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Aquino admits 'regret' as Marquez exits PNP early

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:26 PM

Ricardo Marquez retires ahead of schedule to make way for the incoming president s pick for PNP chief

ALL SMILES. President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Mrs. Luzviminda Marquez and Interior and Local Government Secretary Mel Senen Sarmiento, presents the Medalya ng Kagitingan sa Paglilingkod; Medalya ng Pambihirang Paglilingkod; Gallery of Awards; and the Command Saber on outgoing PNP Chief P/DG Ricardo Marquez at the Grandstand of the PNP Transformation Oval of the PNP General Headquarters, Camp Crame in Quezon City on June 28, 2016. Photo by Benjie Basug/ Malacanang Photo Bureau

Mamasapano was a 'crisis of confidence' in PNP, says Marquez

Jun 28, 2016 - 7:45 PM

In his retirement ceremony PNP chief Ricardo Marquez turns emotional and looks back on how the deadly Mamasapano clash affected the police force

Outgoing president Benigno S. Aquino III (rightmost) along with PNP Chief-PDG Ricardo Marquez (left) troops the line for the last time in a ceremony held in his honor at Camp Crame on Tuesday. Photo by Joel Liporada

Exiting PNP chief's wish: Continue reforms

Jun 28, 2016 - 11:05 AM

Ricardo Marquez outgoing PNP chief tells officers who are demoralized by the changes triggered by the new administration: Hold on to your dreams

OUTGOING CHIEF. Ricardo Marquez, the outgoing chief of the PNP. Rappler file photo

Send-offs as Sarmiento, Marquez bid farewell to Crame

Jun 27, 2016 - 5:06 PM

DILG Secretary Mel Senen Sarmiento and PNP Director General Ricardo Marquez prepare to leave their posts as the Aquino administration winds down

Incoming PNP chief to corrupt police: You have 6 months

Jun 02, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Ronald dela Rosa is already creating a list of police involved in drug crimes

PNP chief: Bicol had 'most peaceful' 2016 elections

May 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Bicol had the most peaceful elections with a 9 5 grade in a scale of 10 says top cop Director General Ricardo Marquez

'PEACEFUL ELECTIONS'. PNP chief Ricardo Marquez talks with the members of the press after the post-election assessment on Thursday, May 19. With him is Bicol PNP regional director Chief Supt. Augusto Marquez. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

PNP chief Marquez to cops: 'Be loyal to your badge'

May 21, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Whoever the president and chief PNP may be our work is the same Just do your job Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez tells police officers in Bicol

CONFISCATED. Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez inspects the loose firearms confiscated in Bicol before the 2016 elections. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

PNP chief director orders probe into sacked pro-Duterte cop

May 05, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Former Chief Superintendent Ronald Dela Rosa is relieved of his post due to reports of partisan support for a presidential candidate

VISIT. Philippine National Police Chief Director Ricardo Marquez (right) was welcomed by Chief Superintendent Conrado Capa (middle), Police Regional Office-18 director, and Senior Superintendent Flynn Dongbo, acting city director, at the Bacolod City Police Office Wednesday. Marchel P. Espina/ Rappler

PNP takes oath of non-partisanship for May polls

Apr 26, 2016 - 1:10 PM

But the 4 generals tagged in a supposed meeting with the Liberal Party standard bearer are not present because they were at a Commission on Audit event

OATH. Top police chiefs vow to remain non-partisan in the upcoming May polls. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Kidapawan farmers file charges vs Aquino allies, police

Apr 26, 2016 - 12:02 AM

Our struggle for food land and justice is legitimate and we will pursue justice in every possible way one of the complainants vows

Farmers and their families file cases against officials over the Kidapawan dispersal.

PNP chief on generals' Cubao meet: Give them benefit of the doubt

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:42 PM

PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez says there has been no formal complaint against the 4 generals spotted at a hotel where staff of LP bet Mar Roxas were also meeting

BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT. In a press conference on Thursday, April 7, PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez says the 4 generals seen at a hotel in Cubao were asked to explain their presence. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Cybersecurity measures part of poll preparations – PNP

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:19 PM

The PNP says it has alerted its anti cybercrime group to provide additional security following hacking attacks on the Commission on Elections website

COOPERATION. The PNP and the AFP on Thursday, April 7, signed the joint operational guidelines for the conduct of the May 9 elections. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

3 provinces added to PNP's election watchlist areas

Apr 01, 2016 - 11:56 AM

The PNP is also monitoring the provinces of Abra Nueva Ecija and Lanao del Norte – additions to the 6 provinces already identified as watchlist areas in December

POLICE. Officers of the Philippine National Police force salute during ceremony. File photo by Francis R Malasig/EPA

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'Mourning for peace' in Samar as election-related violence continues

Dec 31, 2015 - 8:49 AM

The latest incident happens just two days after the country s top cop ordered the Samar police to stamp out private armed groups maintained by local politicians

WOUNDED. Jojo Taduyo gets medical treatment after being shot by an unidentified gunman on December 30, 2015. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

PNP suspends operations vs NPA until New Year

Dec 24, 2015 - 3:15 PM

But the police will still continue to conduct active defensive measures such as security patrols to protect all PNP camps stations and vital installations

Philippine police officers salute as they stand at attention during a gathering at the Philippine National Police headquarters in suburban Manila on September 7, 2011. An April 1, 2005 US embassy cable leaked to anti-secrecy website Wikileaks described the Filipino police force to be as corrupt as Chicago cops in the Al Capone era, and accused them of routinely torturing or murdering criminal suspects, as well as planting evidence against them. Philippine President Benigno Aquino responded on September 5 saying the United States needs to get better sources of information after another leaked US secret cable described him as "diffident and unassertive". Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Cop who criticized Purisima now Negros police chief

Nov 30, 2015 - 7:16 PM

UPDATED Chief Superintendent Conrad Capa is the officer in charge of the new Police Regional Office 18 in Bacolod City

NEGROS CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Conrad Capa is now chief of PRO 18, which has jurisdiction over Negros Occidental, Oriental, and Bacolod City. Photo courtesy of the PNP PIO

PH ready for APEC security challenges – PNP

Nov 14, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Our security plan for the APEC summit includes security plans for a terrorist attack We were instructed by [President Benigno Aquino III] to prepare for a worst case scenario says PNP Director General Ricardo Marquez

PREPARATIONS. The PNP prepares on November 14 for worst-case scenario in APEC Summit. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Chinese officials' concern: Anti-China protests during APEC

Nov 11, 2015 - 5:49 PM

Philippine security officials will also beef up security in different embassies on the week of the APEC summit

APEC PREPS. Police personnel at the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame on November 9, 2015 ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting on 18 and 19 November. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Keeping Metro Manila safe: NCRPO trains more street patrollers

Oct 03, 2015 - 9:30 AM

A total of 656 trainees will undergo training in 5 police districts across the Philippine capital region

POLICE FORCE. NCRPO director Joel Pagdilao at the Quezon City Hall. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

In memory of SAF 44: 'Troopers never die'

Aug 08, 2015 - 4:36 PM

Our troopers fought a good fight and we will never forget them says PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez

SAF MEMORIAL. SAF troopers honor their fallen comrades on August 8, 2015. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

PNP chief: Charges vs protesters who 'abducted, mauled' SONA cops

Jul 27, 2015 - 1:49 PM

The PNP chief assures the public that maximum tolerance will be exercised by cops but calls on protesters to do the same

Iglesia ni Cristo drama: Did police do their job?

Jul 24, 2015 - 5:59 PM

The QCPD chief and the chief of the PNP say police personnel did what they could in response to the situation

ENOUGH ACTION? The Quezon City Police District led by Chief Superintendent Pagdilao visit the INC compound in Tandang Sora past 11 pm on Thursday, July 23. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Leading the Philippine National Police

Jul 23, 2015 - 3:51 PM

Is Director General Ricardo Marquez ready to lead the PNP?

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Jul 22, 2015 - 6:18 PM

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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

IN PHOTOS: The new PNP 'White House'

Jul 17, 2015 - 6:59 PM

Media are allowed to tour the compound of the top cop s official residence for the first time since it began construction in 2013

PNP 'WHITE HOUSE.' A police officer stands outside the new White House inside the Camp Crame in Quezon City on Friday, July 17. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

IN QUOTES: PNP chief Marquez' marching orders

Jul 16, 2015 - 7:45 PM

What does newly installed PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez have in store for the PNP?

ON TO WORK. Newly-installed PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez wastes no time in buckling down on his new job. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

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Jul 16, 2015 - 6:24 PM

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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

PNP change of command ceremony

Jul 16, 2015 - 10:41 AM

The PNP confers retirement honors to outgoing OIC Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina and welcomes new chief Director Ricardo Marquez

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Jul 14, 2015 - 6:34 PM

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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

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Jul 14, 2015 - 1:01 PM

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Ricardo Marquez is new PNP chief

Jul 14, 2015 - 11:29 AM

UPDATED Director Ricardo Marquez a graduate of the PMA Class of 1982 is appointed the new chief of the PNP besting 2 senior officials who were also considered for the post

NEW CHIEF. Director Ricardo Marquez, the incoming chief of the Philippine National Police, speaks to the media in Camp Crame. 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

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Jun 25, 2015 - 1:09 PM

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Who will Aquino pick as PNP chief?

Jun 24, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The President has spoken to at least 3 police officials as he wraps up the vetting of contenders for the top PNP post

WHO'S NEXT? President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to pick the next chief of the PNP. File photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

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

Why the PNP needs a full-time chief now

Mar 27, 2015 - 9:30 AM

President Benigno Aquino III has not yet filled in the nearly 4 month vacancy in the PNP crucial to the operational effectiveness of the 150 000 strong police force

President Benigno S. Aquino III troops the line during the 36th PNPA Commencement Exercises of the Lakandula Class of 2015 at Camp General Mariano Castañeda in Cavite on March 26, 2015. Photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

What's keeping Aquino from naming new PNP chief?

Feb 23, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Resigned PNP chief Alan Purisima under fire for his role in ‘Oplan Exodus ’ continues to have the ear of his longtime buddy President Benigno Aquino III

DILG Chief Mar Roxas and former PNP chief Dir Gen Alan Purisima shake hands during an August 2014 event in Camp Crame. File photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau