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Aguirre orders probe into alleged sale of firearms to NPA

Jan 09, 2018 - 5:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte gives the instruction to Aguirre during a cabinet meeting

WEAPON OF CHOICE. A New People's Army rebel with an AK-47. File photo by Edwin Espejo

Ombudsman files criminal raps vs PNP generals over missing AK-47s

Oct 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Although controversial in itself the case has since taken on a more political tone since it involves one of the officers whom Aquino once considered to be the next PNP chief Petrasanta

PNP's Marquez: Accomplishments not enough to be promoted

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The new chief of the PNP says it’s not enough to be an accomplished officer ‘Dapat maayos ka rin You also have to be clean ’ he says

PNP CLEANSE? Director General Ricardo Marquez, new chief of the PNP, wants lifestyle checks on cops accused of corruption. Rappler file photo Rappler file photo

New PNP chief: ‘My appointment a triumph of meritocracy’

Jul 16, 2015 - 3:05 PM

Even as the PNP OIC retires and PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez is installed the ghost of dismissed police general Alan Purisima lingers

NEW CHIEF. Director General Ricardo Marquez (2nd from left) is flanked by former PC chief and president Fidel Ramos, President Benigno Aquino, former PNP OIC Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina, and Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

New PNP chief Ricardo Marquez: Will I live up to expectations?

Jul 14, 2015 - 2:57 PM

Even when he was in a meeting with the President the Interior Secretary and Executive Secretary Director Ricardo Marquez says he wasn t exactly sure if he was going to be the next chief of the PNP

NEW CHIEF. Director Ricardo Marquez faces the media on Tuesday, July 14 after he is announced as the new chief of the PNP. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The PNP chief and the problems he will face

Jul 13, 2015 - 10:41 PM

Will President Benigno Aquino III wait until the last minute to announce the new PNP chief?

WHO'S NEXT? President Benigno Aquino III is expected to announce a new PNP chief this week. File photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Petrasanta on CA, Ormoc tragedy, Isabela gas well | 6PM wRap

Jul 03, 2015 - 6:36 PM

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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

Petrasanta’s dismissal, Philippine Air Force, Pacquiao for Letran | 12PM wRap

Jul 02, 2015 - 12:59 PM

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Sacked PNP officials, Roxas on Binay, failed bidding | 6PM wRap

Jun 30, 2015 - 6:43 PM

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Ombudsman sacks Purisima, 10 others from PNP

Jun 30, 2015 - 4:56 PM

UPDATED The Ombudsman dismisses two police generals with close ties to President Benigno Aquino III over a dubious deal between the PNP s Firearms and Explosives Office and a courier company

Photo by Mark Cristino

Why Aquino is taking time to pick a PNP chief

Apr 29, 2015 - 11:39 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says he wants to rush the appointment of several key government officials – the post of PNP chief included – but he’d rather take his time than have regrets in the end

'GIVE ME TIME.' President Benigno Aquino III says more time is needed as 'investigations' wrap up for the next PNP chief. File photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau