Rappler Talk: Leonardo Espina on leading the PNP post-Mamasapano
MANILA, Philippines – Rappler talked to Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina, officer in charge of the Philippine National Police.
Espina saw through what is arguably the most gruesome encounter in police history – the bloody clash between 55 Special Action Force troops and Muslim rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. All this, despite being an officer in an interim position after the preventive suspension of PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima.
Espina will retire on July 19 as he turns 56, the mandatory retirement age for both police and military officials.
How will Espina see the PNP through until the very end of his career as a police officer? Watch Rappler's interview with Espina here. – Rappler.com
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