Davao City police - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Davao City police


Rookie cop dies of heatstroke after training in Davao City

Jan 18, 2020 - 12:10 PM

Police Regional Office 11 chief Brigadier General Filmore Escobal says Patrolman Angelo Tito and 4 other rookie cops fainted during training. Tito died a day later, while 3 are still in the hospital.

ROOKIE COP. Patrolman Angelo Tito, 24, dies a day after fainting during police training. Photo from the Facebook page of Jeal Angelo Tito

Blast rocks Davao City police office

Apr 20, 2019 - 3:53 PM

(UPDATED) Police say no one was hurt in the 'accidental' explosion

Four inmates die in police jail raid in Davao City

Feb 23, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Reports that certain personnel of the BJMP were in cahoots with some inmates in the illegal drugs trade inside the jail triggered the Oplan Galugad at dawn, says the Davao City police spokesperson

OPLAN GALUGAD. Jail inmates herded outside their cells during early morning raid Saturday at the Davao City Jail in Barangay Ma-a in Davao City. Photo courtesy of DCPO

Metro Manila police chief asks Davao cops to 'LBC' Trillanes arrest warrant

Dec 07, 2018 - 5:42 PM

Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar has also ordered local cops to monitor Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

WARRANTING A DELIVERY. Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar is asking for the warrant to arrest Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to be delivered from Davao through a courier. File photo of Eleazar from Darren Langit/Rappler

Davao City police files child abuse complaint vs Makabayan congressmen

Dec 05, 2018 - 3:48 PM

(UPDATED) Progressive congressmen Antonio Tinio and Ariel Casilao are facing child abuse charges weeks after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio called for their bloc's expulsion from the House

CHILD ABUSER? ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio (center, in white) joins a rally in Davao City on October 23, 2018 – the basis of the child abuse complaint against him. Photo from Makabayan

Rearrested NPA leader faces 11 non-bailable charges

May 29, 2018 - 9:29 PM

Elizalde Cañete once walked out of jail free after posting bail, but not this time, according to authorities

TRANSFERRED. NPA leader Elizalde Cañete is flown to Davao City on Tuesday, May 29, from Bukidnon, where he was rearrested at a hospital earlier this month. Photo by Davao City Police Office

Davao City barangay captain killed in raid

May 13, 2018 - 12:30 PM

(UPDATED) Police say Antonio Guatno, captain of Barangay Pangyan in Davao City, was shot after he aimed a gun at the raiding team

Davao City cops probed for allegedly beating minors

Jan 31, 2018 - 7:14 PM

The 3 unnamed minors are allegedly involved in a riot and of violating curfew hours

Duterte's 'Bato': Who is Ronald dela Rosa?

May 19, 2016 - 7:57 AM

An operations guy Chief Superintendent Ronald Bato dela Rosa incoming president Rodrigo Duterte s choice for top cop brings with him local and field experience

'PRESUMPTIVE' PNP CHIEF. Dela Rosa, incoming president Rodrigo Duterte's pick to head the PNP, entertains calls inside his office in Camp Crame. Bea Cupin/Rappler

Duterte to investigate mauling of photojournalist

Feb 17, 2014 - 11:34 AM

Barry Ohaylan a correspondent for Pinoy Weekly and Kilab Multimedia Group was assaulted while covering a protest action of farmers last Thursday

ACCIDENTAL OR INTENTIONAL? Davao journalist Barry Ohaylan photographed after he was allegedly mauled by police while covering a protest, February 13, 2014. Photo courtesy Kilab Multimedia

‘Bomber casually walked towards the bar’

Dec 15, 2012 - 7:15 PM

Witnesses say the couple walked away without any hint of alarm

DANGER. What it's made of. Photo by Karlos Manlupig