THE Philippine National Police headed by General Oscar D. Albayalde has sought the help of the 18th Congress in approving a proposed law which will provide for the revitalization and capability enhancement of the 195,000-strong police force and appropriating adequate funds for the measure, the Journal Group learned yesterday.
I’M referring to a good brilliant friend, Brigadier General Noel ‘Bary’ Baraceros who retired from the police service last August 3 after more than eight years of being the ‘Game Changer’ in the Philippine National Police’s transformation journey. His final task at the PNP was seeing its Performance Governance System ‘Institutionalization’ which is really an unparalleled feat.
FOR months now there’s been a great deal of protestations from our government authorities concerning alleged incursions of Chinese survey ships and warships into Philippine waters allegedly without notification to Philippine defense authorities and which they consider as violations of our sovereign rights.
His humbleness inevitably shows in everything he does and says. In his speeches, he takes pride in his roots as a product of abject poverty and public school and readily admits to certain flaws, to the point of even making fun of his imperfect command of the English language.
CONTAINED in a Philippine National Police legislative proposal sent to the 18th Congress is a measure that will allow the PNP chief to create Area Police Offices (APOs) in clustered police regional, provincial or city offices or in contiguous areas or those sharing a common border, the Journal Group was told.
Katulad kasi sa mga nagdaang taon, ay hindi sila “nagdadalawang isip” na suportahan ang proyektong ito na naglalayong makalikom ng pondo para sa mga “iskolar” ng NPC (mga anak ng media na binibigyan ng ‘subsidy’ ang kanilang edukasyon) at sa patuloy nating pagsasaayos ng gusali at kapaligiran ng NPC na naitayo noong pang 1955 o 64 taon na ang nakaraan.
ANOTHER legislative measure proposed by the Philippine National Police headed by General Oscar D. Albayalde to the 18th Congress is the PNP Reorganization Act which has five major objectives, first and foremost of which is to transform and develop the PNP into a community-and-service-oriented agency in all aspects of its police and internal security functions, the Journal Group learned.
There has been plenty written on mysterious disappearances of human beings, and the cases seem to be countless. Yet, it is not always people who seem to vanish without a trace, and in some cases there have been rather enigmatic vanishings of pets that have gone on to be totally unexplained. Of course they don’t get the same sort of coverage or intense speculation as those of humans, but some of these cases seem to be truly strange in their own right and seem worth looking into. Here are a few of the unsolved mysteries of mass disappearances of pets, which remain to be solved and leave questions in their wakes.