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29 of Fallen 44 shot in head execution style

EVEN as the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces are trying to verify an information that slain Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan’s Filipino associate Abdulbasit Usman was shot and seriously wounded during the infamous January 25 secret police mission in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25, there have…

Aquino promotes 4 new police generals

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has approved the promotion of four new Philippine National Police one-star generals and 21 full-fledged colonels following a recommendation from Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas and PNP officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina, the Journal Group learned yesterday. The 25 senior police officials…
  • Published in Nation

BOI report on Mamasapano incident out this week -- Espina

PHILIPPINE National Police Officer-in-Charge, Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina yesterday said he expects the PNP Board of Inquiry to complete its investigation report on the tragic Mamasapano, Maguindanao operation this week for submission to Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas. Espina said the independent fact-finding…
  • Published in Opinion

Espina swears in 6 new PNP generals

PHILIPPINE National Police oficer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina yesterday swore into office six newly-promoted police generals during simple ceremonies at Camp Crame. The six were led by Police Director Dominador E. Aquino Jr., a member of Philippine Military Academy Class 1982 who has been designated as the new…
  • Published in Nation

PNP warns public vs more scams

THE Philippine National Police leadership has reiterated the following tips on how to detect scams and what an individual should do in case he or she encounters them this summer period in the wake of the discovery of new online frauds including the so-called ‘sextortion.’ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…
  • Published in Nation

Espina: Be wary of credit card scams

THE Philippine National Police leadership yesterday reiterated its public warning on the resurgence of different scams involving the use of ATM and credit cards in the wake of the arrest of a 32-year old Bulgarian who was once jailed by Paraguayan authorities in 2011 for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars…
  • Published in Opinion

PNP eyes more convictions in drug cases; cops bungling cases face dismissal

THE Philippine National Police leadership yesterday underscored anew the importance of the testimony of police witnesses in the prosecution of all criminal cases including violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Republic Act 9165) and warned offenders that they face grave disciplinary measures including dismissal from the service…
  • Published in Nation

Gunholders can pay fees thru Land Bank -- PNP

GOOD news for tens of thousands of law-abiding Filipinos long tired of acquiring or renewing their gun licenses and permits. The Philippine National Police Firearms and Explosives Office will now resume collecting fees for all gun licenses and permits nationwide with a vow to make it much easier for their…
  • Published in Nation

PNP: Learn gang’s modus operandi, help catch criminals

BANKING on mobile technology and the popular ‘selfies,’ the Philippine National Police yesterday encouraged the public to be aware of their massive information campaign against all forms of crime and if they can, help thwart or arrest criminals by ‘shooting’ their pictures and their getaway vehicles with their phones. PNP…
  • Published in Nation

Jeepney driver’s son retires as top PNP intel officer

THE head of the Philippine National Police Directorate for Intelligence yesterday silently bowed out from the service paying tribute to his family, colleagues and friends who remembered how the son of a jeepney driver worked his way to become one of the country’s most respected police generals. “Today is my…
  • Published in Nation
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