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Cop shot dead in Quezon City

Nov 05, 2019 - 11:24 PM

Gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed the police officer as he was driving along Barangay Teachers Village on Tuesday night, November 5

Police investigators examine the bloody body of a Quezon City Police District cop after he was ambushed by unidentified riding in tandem at the corner of Malingap and Mapagkawanggawa streets in Quezon City on Tuesday night, November 5. Photo by Ben Nabong

LOOK: Police arrest 2 in QC mall drug buy bust

Jul 20, 2019 - 11:09 PM

The suspects face charges of selling and possessing illegal drugs

BUY BUST. Quezon City Police arrest two for sale and possession of illegal drugs within the premises of SM North Edsa. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

QC police round up 2,200 jaywalkers, law violators in 24 hours

Aug 04, 2018 - 11:13 PM

The Batasan Police Station registers the most number of violators apprehended from 5 am Friday, August 3, to 5 am Saturday, August 4

Hundreds nabbed in Quezon City as PNP steps up drive vs 'tambays'

Jun 16, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Over 300 people are rounded up for violation of bans and ordinances on drinking, smoking, and loitering half naked in public

PNP names 10 most crime-prone barangays in Quezon City

Jun 11, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Barangay Socorro in Cubao records a total of 29 cases of crime, making it the most crime-prone barangay during a 40-day period

Why did media cross police lines at the Cubao terror drill?

Apr 13, 2018 - 2:23 PM

Though the terror exercise – which saw incoming police chief Director Oscar Albayalde ordering the rule-breakers to cross the line – is far from reality, there could be days when the police will have it real and worse

NCRPO CHIEF. Oscar Albayalde at a House of Representatives. HOR photo

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

IN PHOTOS: Police simulate terror attack on Cubao bus terminal

Apr 12, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Quezon City police prepare for the possibility of a terror attack on the public transportation hub

SUSPECTED TERRORIST. Suspect B takes a woman as hostage. Photo by Angie de Silva

PNP Academy alumnus arrested for scamming fellow cop

Mar 28, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Jay-are Olaguera is set to be disowned by his batch mates from the PNPA Sansinirangan Class of 2007

PNPA CADETS. Graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy 'Masidlak' Class of 2017 march to formation. Malacañang file photo

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

Police file homicide charges vs ambushed lawyer

Feb 23, 2018 - 4:32 PM

QCPD says these cases are 'procedural'

Quezon City police welcome relaunch of Tokhang

Jan 29, 2018 - 8:57 PM

This time, the PNP assures the public, no one will get hurt when the police perform their Tokhang operations

KNOCK AND PLEAD. Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte joined the re-launch og Oplan Tokhang. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

QC court urged to rule on legality of house-to-house drug testing

Jan 19, 2018 - 3:59 PM

QC policemen say they have stopped doing drug tests, but petitioners argue that 'repetition remains high'

A Philippine policeman stands guard as people queue to register with the police during the mass surrender of some 1,000 alleged drug users and pushers in the town of Tanauan on July 18, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

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

Quezon City installs crime drop boxes despite DILG scrapping the project

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:27 PM

The DILG dropped the abuse-prone project under the anti-drug 'Masa Masid' program in 2017 after public outrage and upon senators' demand

PROUD. Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte lifts up a sample drop box to the media. Quezon City photo

QC police arrest suspected ASG member charged with murder

Dec 16, 2017 - 10:51 PM

Police capture 35-year-old Abdulmuin Yahiya in Salaam Compound, Quezon City

SUSPECTED TERRORIST. QCPD cops nab suspected Abu Sayyaf Group member. QCPD photo

Doctors tell 15,000 cops, civilians who got Dengvaxia not to worry

Dec 06, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The Philippine Children's Medical Center, whose doctors administered the vaccine, assures the police of free hospitalization should they contract severe dengue

2 cops, 6 others arrested for being Ateneo-La Salle game scalpers

Dec 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The 8 alleged scalpers were selling tickets worth P3,500 for a total of P22,500, according to the Quezon City Police District

PAY MORE TO WATCH. Cops seize the tickets suspects were supposed to sell. Sourced photo

3 men suspected of links to Abu Sayyaf nabbed in QC

Nov 11, 2017 - 10:48 PM

Police say the suspects were arrested in Barangay Culiat, Quezon City, on November 10 – days before the ASEAN Summit in Manila

Manager of mall bazaar funding Maute Group arrested

Oct 27, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Cops arrested Rasdy Malawani alias 'Rasdi Macabangkit/Makabanket' for illegal possession of firearms

MAUTE FAMILY. Authorities arrest the manager of a mall bazaar which funded the Maute group. Rappler file photo

The case for 'Oplan Bakal'

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:17 PM

Oplan Bakal helps ensure the safety of the majority of the customers and the club personnel themselves

Quezon City residents fail to get TRO on drug testing, surveillance

Sep 11, 2017 - 2:53 PM

The judge does not find any extreme urgency to temporarily stop the house to house operations so petitioners move to declare the activities unconstitutional

A Philippine policeman stands guard as people queue to register with the police during the mass surrender of some 1,000 alleged drug users and pushers in the town of Tanauan on July 18, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

QC residents ask court: Stop house-to-house drug tests

Sep 07, 2017 - 6:57 PM

The petition is the first of its kind to directly challenge the police s anti drug operations

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

Police recover weaponry inside INC compound, but who's liable?

Mar 09, 2017 - 5:02 PM

The police raid the house of Angel Manalo on March 2 but recover massive weaponry from the Iglesia compound only 6 days later

NCRPO Chief P/Dir. Oscar Albayalde and Quezon City Police District Chief P/CSupt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar presents to media Thursday, the recovered cache of firearms, 56 long firearms including one barrett, 18 short firearms, 27 grenades, 16 pcs. cal. 38 and 17, 943 live ammunition of cliff. calibers confiscated near Angels Manalo's residence inside the same compound in Tandang Sora. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

A gruesome tale of TokHang: 'Sir, may humihinga pa'

Jan 31, 2017 - 10:59 AM

The incident that led to the first ever legal challenge to President Rodrigo Duterte s Oplan TokHang is a story made for the movies

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STAKEOUT: Police operation, noon at ngayon

Oct 22, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Sa halos limang araw na pag stakeout nakita ko ang malaking bentahe ng mga operatiba sa ngayon kumpara noong dekada 80 at 90

INC minister Lowell Menorca: The story of my kidnapping

Oct 30, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Abducted and rescued former Iglesia ni Cristo minister Lowell Menorca recounts the ordeal he survived This is his story in his own words

KIDNAPPED. Former Iglesia ni Cristo minister Lowell Menorca relates how he was abducted upon the alleged orders of fellow INC members during a press conference on October 25 at the Bayview Hotel in Roxas Boulevard. By his side is wife Jingky. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Ex-minister Lowell Menorca recounts Iglesia 'detention' ordeal

Oct 25, 2015 - 1:20 PM

UPDATED INC s Lowell Menorca says he was abducted to force him to expose members critical of the church He also claims INC officials wanted him dead

RESCUED. Former INC minister Lowell Menorca recounts his ordeal after claiming he was illegally detained by top INC members. Photo by Chay Hofileña/Rappler

2 PNP intel officers, 15 others injured in SONA protests

Jul 27, 2015 - 11:46 PM

In spite of the incidents the police declared the SONA of President Aquino as generally peaceful

Photo by Vincent Bascos/Rappler Photo by Vincent Bascos/Rappler

PNP units for SONA will be 'sufficient in number'

Jul 25, 2015 - 9:35 AM

As early as Saturday July 25 police units will be deployed along Commonwealth Avenue to monitor the areas affected by the traffic rerouting scheme for President Aquino s last SONA This coincides with the Iglesia s 101st anniversary

Where's the NCRPO chief?

Jul 22, 2015 - 4:30 PM

According to sources the turnover for the NCRPO chief post was put on hold because powers at be have yet to find a replacement for the QCPD chief

NEW NCRPO CHIEF? Chief Superintendent Joel Pagdilao and retired Director Carmelo Valmoria. File photo courtesy of the QCPD

Informal settlers, police clash at demolition of QC homes

May 05, 2015 - 3:31 PM

The families are relocated to Pandi Bulacan

Parents of Ateneo student deny 'kidnap me' scheme

Dec 05, 2013 - 6:53 PM

In statements sent to Rappler the victim s parents narrate how the kidnapping happened and refute the kidnap me angle

No Ateneo student kidnapping, says police

Dec 04, 2013 - 7:39 PM

The Quezon City Police District is looking at a kidnap me angle

#MillionMaskMarch: Police 'invite' masked protestors for questions

Nov 05, 2013 - 7:55 PM

The gathering of masked protestors in Quezon City is part of a global protest movement spearheaded by the Anonymous group

JOIN US. Protesters urge others to join their cause. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

SONA protesters released

Jul 24, 2013 - 12:26 AM

The police on Tuesday July 23 released 9 protestors detained during the SONA rally in Quezon City on July 22

QC police website hacked

Jan 15, 2013 - 5:08 PM

The website for the Philippine National Police s Quezon City division has been hacked in time for the oral arguments for the Cybercrime Law

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. Anonymous Philippines appears again to present a message to the PNP. Screen shot of qcpdpnp.com