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No martial law? Police cars blast sirens in Laoag City late night patrol

Jun 20, 2018 - 2:43 PM

With lights flashing and sirens blaring, police cars patrol an empty residential street in Laoag City late at night, as part of the drive against tambays. Police have different views on the propriety of the move.

REGULAR? Sirens are only usually used by cops to part heavy traffic and only for special people and occasions. Rappler screengrab from sourced video

‘No controversy’ in purchase of PNP patrol jeeps – Roxas

May 22, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II disputes allegations that the vehicles are too expensive

NEW PNP JEEPS. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II turns over 7 new patrol jeeps to the PNP in Sarangani on May 22, 2015. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

US Embassy donates 30 motorcycles for Yolanda cops

Apr 30, 2014 - 8:09 PM

The Philippine National Police using its own funds has also purchased patrol cars and motorcycles for the World Economic Forum and the ASEAN police chiefs conference in May

NEW TOYS. Police in Eastern Visayas will soon receive 30 new motorcycles (first row) donated by the US Embassy. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler