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'Hanggang nandiyan si President Duterte, hindi matatapos ang patayan sa Pilipinas,' says opposition senatorial candidate Gary Alejano
Chief Superintendent Joel Napoleon Coronel, who was deputy director for operation in Metro Manila, replaces Chief Superintendent Amador Corpus in Central Luzon
Officials of the barangay, the smallest government unit in the Philippines, are at the forefront of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, which has claimed thousands of lives since mid-2016. Barangay officials have the power to decide on who lives, who survives; whether to submit to orders, to resist or to adapt.
PNP chief Albayalde says government will not yield to the demand as they see kidnapping as a 'terror activity'
The team is organized by the Philippine Public Safety College, which oversees the Philippine National Police Academy
But the Philippine National Police says it will not initiate a criminal investigation into a PNP Academy beating that supposedly happened in 2017, adding that the Philippine Public Safety College should start the probe
National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde catches the policemen sleeping while they were supposed to be on duty during a surprise inspection at the Police Community Precinct 1 of the Anonas Police Station
The 5 deaths in Bulacan equal the number of drug-related killings in the previous five weeks, according to official data
Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa says he 'very much welcomes' the appointment of newly retired Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año to supervise the police
Investigators have yet to determine the motive for the fatal attack on Police Officer 2 Joey Imperial in Sampaloc, Manila
When we give a gun to a person tasked to police and protect us, do we hope or do we worry?
Taxpayers, like you and me, are the ones paying every year for the retirement fund of the military and police, budget chief Benjamin Diokno says
Responding to MovePH s callout social media users share words of encouragement and gratitude for security forces battling terrorists in Marawi City
Government forces foil an Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol But it s hard to cheer when they let a notorious terrorist leader slip through
Muamar Askali better known as Abu Rami and said to be behind the kidnapping of foreign hostages also served as the Abu Sayyaf spokesman
Malacañang assures the public that security forces are in control of the peace and order situation in Central Visayas
5th UPDATE 3 soldiers a cop and at least 5 of the armed men are killed in clashes that started at 5 am on Tuesday April 11
UPDATED Members of the ISIS inspired group are not in the country s capital based on military intelligence
Human Rights Watch's latest report says Duterte's repeated calls to kill alleged drug personalities are 'indicative of a government policy to attack a specific civilian population'
Not known to retreat in battle Mr Duterte has called off the twin campaigns on which he launched his presidency seven months ago – a war on drugs and peace talks
The Communist Party of the Philippines is against equipping the police with long firearms saying it is a US supported tactic against communist rebels
Sa halos limang araw na pag stakeout nakita ko ang malaking bentahe ng mga operatiba sa ngayon kumpara noong dekada 80 at 90
Senator Gordon slams the UN for not hitting the US for its police related killings Is he right?
The rising body count in the Philippines bloody war against drugs has included several police officers killed in the line of duty
Ang mga pulis na ninja ay sinasabing yumayaman dahil sa pagbebenta nila ng mga shabu na nakukumpiska nila sa mga raid
UPDATED Mas lugi pa nga kami kasi naghihintay kaming barilin eh Naghihintay kami na may action kami bago kami gumalaw eh says a precinct commander in Manila
With Duterte encouraging them police have already killed dozens of suspected criminals between his election victory and being sworn into office
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Police insist the 8 drug suspects were killed lawfully with the officers only firing back after being shot at in 3 separate raids
Should crime and drugs be an election issue based on statistics?
The sum is 5 times the current monthly wage of the lowest ranking police officer and more than what the PNP chief earns
The PNP confers retirement honors to outgoing OIC Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina and welcomes new chief Director Ricardo Marquez
Cadet Dennis Yuson is a son of a policeman from Mindanao
The country needs to know what really happened and why – and make those responsible account for the slaughter in Mamasapano
All Filipino designers Neil says of the clothes he will wear during the pageant
DILG Secretary Mar Roxas assures the public that emergency responders – PNP and BFP personnel – will be ready to respond during and after Typhoon Ruby
The Philippine National Police reports a ‘downward trend’ in crime in the capital A hacker collective attacks a media integration platform affecting 80 news sites around the world The Philippines is the newest market for a cheating website
Some 1 100 kilos of shabu have been recovered from the 4 suspects Police say it is the largest haul in the country s campaign against illegal drugs
Police is on a manhunt for 13 others in the pork scam Aquino says Senator Enrile’s age should be considered if he is jailed ISIS says it will take the war to neighboring countries
2nd UPDATE Nine escapees have surrendered or have been recaptured Police and military teams are pursuing the rest who broke from the Valencia City Jail
A Transparency International survey shows 10 to 14 of PH respondents paid bribes but 84 are willing to get involved in anti corruption activities
President Benigno Aquino distributes 22 000 Glock pistols part of efforts to upgrade the equipment of the Philippine police
The DILG will present the arrested gunman on Saturday January 26
The procurement of 59 904 pistols is one of the biggest deal entered into by the Philippine National Police and is expected to eliminate the firearms shortage of 148 000 cops
A consultant of resigned Interior and Local Government Secretary Rico Puno speaks up on the firearms issue
2nd UPDATE In a statement resigned DILG Undersecretary Rico Puno insists he got orders from the President to secure the offices of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo
One person was killed while at least 6 were injured as heavily armed riot police clashed with hundreds of squatters in Parañaque