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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
The suspect sends messages to his older brother's ex-girlfriend, saying he would post her naked photos online if she refuses to have sex with him
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'
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.
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?
Police Staff Sergeant Sidney Alisoso voluntarily surrenders to the authorities after shooting his drunk neighbors
This follows a raid on Friday in which the bar’s Taiwanese owners and Chinese customers were arrested, and 13 Filipina workers rescued
Under Philippine National Police rules, 'conduct unbecoming of a police officer' can merit dismissal, suspension from the service, or demotion
The Makati police roundup two Taiwanese, who own the KTV bar, and 14 Chinese nationals, who were customers
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
Bohol police say no one has stepped forward to shed light on the ambush that killed a policeman and injured his wife
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
Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano says its security plans for Sinulog 2020 are ready and up for simulations by next week
(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
Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano is the new director of the Cebu City Police Office
Detained Senator Leila de Lima says the alleged ban is a 'blatant violation of the rights of these persons deprived of liberty'
'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
Riot police use pepper spray and batons to beat back angry crowds after plainclothes officers made arrests inside a luxury mall in Tsim Sha Tsui
(UPDATED) Police Executive Master Sergeant Amen Lucman Macalangan led the confiscation of smuggled cigarettes and illegal logs, among other aggressive law enforcement operations
‘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
Authorities say a subsequent search of a nearby flat uncovered an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and more than 250 rounds of ammunition
PNP spokesman Brigadier General Bernard Banac says they are studying the status and case folders of the 17 acquitted policemen in the Ampatuan massacre
But Makati Police Investigation Unit chief Major Gideon Ines Jr says they have yet to verify whether Zhou Mei, a POGO employee, is already back home
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
Two dozen officers grimace through their workout on the pavement of the station house yard – most with round bellies bulging beneath their drenched T-shirts
The resignation is seen as a major setback for the Hong Kong government
In 2018, 34 Chinese were kidnapped. This year, that number rose to 58.