 PM

The Commission on Human Rights will also investigate the series of deadly drug raids in parts of Metro Manila and Bulacan

Robredo on Kian's killing: It could happen to our children

Aug 20, 2017 - 4:01 PM

Ilan na ba iyong Kian na dumaan? Ilan pa ba iyong Kian na mangyayari? Kaya tayo naman kapag ganito tingin ko obligasyon natin ipahayag iyong ating pagkamuhi sa ganitong klaseng pangyayari

KIAN'S WAKE. Vice President Leni Robredo speaks with Saldy and Lorenza delos Santos, parents of slain 17-year-old Kian Loyd, on August 20, 2017. Photo from Office of the Vice President

Protests to demand justice for slain student set on August 21

Aug 19, 2017 - 11:31 PM

3rd UPDATE A rally will take place at the People Power Monument while a Walk for Justice will be held for slain student Kian delos Santos in Caloocan City

KIAN IS MY SON. Saldy delos Santos holds up his son's school ID, their only proper photo of their son. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Police chief says all criminals are liars

Mar 15, 2017 - 2:20 PM

The chief of the Northern Police District dismisses murder and criminal complaints filed against his men in an alleged extrajudicial killing

NPD COPS. The family of an alleged EJK victim files a case vs several NPD police before the Ombudsman. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler