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Malls 'to be closed' if physical distancing not observed

May 17, 2020 - 9:20 PM

Police Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar says malls that fail to implement physical distancing would be closed and charges would be filed against management

Mall goers observe physical distancing while queuing at a mall at North Edsa in Quezon City on Sunday, May 17, 2020 during the second day of modified enhanced community quarantine. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Policing the coronavirus with Guillermo Eleazar

Apr 15, 2020 - 2:01 PM

Watch the interview on Rappler at 2 pm on Wednesday, April 15

Careers up close: The 3 contenders for Duterte’s 3rd PNP chief

Oct 23, 2019 - 4:09 PM

Rappler obtains the personal data sheets of the 3 contenders. Here is what their career histories show.

CONTENDERS. The 3 recommended successors for resigned police chief Oscar Albayalde at a Camp Crame press briefing. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Eleazar slams PDEA chief Aquino for 'rampant' shabu recycling claim

Sep 17, 2019 - 4:58 PM

Metro Manila police chief Major General Guillermo Eleazar says the PNP leadership has continuously purged its ranks of bad eggs

METRO MANILA TOP COP. NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar takes exception to allegations of rampant illegal drug 'recycling' among the police. Photo from NCRPO PIO

NCR task force formed to counter 'front organizations'

Sep 11, 2019 - 5:37 PM

While there is no armed conflict in Metro Manila, the task force deems the capital region to be the hotbed of recruitment and fund generation

FIRST MEETING. The National Capital Region Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict will be engaging schools, labor unions, and the urban poor sectors. Photo by Loreben Tuquero/Rappler

NCRPO chief Eleazar might want to check on this police district director

Aug 12, 2019 - 9:00 PM

This police district director has required the thousands of cops in his jurisdiction to pay P100 each for the renovation of toilets in his headquarters

NCRPO chief Eleazar: Crisologo 'humiliated, insulted' police

May 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM

'Kapag naka-uniporme ka tapos lalait-laitin ka, mura-murahin ka, eh para namang kalokohan na papayag ka na gano'n gagawin [sa iyo],' says National Capital Region Police Office chief Guillermo Eleazar

NCRPO chief: Metro Manila elections 'heated but not violent'

May 13, 2019 - 2:44 PM

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Major General Guillermo Eleazar says the non-violent election period may be attributed to checkpoints and crackdown on crime in the region

3 barangay officials, 57 others arrested for alleged vote-buying in Makati

May 12, 2019 - 2:25 PM

NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar says the suspects supposedly operated from inside a barangay hall in Makati City

VOTE-BUYING. Police arrest suspected vote-buyers and vote-sellers in Makati City on May 11, 2019.

NCRPO chief struggles to bring drug war to gated communities

Mar 16, 2019 - 2:32 PM

'Gated subdivisions, for all you know, may gumagamit ng droga diyan, pero hindi maingay, hindi nanggugulo,' says NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar in a Rappler Talk interview

NCRPO CHIEF Director Guillermo Eleazar speaks at the Rappler headquarters on Tuesday, March 12. Rappler screenshot

NCRPO chief: Not drug-free, but 'drug-resistant' PH in 3 years

Mar 12, 2019 - 7:56 PM

'Hindi puwedeng tapusin nang totally tapusin,' says National Capital Region Police Office chief Guillermo Eleazar during a Rappler Talk interview

IT CANNOT BE. NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar says the drug problem cannot be totally eradicated, but Filipinos could be resistant against it. Rappler screenshot

Salary raises useless for cops 'corrupt to the bone' – NCRPO chief

Mar 12, 2019 - 7:14 PM

'Kung sagad na sa buto ang kalokohan ng isang pulis, eh kahit pa siguro tatlong talagang walang-wala,' says NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar

NCRPO CHIEF. Director Guillermo Eleazar speaks at the Rappler headquarters on Tuesday, March 12. Rappler screenshot

Rappler Talk: NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar on policing Metro Manila

Mar 12, 2019 - 3:20 PM

Watch Rappler's interview with National Capital Region Police Office chief Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday, March 12

Duterte approves of NCRPO chief's outburst at cop

Mar 06, 2019 - 9:27 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he's got the back of Metro Manila top cop Guillermo Eleazar, who was caught on video grabbing an allegedly corrupt cop by the hair and shouting at him

NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar scolds PO2 Marlo Quibete following his arrest for a robbery extortion case at the Marikina City Police Station on Wednesday, March 6. Quibete is a member of the Eastern Police District Drug Enforcement Unit who allegedly asked money from the family of a drug suspect they arrested in a buy bust operation in exchange for his freedom. Aside from the money, Quibete and his cohorts kept the motorcycle and necklace of the suspect. Eleazar recommended that Quibete and his team be dismissed from the unit.  Photo by Ben Nabong

NCRPO chief: Sorry for outburst but errant cop 'deserves' it

Mar 06, 2019 - 1:40 PM

'Kinwelyohan ko, tiningala ko ang mukha, at dinuro-duro ko. Eh dapat lang,' says NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar of how he treated an alleged corrupt cop in front of the media

OUTBURST. Metro Manila police chief Director Guillermo Eleazar says cops shouldn't be treated like children anymore. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Cop arrested for extorting money from drug suspect's family

Mar 06, 2019 - 11:29 AM

(UPDATED) Metro Manila police chief Director Guillermo Eleazar has relieved newbie cop Marlo Quibete and the other members of the Eastern Police District's Drug Enforcement Unit

ARRESTED. Police Officer 2 Marlo Quibete is brought into the Marikina City Police Station  on March 6, 2019, following his arrest.   Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Metro Manila police on full alert after Jolo Cathedral blasts

Jan 28, 2019 - 10:09 AM

This means intensified checkpoints, searches, and intelligence operations across Metro Manila

FULL ALERT. Cops are on full alert after the Jolo, Sulu cathedral twin blasts. File photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

NCRPO: We won't use ACT teachers list illegally

Jan 07, 2019 - 8:03 AM

'Kung walang problema, walang dapat ikatakot. Wala kaming gagawin na ilegal,' says NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar

MEMO LEAKED. NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar says the intelligence memorandum will not lead to any illegal actions by the police force. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Metro Manila police chief asks Davao cops to 'LBC' Trillanes arrest warrant

Dec 07, 2018 - 5:42 PM

Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar has also ordered local cops to monitor Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

WARRANTING A DELIVERY. Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar is asking for the warrant to arrest Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to be delivered from Davao through a courier. File photo of Eleazar from Darren Langit/Rappler

Eleazar: No surveillance inside schools over Red October plot

Oct 06, 2018 - 5:20 PM

Police Director Guillermo Eleazar says he will consult with the Commission on HIgher Education on any steps Metro Manila police would take

STOP RED-TAGGING. Militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan picket the headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Quezon City on October 2, 2018, denouncing the allegations made by the military against critics of the Duterte administration. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Metro Manila police to file complaint vs blogger Drew Olivar over bomb scare

Sep 22, 2018 - 5:25 PM

'We will prepare appropriate charges before the City Prosecutor,' says National Capital Region Police Office chief Guillermo Eleazar

NCRPO CHIEF. NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar says in a news briefing on September 22, 2018, that a complaint will be filed against blogger Drew Olivar for making a bomb scare post on social media. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

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Jun 01, 2018 - 8:44 PM

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Meet Guillermo Eleazar, Metro Manila's new police chief

Jun 01, 2018 - 3:29 PM

The former boss of Quezon City cops, Eleazar returns to the National Capital Region Police Office as its top cop

Metro Manila police chief loses post after 6 weeks

Jun 01, 2018 - 12:33 PM

In a surprise move, PNP chief Oscar Albayalde replaces Director Camilo Cascolan and names Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar as the new National Capital Region Office chief

REPLACED. NCRPO chief Camilo Cascolan is reassigned to the PNP Civil Security Group. Photo from NCRPO

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

Police generals won't be spared in Albayalde's sacking spree

Mar 31, 2018 - 1:45 PM

NCRPO chief Director Oscar Albayalde says he would fire non-performing district directors under his supervision

NCRPO CHIEF. Director Oscar Albayalde at the resumption of the joint hearing of the House Committees on Public Order and Safety, Games and Amusement, and Tourism on the RWM tragedy. File photo courtesy of House of Representatives

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

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

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.

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.

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

'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