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Cop shot dead in Quezon City

Nov 05, 2019 - 11:24 PM

Gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed the police officer as he was driving along Barangay Teachers Village on Tuesday night, November 5

Police investigators examine the bloody body of a Quezon City Police District cop after he was ambushed by unidentified riding in tandem at the corner of Malingap and Mapagkawanggawa streets in Quezon City on Tuesday night, November 5. Photo by Ben Nabong

Undas exodus 'generally peaceful,' says QCPD Chief

Nov 01, 2019 - 12:32 PM

Police reports note there were barely any long lines at majority of the bus terminals in the city, except from Five Star station which had an average of 1,500 passengers

NO CONGESTION. At Araneta bus terminal on the even of Undas, there were only around 120 people and no lines. Photo by Jaen Manegdeg/Rappler

Police arrest Quezon City's most wanted

Oct 05, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Jason Serbito is arrested for figuring in 4 carnapping incidents

NABBED. Police nab the most wanted man in Quezon City. QCPD photo

New Quezon City police chief vows punishment for errant cops

Sep 17, 2019 - 6:07 PM

This follows the claim of PDEA chief Aaron Aquino that recycling shabu has become 'rampant' within the police force

CRIME PREVENTION. Colonel Ronnie Montejo speaks before the Quezon City Police District at Camp Karingal. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Cops arrest, detain NDF members even without valid warrants

Jul 24, 2019 - 3:38 PM

Alexander and Winona Birondo face charges of obstruction of justice and illegal possession of firearms and explosives, which their lawyers have dismissed as 'ridiculous and harebrained'

ARRESTED. NCRPO Chief Police Major General Guillermo Eleazar and Quezon City Police Chief Police Brg. Gen. Joselito Esquivel shows on the TV monitor the alleged members of leftist group who was arrested over obstruction of justice and illegal possession of firearms and explosives. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Suspect in QC slay of elderly couple killed in police car scuffle

May 30, 2019 - 9:06 AM

(UPDATED) Two suspects were shot dead in separate incidents – one in Quezon City and another in Marikina – while in police custody

KILLED. Carl Joseph Bañanola is shot down by a cop for allegedly reaching for their firearms. QCPD screenshot

DOJ clears cops accused of killing QC prosecutor

May 27, 2019 - 8:55 PM

‘Mere speculations and probabilities’ aren’t enough to establish the guilt of SPO2 Rodante Lalimarmo, PO3 Arthur Lucy, and PO1 Jose Mercado, says the justice department

Crisologo hits QC police: Don't allow them to 'arrogantly violate our rights'

May 20, 2019 - 5:05 PM

'If they could do these atrocious and cruel things to an incumbent congressman and to a lawyer, they could easily do these things to our ordinary citizens,' says congressman Bingbong Crisologo of his arrest on May 12

NOW FREE. Quezon City 1st Distirct Representative Bingbong Crisologo leaves the Quezon City Hall of Justice after his inquest proceedings on May 13, 2019. File photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

2 Quezon City cops arrested in another sex-for-freedom case

Nov 07, 2018 - 9:32 PM

The victim says she was raped by a cop then forced to perform sexual acts on another inside a police patrol vehicle

SEX-FOR-FREEDOM. NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar (right) questions the two QCPD Station 4 policemen who are under custody at the Regional Special Operation unit of Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

QC police round up 2,200 jaywalkers, law violators in 24 hours

Aug 04, 2018 - 11:13 PM

The Batasan Police Station registers the most number of violators apprehended from 5 am Friday, August 3, to 5 am Saturday, August 4

Suspect in Ombudsman prosecutor's slay killed in Camp Karingal

Jul 28, 2018 - 3:09 PM

According to the Quezon City Police District, 31-year-old Angelito Avenido Jr was set to be transferred from its headquarters to the Quezon City jail when 'he suddenly grabbed' his police escort's service firearm

KILLED. Suspect Angelito Avenido's mug shot. Sourced photo

Hundreds nabbed in Quezon City as PNP steps up drive vs 'tambays'

Jun 16, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Over 300 people are rounded up for violation of bans and ordinances on drinking, smoking, and loitering half naked in public

PNP names 10 most crime-prone barangays in Quezon City

Jun 11, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Barangay Socorro in Cubao records a total of 29 cases of crime, making it the most crime-prone barangay during a 40-day period

'A life well-lived': Sorority sisters pay tribute to slain Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'This fight would probably be the most difficult of all that we have faced, but we shall draw strength from the brave soul that we have loved dearly. Her name was Donna,' says the Sigma Delta Pi Sorority

GONE TOO SOON. Madonna Joy Tanyag (right) with a Sigma Delta Pi sorority sister. Photo grabbed from Angie Esposo's Facebook page with permission

Ombudsman prosecutor slay may be 'robbery gone wrong' – QCPD

Jun 05, 2018 - 7:39 AM

The Quezon City Police District forms a 9-member group to probe into the killing of Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag fulltime

ROBBERY SLAY? Office of the Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag is killed in front of a lottery store. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Why did media cross police lines at the Cubao terror drill?

Apr 13, 2018 - 2:23 PM

Though the terror exercise – which saw incoming police chief Director Oscar Albayalde ordering the rule-breakers to cross the line – is far from reality, there could be days when the police will have it real and worse

NCRPO CHIEF. Oscar Albayalde at a House of Representatives. HOR photo

Police, media 'repeat' 2010 Luneta hostage crisis mistake in Cubao terror drill

Apr 12, 2018 - 6:01 PM

Cameramen cross police lines to shoot the climax of a simulated terror attack. Police respond too late.

FAMILIAR FORMATION? Quezon City Police District operatives surround a hostaged bus, the same way police did in the 2010 Luneta hostage-taking crisis. DARREN LANGIT

IN PHOTOS: Police simulate terror attack on Cubao bus terminal

Apr 12, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Quezon City police prepare for the possibility of a terror attack on the public transportation hub

SUSPECTED TERRORIST. Suspect B takes a woman as hostage. Photo by Angie de Silva

PNP Academy alumnus arrested for scamming fellow cop

Mar 28, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Jay-are Olaguera is set to be disowned by his batch mates from the PNPA Sansinirangan Class of 2007

PNPA CADETS. Graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy 'Masidlak' Class of 2017 march to formation. Malacañang file photo

Fairview police chief sacked after subordinate tests positive for drugs

Mar 06, 2018 - 4:55 PM

The drug test results of Police Officer 1 Gabby Bulan lead to the sacking of two of his police bosses, including the station chief, Superintendent Tomas Nuñez

QCPD CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar briefs Quezon City police on new drug war guidelines. File photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Police file homicide charges vs ambushed lawyer

Feb 23, 2018 - 4:32 PM

QCPD says these cases are 'procedural'

QC police arrests Uber driver for allegedly harassing female rider

Feb 05, 2018 - 1:51 PM

Uber partner-driver Troy Silva is accused of harassing his sleeping female passenger

Quezon City police welcome relaunch of Tokhang

Jan 29, 2018 - 8:57 PM

This time, the PNP assures the public, no one will get hurt when the police perform their Tokhang operations

KNOCK AND PLEAD. Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte joined the re-launch og Oplan Tokhang. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

QC police chief defends drop boxes: 'Even private establishments have them'

Jan 04, 2018 - 6:55 AM

Quezon City police chief Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar defends the local government-funded drop boxes

QUEZON CITY CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar supports the drop box reporting scheme. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Quezon City installs crime drop boxes despite DILG scrapping the project

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:27 PM

The DILG dropped the abuse-prone project under the anti-drug 'Masa Masid' program in 2017 after public outrage and upon senators' demand

PROUD. Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte lifts up a sample drop box to the media. Quezon City photo

QC police arrest suspected ASG member charged with murder

Dec 16, 2017 - 10:51 PM

Police capture 35-year-old Abdulmuin Yahiya in Salaam Compound, Quezon City

SUSPECTED TERRORIST. QCPD cops nab suspected Abu Sayyaf Group member. QCPD photo

Doctors tell 15,000 cops, civilians who got Dengvaxia not to worry

Dec 06, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The Philippine Children's Medical Center, whose doctors administered the vaccine, assures the police of free hospitalization should they contract severe dengue

The Fifth Man

Dec 05, 2017 - 11:58 AM

The police call it an encounter. The survivor says it was an execution. Forensic evidence says he may be right.

2 cops, 6 others arrested for being Ateneo-La Salle game scalpers

Dec 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The 8 alleged scalpers were selling tickets worth P3,500 for a total of P22,500, according to the Quezon City Police District

PAY MORE TO WATCH. Cops seize the tickets suspects were supposed to sell. Sourced photo

The red mark

Nov 30, 2017 - 1:16 PM

For three months in 2017, the Payatas village hall and the police station demanded the profiling and drug testing of residents they believed were drug personalities. Every household that refused was marked red.

This is where they do not die

Nov 25, 2017 - 6:07 PM

The war, as we have discovered, is fought in places where privilege does not extend

3 men suspected of links to Abu Sayyaf nabbed in QC

Nov 11, 2017 - 10:48 PM

Police say the suspects were arrested in Barangay Culiat, Quezon City, on November 10 – days before the ASEAN Summit in Manila

Lawyers do dirty groundwork to fight Duterte’s drug war

Nov 02, 2017 - 12:01 PM

'There are only a few of us who do this. We are lawyers, we need to find ways to make the law more meaningful and closer to justice.'

LAWYERS VS DRUG WAR. Cristina Antonio and Krissy Conti are among the lawyers taking on President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.

Manager of mall bazaar funding Maute Group arrested

Oct 27, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Cops arrested Rasdy Malawani alias 'Rasdi Macabangkit/Makabanket' for illegal possession of firearms

MAUTE FAMILY. Authorities arrest the manager of a mall bazaar which funded the Maute group. Rappler file photo

NCRPO cop shot dead in Manila

Oct 10, 2017 - 12:01 PM

Investigators have yet to determine the motive for the fatal attack on Police Officer 2 Joey Imperial in Sampaloc, Manila

The case for 'Oplan Bakal'

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:17 PM

Oplan Bakal helps ensure the safety of the majority of the customers and the club personnel themselves

Cops raid Katipunan bars? Barangay authorized it, says QCPD

Sep 14, 2017 - 1:32 PM

Responding to the angered Katipunan community QCPD chief Guillermo Eleazar says cops are indeed not allowed to open their bags without their consent

QUEZON CITY CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar says their bar visits are normal. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Quezon City residents fail to get TRO on drug testing, surveillance

Sep 11, 2017 - 2:53 PM

The judge does not find any extreme urgency to temporarily stop the house to house operations so petitioners move to declare the activities unconstitutional

A Philippine policeman stands guard as people queue to register with the police during the mass surrender of some 1,000 alleged drug users and pushers in the town of Tanauan on July 18, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

QC residents ask court: Stop house-to-house drug tests

Sep 07, 2017 - 6:57 PM

The petition is the first of its kind to directly challenge the police s anti drug operations

'No harassment and intimidation' intended in Ateneo protest – QC police chief

Aug 25, 2017 - 5:05 PM

After a talk with the ADMU administration Friday afternoon QC Police chief Guillermo Eleazar says they agreed that cops will from now on coordinate directly with ADMU security personnel

QUEZON CITY CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar addresses Ateneo de Manila students who question their rally visit. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

QC cops used shabu in court compound? Sandiganbayan elevates it to Dela Rosa

Aug 25, 2017 - 4:39 PM

Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje Tang tells the top cop that the policemen might have been involved in illicit activity but QCPD chief Guillermo Eleazar says the cops were just eating peanuts

ACCUSATION. QCPD Station 6 mobile 57 arrives at the Sandiganbayan on August 23 after the same car was seen the night before inside the court premises where cops allegedly repacked or used shabu inside it. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Driver of police commander caught posing as a cop for extortion

Aug 10, 2017 - 2:36 PM

The fake policeman acted with real cops in the extortion attempt

IMPOSTER. Joseph Ruallo is brought inside the Camp Crame in Quezon City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Detained Kadamay members freed on bail

Apr 12, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The release of the 40 detained Kadamay members comes ahead of the courts’ closure for the Holy Week

SENIOR CITIZENS. DSWD Undersecretary Malou Turalde appeals for the release of the senior citizens for humanitarian reasons. Photo from DSWD

Daughter of oldest detained Kadamay member seeks mother's release

Apr 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Epifana Rufa 83 is the oldest Kadamay member detained in Camp Karingal over charges of trespassing and coercion

SENIOR. Epifana Rufa, 83, is the oldest detained Kadamay member in Kamp Karingal, Quezon City. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Police recover weaponry inside INC compound, but who's liable?

Mar 09, 2017 - 5:02 PM

The police raid the house of Angel Manalo on March 2 but recover massive weaponry from the Iglesia compound only 6 days later

NCRPO Chief P/Dir. Oscar Albayalde and Quezon City Police District Chief P/CSupt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar presents to media Thursday, the recovered cache of firearms, 56 long firearms including one barrett, 18 short firearms, 27 grenades, 16 pcs. cal. 38 and 17, 943 live ammunition of cliff. calibers confiscated near Angels Manalo's residence inside the same compound in Tandang Sora. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

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Mar 03, 2017 - 2:05 PM

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Tokhang victim files murder charges vs cops

Mar 02, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The filing of murder charges against local cops comes after President Duterte announced the return of the police s war on drugs

Efren Morillo (in a baseball cap) files murder charges against policemen before the Office of the Ombudsman on March 2, 2017. Photo by Rappler

A gruesome tale of TokHang: 'Sir, may humihinga pa'

Jan 31, 2017 - 10:59 AM

The incident that led to the first ever legal challenge to President Rodrigo Duterte s Oplan TokHang is a story made for the movies

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STAKEOUT: Police operation, noon at ngayon

Oct 22, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Sa halos limang araw na pag stakeout nakita ko ang malaking bentahe ng mga operatiba sa ngayon kumpara noong dekada 80 at 90

INC minister Lowell Menorca: The story of my kidnapping

Oct 30, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Abducted and rescued former Iglesia ni Cristo minister Lowell Menorca recounts the ordeal he survived This is his story in his own words

KIDNAPPED. Former Iglesia ni Cristo minister Lowell Menorca relates how he was abducted upon the alleged orders of fellow INC members during a press conference on October 25 at the Bayview Hotel in Roxas Boulevard. By his side is wife Jingky. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler