PNP CITES GAINS IN 1ST SEM ANTI-CARNAPPING DRIVE
PNP Public Information Office Published on Tuesday, 10 July 2012 16:00
Carnapping cases dropped significantly during the first half of 2012 as authorities noted a steady downtrend in carnapping cases over the past six months.
In a report to PNP Chief, Director General Nicanor A Bartolome, Chief Superintendent Leonardo A Espina, Directir of the PNP Highway Patrol Group said a total of 547 carnapping cases were recorded from January thru June 2012.The number of stolen motor vehicles in the first semester of 2012 showed a sharp drop of 25.98% from the 739 motor vehicles stolen during the same period in 2011, Espina noted.
5,321 ROOKIES INDUCTED INTO POLICE SERVICE
PNP Public Information Office Published on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 16:00
The Philippine National Police inducted 5,321 recruits into the police service to fill-up requirements of Police Regional Offices for more warm bodies for police visibility and anti-crime operations.
Simultaneous oath-taking ceremonies were held in the 17 Police Regional Offices across the country during the week formalizing the appointment of 5,321 recruits to the rank of Police Officer 1 with a basic monthly salary of P14, 834.00 with allowances and other non-cash benefits.PNP Chief, Director General Nicanor A Bartolome, said the new recruits are expected to further beef-up the existing PNP personnel complement for law enforcement and public safety operations of Police Regional Offices.
6,124 DRUG OFFENDERS ARRESTED, Php 1.7-BILLION DRUGS SEIZED
PNP Public Information Office Published on Sunday, 08 July 2012 08:00
Intensified anti-illegal drugs operations of the Philippine National Police in the first five months of 2012 resulted in the confiscation of P1.77-billion worth of illegal drugs in 3,546 separate anti-drug operations across the country.
Consolidated reports prepared by the PNP Directorate for Operations indicate a 20% hike in the number of police anti-drug operations in January to May 2012 from only 2,956 operations during the same period in 2011.
PNP Chief, Director General Nicanor A Bartolome said a total of 6,124 violators of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 were rounded-up by the PNP in drug buy-bust operations, house raids and search operations, and Marijuana eradication operations in the countryside.
PNP ADOPTS EXPANDED ONE STRIKE POLICY
PNP Public Information Office Published on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 08:00
The PNP high command has expanded the application of the One Strike Policy in other police campaigns to keep local police commanders on their toes.
"Henceforth, the One Strike Policy in the Anti-Illegal Gambling campaign shall be applied as well in the anti-illegal logging drive and the national campaign against Wanted Persons," PNP Chief, “Pulis Nyo Po” Director General Nicanor A Bartolome said.
Bartolome said the One Strike Policy seeks to reinforce and invigorate the anti-illegal logging drive according to the spirit and intent of Executive Order No. 23 issued by President Benigno S Aquino III as part of his flagship program on environment protection.