Sponsorship Speech for Senate Resolution 106

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, it is an honor to present before this august chamber Senate Resolution 106, congratulating and commending the men and women who were chosen as this year’s Country’s Outstanding Policemen in Service or COPS. I can find no better place than here, or more appropriate occasion than now, to pay tribute to these law enforcers for their unwavering commitment and consistent contributions in serving and protecting our countrymen.

A long time ago, somebody said and allow me to paraphrase: “Soldiery and police service are the two most noble professions for we have no capital but our lives.”

Having come from the ranks of the police and the military, I mean it every time I say it: hindi biro ang mapabilang sa ating unipormadong hanay. Sabi nga nila, sa tuwing lalabas ang isang pulis o sundalo sa kanyang bahay, pagkatapos magpaalam sa kanyang pamilya, ang isa sa kanyang dalawang paa ay maaring patungo sa hukay o sa kulungan. At ang isang paa lamang ang maaring magdala sa kanya pabalik sa kanyang tahanan.  Continue reading “Sponsorship Speech for Senate Resolution 106”

Lacson Resolution Fetes Top Cops for 2011

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson commended this year’s recipients of the Country’s Outstanding Policemen in Service (COPS) for giving Filipinos an inspiration with their dedication to service.  Continue reading “Lacson Resolution Fetes Top Cops for 2011”