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PNP gets new spokesman amid drug war revamp

Jan 30, 2018 - 7:22 PM

Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao replaces his PMA batchmate Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos, who's moving to the PNP Aviation Security Group

NEW SPOKESPERSON. PNP gets a new spokesperson as they revamp their war on drugs. File photo by Darren Langit

Intel operations, background checks on media 'bordering on illegal' – PNP chief

Jan 22, 2018 - 1:28 PM

'I categorically deny that there is an effort by the PNP to monitor, to conduct background checks on the media...It is not only irregular, but it is bordering on (being) illegal,' says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa

NO OPERATIONS. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says he respects the freedom of the press. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

'No criminal intent': PNP defends homicide charges vs Mandaluyong cops

Jan 04, 2018 - 5:55 PM

'Why would we ask for a higher case when there is no criminal intent?' asks Philippine National Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos

HOMICIDE ONLY. PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos defends the PNP ruling out murder against erring Mandaluyong cops. Rappler file photo

PNP, PDEA welcome police return in war on drugs

Dec 05, 2017 - 5:51 PM

'We will follow the order of the Commander-in-Chief and Chief Executive,' says PNP spokesman Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos

RETURNING. Cops march inside Camp Crame. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

PNP on drug war return: 'We are ready'

Nov 23, 2017 - 9:43 AM

(UPDATED) 'We will follow the directive of the President, Chief Executive, and Commander-in-Chief...We are ready,' says PNP Spokesman Dionardo Carlos

PNP imposes gun ban from November 1 to 15

Nov 01, 2017 - 2:12 PM

(UPDATED) The expanded PNP circular bans the bearing for firearms in public in Metro Manila, Region 3 and Region 4-A. This suspends all permits to carry firearms outside residences

GUNS PROHIBITED. The PNP imposes a gun ban for the first half of November, which covers Undas and the ASEAN Summit.

PDEA chief says PNP 'still needed' in drug war

Oct 11, 2017 - 2:46 PM

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency only has over a thousand agents, says PDEA chief Aaron Aquino

READY? PDEA chief Aaron Aquino says they still need the PNP. Rappler file photo

'No case' of extrajudicial killing under Duterte – PNP

Oct 06, 2017 - 11:43 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says that 'regardless of the definition,' the government recognizes that 'one death is one too many'

ONLY ONE? Protesters call for end to drug war killings in front of the PNP headquarters. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Don't believe dead suspects fought back? Look at killed cops, says PNP

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:33 PM

The PNP counts 85 killed cops and soldiers in drug operations, says spokesperson Dionardo Carlos

SUSPECTS FOUGHT BACK. PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos maintains that cops only kill for self defense. Rappler file photo

PNP 'confident' protesters will 'police themselves' on Sept 21

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:15 PM

'We're confident that the protesters will police themselves. We appeal to them not to commit crime,' says PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos

'END EJKs'. Protesters gather in front of Camp Crame, Quezon City to demand an end to killings in police operations. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PNP to buy 37,000 body cameras if Congress allows

Sep 19, 2017 - 3:13 PM

This comes as the rise in killings has bothered the nation and its legislators to question the legitimacy of police operations

BODY CAMERAS EYED. PNP plans on buying 37,000 cameras for 190,000 cops. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PAO eyes double murder in Carl Arnaiz, Reynaldo De Guzman killings

Sep 08, 2017 - 5:53 PM

De Guzman s family is also given provisional coverage of the witness protection program

DEAD. Reynaldo de Guzman is found dead floating in a creek on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Photo courtesy of Gapan City Police

PNP leaves Carl Arnaiz, Reynaldo de Guzman probe up to NBI

Sep 07, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Police will only assist the National Bureau of Investigation in gathering evidence says the PNP spokesman

SUPPORT ONLY. PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos talks to the press two days after Reynaldo de Guzman was found in Nueva Ecija. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Politics making Kian look more innocent than he is – police chief

Aug 21, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Northern Police District Chief Superintendent Roberto Fajardo says Kian Loyd delos Santos was known as an addict and a pusher in his neighborhood

PNP quizzes Callamard: How to address drug problem?

May 05, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The United Nations has released several documents advocating for a ‘rights based’ approach to curbing illegal drugs

FACT CHECK: Is the PNP’s 'Medalya ng Kagitingan' different from the 'Medal of Valor?'

Feb 15, 2017 - 10:58 PM

While Napolcom recommends the awarding of medals it is the Special Promotions and Awards Deliberation Board of the PNP that does the deliberations

SAF 44. People look at a display of photos in Manila on February 7, 2015 showing the 44 elite commandos who died in a police raid in Mamasapano town. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

PNP defends chief: Why cut head over '1 little sore finger'?

Jan 21, 2017 - 9:51 AM

The Philippine National Police says there must be a deeper study on whether the PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa should step down because of the sinister act of one police officer

EMBATTLED TOP COP. Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa faces resignation calls after investigators discover that Korean kidnap victim Jee Ick Joo was killed inside the PNP headquarters. Screenshot

SONA 2016 'most peaceful' – PNP

Jul 25, 2016 - 11:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte s first State of the Nation Address went by without any recorded violent incident among demonstrators the PNP notes

SONA PROTESTS. Protesters along Batasan Road during President Rodrigo Duterte's first SONA on July 25, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler