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Lacson hits Duterte for letting cops accept gifts, ignore anti-graft laws

Aug 10, 2019 - 3:44 PM

The Senator and former police chief criticizes the President for condoning 'petty graft' that could lead to 'insatiable greed'

FORMER POLICE CHIEF. Senator Panfilo Lacson speaks before the Senate plenary on July 29, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Rogue cops reported via text? 1,000 now being investigated

Aug 04, 2017 - 12:58 PM

UPDATED Most were accused of engaging in extortion activities the PNP says

TEXT COMPLAINT. Since January 2017, the PNP has opened two lines to accept text message complaints. Rappler file photo

Manila cops nabbed for extorting P250

Feb 13, 2017 - 7:04 PM

A newly formed police task force announces its arrest of 2 cops caught with a few hundred pesos in an entrapment

KOTONG COPS? The CITF nabs two police who were caught extorting money from motorists. Photo courtesy of PNP PIO

WATCH: Amnesty Int'l says police HQ paid P8k-15k per kill

Feb 11, 2017 - 10:09 AM

We’re paid in cash secretly by headquarters There’s no incentive for arresting We’re not paid anything

Hold departure order, Lacson, CPP-NPA | Midday wRap

Feb 03, 2017 - 1:19 PM

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Cops are paid to kill in PH war on drugs – Amnesty Int'l

Feb 01, 2017 - 12:06 AM

The Amnesty International report details stories of police corruption and abuse in President Rodrigo Duterte s war on drugs

WAR ON DRUGS. Crime scene investigators and media surround the dead body of a drug suspect killed by cops during a supposed operation in Caloocan City on September 30, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Korean returns to PH to file case vs extortion cops

Jan 31, 2017 - 1:18 PM

The Korean tourist Lee Ki Hun returns on January 31 and proceeds to Angeles City to file statements with Pampanga CIDG investigators

FILING CHARGES. The Korean tourist will stay in the Philippines for a few days to finish the filing of charges against cops accused of illegal arrest and extortion. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

‘Noble cause’ police corruption: When good cops turn bad

Nov 16, 2016 - 7:27 PM

Are we going to tolerate noble cause police corruption? It makes the criminal in all of us

How to stop police ‘ninjas’ from recycling seized shabu?

Jul 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM

The chief of PDEA says they want to be able to destroy seized drugs faster to lessen recycling

Naming and shaming the generals

Jul 09, 2016 - 9:30 AM

What justification legal or moral was there for having embarrassed the police generals before a finding of culpability against them was reached?

DENIALS. In this file photo, Quezon City Police District director PCSupt. Edgardo Tinio (left) accepts the command flag from NCRPO and outgoing QCPD director PCSupt. Joel Pagdilao on July 30, 2015. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Dela Rosa to cops involved in drugs: ‘You have 48 hours’

Jul 01, 2016 - 11:50 AM

The new chief of the Philippine National Police takes command on July 1 warning corrupt cops that their days are numbered

President Rody Duterte (right) along with the incoming PNP Chief Ronald dela Rosa (left) troops the line during the Turn-over Ceremony at Camp Crame on Friday. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

PNP chief contender asks CA to stop dismissal

Jul 03, 2015 - 4:30 PM

Chief Superintendent Raul Petrasanta questions an Ombudsman order dismissing him in connection with a supposed anomalous deal

PURISIMA AT FAULT? Petrasanta's camp says only resigned PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima and former CSG chief Director Gil Meneses are liable for the Werfast deal. PNP PIO file photo

PNP chief: Relationship with Aquino just 'professional'

Oct 02, 2014 - 3:12 PM

President Benigno Aquino III and PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima have known each other since 1987 The police chief thanks the President and the PNP for the support and trust

'PROFESSIONAL.' PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima (L) downplays his relationship with the president. File photo from the Malacañang Photo Bureau

Contractors funded PNP chief's Crame residence

Sep 30, 2014 - 3:10 PM

The PNP chief says he only saw the draft design of the White House and that he did not know even its estimated cost

DONATION. PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima holds a copy of the Deed of Donation for the controversial 'White House.' Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Rappler Newscast | September 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014 - 9:53 PM

Thousands protest climate change at worldwide rallies PNP chief faces complaints over mansion Tension Scotland day after voting no to independence

More 'Euro generals' face graft charges

Apr 01, 2013 - 7:44 PM

The Ombudsman is not barred from revoking repealing or overturning the earlier ruling of a predecessor in office

Former PNP chief Razon to face criminal charges

Dec 28, 2012 - 4:14 PM

The Ombudsman has found reason to file charges in connection with the repair and maintenance of light armored vehicles worth hundreds of millions

'Eurogeneral,' wife allowed US travel

Jul 05, 2012 - 3:32 PM

The Sandiganbayan grants travel permission to former police comptroller Eliseo dela Paz and his wife

Sacked cop can't afford bail

Jun 25, 2012 - 9:06 AM

Saying he was merely doing his job as a member of a bids and awards committee sacked Supt Roman Loreto wants the case vs him dropped and bail reduced