Authorities – including the Philippine National Police – can best address the issue of “tambays” (loiterers) at the local level, without having to elevate it to the national level.
Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson stressed this Thursday after noting the arrests of such loiterers were based on local ordinances.
“If they say, being ‘tambay’ violates local ordinances, keep it local. The Chief, PNP doing all the explaining and justifying instead of the concerned local chiefs of police only adds up to the suspicion and criticisms,” said Lacson, who headed the Philippine National Police from 1999 to 2001. Continue reading “‘Tambay’ issue best addressed at the local level”
From the Manila Bulletin: The Philippine National Police disclosed it appreciated Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson applauding the current leadership of Director General Oscar Albayalde in dealing with cops accused of extortion. Continue reading “📰 Lacson’s statement a ‘big morale booster’ to PNP — spokesperson [Manila Bulletin]”
Mula sa dating Chief PNP na nakapagpatino ng kapulisan: Pagbati sa magandang simula, at payo para maging tuloy-tuloy ito.
Para magtagumpay ang kampanya kontra krimen, dapat mawala ang tiwali sa PNP
Message to the incoming PNP chief
From the Manila Bulletin: Sen. Lacson commended the PNP leadership for its action against ‘kotong cops,’ and urged it to sustain its internal cleansing. Continue reading “📰 Lacson commends PNP leadership for action on ‘kotong’ policemen [Manila Bulletin]”
From Abante: Kumpiyansa si Senador Panfilo Lacson na mahusay na pamumunuan ni Police Director General Oscar Albayalde ang Philippine National Police. Continue reading “📰 Albayalde kayang disiplinahin ang PNP – Lacson [Abante]”
In an interview on DZBB, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– challenges facing new PNP chief Albayalde and new BuCor chief dela Rosa
– criticisms vs anti-drug war from the US State Department and EU Parliament
– claims of ‘utang na loob’ and the Blue Ribbon report
– ‘extortion’ racket at Boracay
– update on National ID bill
Quotes from the interview… Continue reading “Interview on DZBB | April 22, 2018”
From Abante: Malaking hamon kay outgoing Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa ang pagpapatigil sa kalakalan ng ilegal na droga sa loob ng New Bilibid Prisons (NBP), ayon kay Senador Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. Continue reading “📰 Pagbuwag sa drug trade sa NBP, hamon kay Bato – Lacson [Abante]”