• The PNP Strategic Focus, encapsulated under Chief, PNP Police Director General Alan LM Purisima`s strategic focus "CODE-P 2013 and Beyond", intrinsically embraces all the basic elements for change which includes, among others the research, review and inventory of the existing PNP uniforms.
• Results of a survey conducted by the PNP Directorate for Research and Development (DRD) relative to the PNP existing uniforms called for an immediate response.
• The re-designed or proposed new PNP uniform must be…
dignified and suitable for everyday police work
- Adaptable to extreme changes in climate
On the redesigning of the PNP uniform, the following were undertaken:
Review of Related Literatures and Studies, both local and foreign, through the internet:
On a Global Perspective -
•76 or 39% of 194 countries worldwide wear dark blue
(Internationally accepted color for police organizations: midnight blue)
comfortable, flexible and functional.
Conduct of Consultation and Acceptability Survey, the reason-
•Negative and positive reactions were derived, but majority of the respondents preferred for a change of fabric and modification of the GOA to make it for a more suitable and functional.