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Where Philippine cops go unpunished, just recycled

Jun 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Under the Duterte administration, the Philippine National Police introduces a pattern: reinstating cops who have been dismissed, accused of wrongdoing or dragged into scandals

RECYCLING? Cops sacked during controversies return with positions in the PNP. Graphic by Alyssa Arizabal

PNP general fired after Kian slay is now highway patrol chief

Jun 04, 2018 - 2:26 PM

Chief Superintendent Roberto Fajardo is the police general who made headlines in 2017 for defending cops in the killing of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos

HIGHWAY PATROL CHIEF. Roberto Fajardo addresses PNP HPG personnel before formally assuming office as their chief. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Caloocan has criminal group 'fond of shooting' people – PNP chief

Apr 03, 2018 - 12:54 PM

'Meron talagang grupo d'yan na malapit na, mahuli rin yan, ma-engkwentro rin ng pulis 'yan na mahilig mamaril ng mga pushers or kahit na hindi pushers,' says PNP chief Dela Rosa

POLICE CHIEF. Ronald Dela Rosa at the flag raising ceremony at Camp Crame. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

IBP files complaint vs cops in Kian delos Santos slay

Sep 04, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines cites eyewitness accounts including a 13 year old s testimony that the cops blindfolded and punched Kian delos Santos before he was shot dead

SHOT AND KILLED. Kian's uncle, Randy points the corner where the boy was shot. The bullet holes is visible with Kian's blood splattered around it. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Northern Police chief relieved amid Kian delos Santos probe

Aug 22, 2017 - 5:27 PM

3rd UPDATE Northern Police District Chief Superintendent Roberto Fajardo is relieved to prevent him from influencing PNP probes done by its Internal Affairs Service IAS and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group CIDG

RELIEVED. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa orders the sacking of NPD chief Roberto Fajardo. Photo by Darren Langit/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

Metro Manila bomb plot memo 'chismis' – police official

Jun 20, 2017 - 8:02 PM

The cop who signed the internal memorandum – which made the rounds in public – is also sacked pending investigation

UNVERIFIED. The chief of the NPD says the information in this memorandum is unverified or 'chismis' (rumors).

Tiamzons leave 'irregular' inquest

Mar 24, 2014 - 2:19 PM

The Tiamzons legal counsel says the charges for illegal possession of firearms and explosives are invalid because when they were apprehended they had only kittens and puppies