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The rise of organized crime is one of the unintended consequences of a drug war. What can the Philippines learn from Latin America?
Police are still investigating the motive behind the shooting of Erlinda Garcia, a native of Aloguinsan town
'Meron talagang grupo d'yan na malapit na, mahuli rin yan, ma-engkwentro rin ng pulis 'yan na mahilig mamaril ng mga pushers or kahit na hindi pushers,' says PNP chief Dela Rosa
Data from the Philippine National Police show the volumes of all index crimes have dropped, except for homicide, from 2016 to 2017
Police say Randy Oavenada used shabu, and drug paraphernalia were also found at the crime scene
'That's a glaring reality,' says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa
The suspect allegedly abused 9 children, including her 8-year-old daughter
The Philippine National Police counts 790 killings from September 16 to October 15
Jayross Brondial just came out of their house to sit outside when he was shot dead in broad daylight
While all crimes drop by 9 8 killings rise by 22 75 during President Rodrigo Duterte s first year in office
As part of the legal system myself an educator in the field of criminal justice I say we are losing and we are losing poorly We carry a heavy burden because the public call for blood is our own doing
UPDATED Has the insanity plea ever worked in a Philippine court?
UPDATED Judge Irineo Pangilinan Jr of the Angeles City court also grants the motion of SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and two other suspects to order the justice department to reinvestigate the case of Jee Ick Joo
The presentation SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and SPO4 Roy Villegas at an Angeles City court is reportedly upon the insistence of a judge
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the justice department is not yet considering Senior Police Officer 3 Ricky Sta Isabel as a possible state witness in the abduction and murder of Jee Ick Joo
UPDATED Bomb scares explosions public officials killed – Rappler compiles a list of the violent incidents that have erupted as of mid December in the Philippines
Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says more supermajority congressmen would be amenable to reimposing the death penalty if only applied to drug related cases
Melvin and Merriam Odicta allegedly among Iloilo s top drug lords are gunned down by unidentified men
3rd UPDATE Police recover high powered firearms a day after Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr surrenders to the PNP
From social media to the streets President Duterte’s first month in office has been bloody
The cop had been AWOL for a year and was included in the city police s watchlist
Bangladesh says the stolen money was illegally transferred online to the Philippines and Sri Lanka
In Quezon City alone 3 in 5 women are sexually harassed at least once in their lifetime as of February 2016 What counts as sexual harassment in the streets and how do you take action?
Should crime and drugs be an election issue based on statistics?
Slain mayor Dario Otaza is accused of establishing and building intelligence networks within NPA territories in Agusan del Sur for AFP counter revolutionary operations
The PNP says the car of the slain wife of a PLDT executive passed through Cabilang Baybay Carmona Cavite at around 2 pm on the day she went missing
Relatives of the 58 victims visit the burial site of the Ampatuan massacre to pay their respects to their loved ones
Senator Grace Poe urges PNP Chief Alan Purisima to defend his own men before the Senate and the people by appearing at the Senate s public hearings
In his affidavit confessed gun for hire Alvin Nidua claims that slain racer Enzo Pastor had threatened to kill businessman Domingo de Guzman
PNP reports surge in crime Hospital arrest for Enrile? PNP ready Aquino: PH to import rice as price hike probe continues
The police detonated the device near the wharf of Sabang a coastal village where tourists take off on boats to visit Puerto Princesa s Underground River
5th UPDATE Nobody is hurt in the shooting incident that caused mild panic in one of the world s biggest shopping malls Initial reports indicate that the group responsible is the Martilyo Gang
Aside from guns and weapons what will uniformed men look out for when stopping you at checkpoints?