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'Central Luzon remains a major flashpoint for communist insurgency and in the white area operation,' says Central Luzon police chief Brigadier General Rhodel Sermonia
(UPDATED) Police Colonel Dennis Artil, Police Lieutenant Colonel Richard Bad-Ang, and Police Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Mayam are under investigation for grave misconduct, says PNP chief Lieutenant General Archie Francisco Gamboa
(3rd UPDATE) Police name the principal suspect as Bilibid inmate Sherwin Sanchez, a client of Edgar Mendoza in his law practice
Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa also wants to establish exchange programs between the Philippine and Chinese police
Jason Magno's wife, Vivian, lays the wreath remembering him as the hero cop who used himself as a shield to protect civilians from a grenade blast
The Commission on Audit says former Philippine National Police chief Avelino Razon Jr's participation in the transactions in 2007 was 'not ministerial'
Archie Gamboa is a lawyer, a Davao boy, and a budget man. Can he win back the trust of President Duterte and the public following the 'ninja cops' controversy?
'Let the law take its course,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(UPDATED) Davao cop Archie Francisco Gamboa is the next Philippine National Police chief, President Rodrigo Duterte announces
The Philippine National Police says while it respects the findings of the Department of Justice on the 2013 Pampanga drug recycling case, ex-police chief Oscar Albayalde 'remains innocent until proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt'
Philippine National Police spokesperson Brigadier General Bernard Banac says there is no procurement plan yet for the speed guns
(UPDATED) In a speech before Marine soldiers, President Rodrigo Duterte hits the Philippine National Police, which has not had a chief since early November
Police have also accounted for a person of interest who can help investigators
While we are shocked by the likes of this snatcher-general, let's not forget he has a role model in Rodrigo Duterte
'This is not for the police. This is our way of helping those who are victims of this calamity,' says Philippine National Police officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa
Philippine National Police officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa says cops should 'be ready for deployment to assist in disaster and relief operations'
Brigadier General Nolasco Bathan has a history of getting entangled with controversy. Will he survive this latest one?
Under Philippine National Police rules, 'conduct unbecoming of a police officer' can merit dismissal, suspension from the service, or demotion
The PNP launches an investigation, but stops short of relieving Brigadier General Nolasco Bathan to ensure an impartial probe
House Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate says the PNP's 'use of excessive force' against the devotees turned the Traslacion into 'a police march rather than a show of faith and devotion to the Black Nazarene'
Asked repeatedly about the recording of him instructing another cop to delete Jun Veneracion's video, Brigadier General Nolasco Bathan only says, 'I don't know'
Brigadier General Nolasco Bathan, the chief of the Southern Police District, didn't like it that broadcast journalist Jun Veneracion captured on video how cops dragged a devotee to the ground
'Hindi namin imbento iyong data. Iyong data, galing sa kanila,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, after law enforcement agencies claimed she got her drug war numbers wrong
A Social Weather Stations survey finds that 78% of Filipinos believe there are cops who sell illegal drugs confiscated during operations
16,000 security forces will be deployed along the Traslacion route
The lists will be for the exclusive access of regional and national anti-drug units, as the identified suspects are considered high-profile targets
PNP officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa says they have not monitored any threats in the Philippines so far
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte says he asked Interior Secretary Eduardo Año to 'fix the police'
Making, selling, and using illegal firecrackers come with heavy penalties, and selling any pyrotechnic material to minors is prohibited, the Philippine National Police warns
'These were defensive actions by the NPA units involved in the face of armed attacks and sustained military operations by the AFP and the PNP,' says NDFP negotiating panel chairman Fidel Agcaoili
‘For the past few days we had massive operations and we were pursuing the communist local terrorists, the NPAs,’ says PNP acting chief General Archie Gamboa
PNP spokesman Brigadier General Bernard Banac says they are studying the status and case folders of the 17 acquitted policemen in the Ampatuan massacre
The order is prompted by the killing of a barangay captain and a teenager in Bayawan City by unidentified assailants who used an unregistered gun
The senator and former police chief says he has yet to receive official communication that his US visa was cancelled over human rights violations in the government's war on drugs
In 2018, 34 Chinese were kidnapped. This year, that number rose to 58.
Corporal Herjonner Soller is sacked as an intelligence operative of the Marikina City Police unit and is placed in a holding unit, putting him on 'floating status'
Police rescue 5 girls aged 5 to 15 from the woman suspect
Philippine National Police officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa also orders cops to 'preposition' themselves near high-risk areas along coastlines and riverbanks
'He did not die in vain. His death gave new meaning to the undying line in the PNP Hymn 'ihandog ang iisang buhay',' says Philippine National Police officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa
'Ako na maghawak,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about the Philippine National Police in the event he can't find an 'honest' cop to helm the force
'No approval from the Prosecutor General nor from the regional prosecutor was sought,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
In one of the biggest drug busts of the Philippine National Police under President Rodrigo Duterte, 371 kilograms of shabu are seized from a Chinese national in Makati City
The communist party condemns the arrest of Jaime Padilla, a leader of the rebel group’s guerrillas in Southern Luzon
Philippine cops cancel vacation leaves and are set to work overtime to secure the 2019 Southeast Asian Games
'Wala naman tayong nakita na, o wala naman tayong natanggap na mga ulat,' says Philippine National Police spokesman Brigadier General Bernard Banac
The Philippine National Police arrests then immediately releases hundreds of vape users as they have no law as basis to build a case
Like the earlier false claim that said she banned police from carrying firearms during drug ops, the Vice President also did not say these statements
Is vaping allowed in designated smoking areas? The President's foot soldiers are piecing policy puzzles as they go.
'The conduct of SEA games would not be a reason for us to relax and we expect a lot of criminals to take advantage,' says PNP OIC Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa
Asked why cops should arrest vape users if they will not file a case, police OIC Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa says, ‘Just to implement the directive of the President’