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Ginoong Presidente, malinaw na hindi mo naiintindihan ang konsepto ng command responsibility, tulad ng maraming bagay na may kinalaman sa dangal
While President Rodrigo Duterte called him a 'good officer,' the CHR characterizes Sinas’ time as Central Visayas chief as one when violence intensified
The class goat, the least-rated cadet from either academy, gets a gun from the Commander-in-Chief
(UPDATED) 'Wala pa rin pagtitipon kasi 'yun 'yung policy,' says Major General Debold Sinas, who violated the policy himself on his birthday
Top cop General Archie Gamboa also urges the public to avoid 'generalization' of the entire police force as sexual predators
The suspect, whom police reports say operates as medic and supply officer of the rebel New People's Army, is also among the top 10 most wanted in Central Luzon
Duterte and former police chief Bato dela Rosa have created a monster force – one that will make Hitler proud
(UPDATED) A Cavite factory worker was allegedly mauled by police for violating curfew
(UPDATED) Metro Manila police chief Major General Debold Sinas and 18 other cops are accused of failing to wear face masks and breaking physical distancing rules during his May 8 birthday party
(3rd UPDATE) The lockdown, which starts Wednesday afternoon, will last for 3 days
Malacañang says administrative sanctions will have to be approved by President Rodrigo Duterte since Major General Debold Sinas is his appointee
Malacañang takes an interest in the Metro Manila police chief's birthday celebration which violated quarantine rules
Taylor 'was one of the healthcare professionals helping us through this pandemic. But even as she helped to save lives, police violence took hers,' says the Black Lives Matter Twitter account.
'It would be ungentlemanly kung 'di ko sila hinarap at pinauwi ko sila,' says Metro Manila police chief Major General Debold Sinas
Rappler condemns the move as an attack on press freedom, the right to free speech, and the public's right to know
Police Major Rafael Baldado Roxas, the first police officer in the Cordillera region to test positive for coronavirus, is currently one of two remaining active cases in Baguio City
This comes after policemen celebrated the birthday of Metro Manila police chief Debold Sinas, violating several quarantine guidelines
'I apologize for what transpired during my birthday that caused anxiety to the public. It was never my intention to disobey any existing protocols,' says Metro Manila police chief Major General Debold Sinas
Top cop General Archie Gamboa orders the PNP Internal Affairs Service to investigate whether Metro Manila's top cop and other police officers broke quarantine rules
Metro Manila police chief Major General Debold Sinas should have called off the party as soon as it started, says Interior Secretary Eduardo Año
(UPDATED) 'I don’t think may violation ito,' says Philippine National Police chief General Archie Gamboa, citing the report of Major General Debold Sinas that physical distancing was supposedly observed during the celebration
Aside from the police officers, 5 civilian personnel also test positive for the virus
Brigadier General Rodolfo Santos Azurin Jr replaces retiring Brigadier General Joel Orduña
Bakit malaki ang papel ng pulis at militar laban sa coronavirus pandemic?
The record haul is discovered in two containers from Ecuador, and highlights the continued demand for shark fin, which is served at wedding banquets in many Chinese communities
Hong Kong police use pepper spray to disperse protesters last Friday, May 1, after a largely peaceful public holiday
(UPDATED) Police rescue 3 minors, all children of the suspect
Amid coronavirus liquor ban, Binmaley town cops intercept a funeral hearse and find liquor hidden inside a coffin
The human rights abuses reported during the lockdown stem from a culture of impunity that has dominated the country since the violent drug war began in 2016
The Philippines is among the 15 countries in state of emergency where allegations of police brutality have been ‘deemed most troubling’
'It is very clear that enough force was applied,' says Philippine National Police chief Archie Gamboa on the Dasmariñas Village incident
Makati police accuse Javier Salvador Parra of unjust vexation, direct assault, and disobedience to authority, and not wearing a face mask
The rights group says the Department of the Interior and Local Government 'must exercise effective oversight over its personnel, investigate all reports of abuses, and hold officers committing rights violations accountable'
'Kailangan talaga istrikto iyong enforcement. Pero sana hindi siya humahantong sa karahasan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Javier Salvador Parra says he intends to file a criminal case against Makati police as his lawyer studies it
Makati City government spokesperson Michael Camiña says the appropriate charges will be filed against those found accountable 'after a full investigation'
Ito ang serbisyo publiko na hatid ni Digong at ng pulisya: ang mang-aresto, mambrusko at manakot? We deserve better from this government.
(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property
The video of a simulated police arrest in Sipocot, Camarines Sur, goes viral two days after the fatal shooting by a cop of retired Army Corporal Winston Ragos
Master Sergeant Daniel Florendo is facing a homicide complaint from his own colleagues at the Quezon City Police District
Whether the police officer who killed Ragos made the right 'judgment call' or not, the military imputes no offense on the police organization itself, says Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo
Unable to replenish his medicine for his mental illness because of the lockdown, Winston Ragos is forced to skip his maintenance medication, says his mother
Police Brigadier General Anthony Alcañeses, PNP Bicol director, calls the initiative Bayanihan Fund Challenge, where the men and women of the Bicol police force pitched in 'to lend a hand and assist our fellow Filipinos who were greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic'
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque also says the President's 'shoot them dead' order has nothing to do with the retired soldier's slay
'If the use of force and firearms is unavoidable, then authorities must practice restraint,' says the Commission on Human Rights, which will conduct its own probe into the killing of Winston Ragos
They want to reach Victoria town despite lockdown measures under the extreme enhanced community quarantine imposed in the province
(UPDATED) 'There will be no more warning,' says Philippine National Police chief General Archie Gamboa
'The investigation is over, and there will be no cops who will be suspended. They deserve praise for what they did,' says Taguig City police chief Colonel Celso Rodriguez
A military general says they are also preparing backup personnel, the way they 'prepare for casualties in battle'
The government task force on the coronavirus pandemic gives the warning after more cars were seen in parts of Metro Manila in recent days despite the lockdown