I personally think that it is as far as the evidence against former PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde can go, as shown even during the Senate inquiry.
The lesson learned here is that the law does not only have a long arm. It also has a very long memory.
Having said that, the surest way for police officers like P/Maj. Baloyo et al to avoid past misdeeds from catching up with them is not to commit those misdemeanors in the first place.
Magandang balita para sa publiko, at masama naman para sa mga kriminal ang fitness policy na inapatupad ng liderato ng Philippine National Police (PNP).
Ayon kay Senador at dating PNP Chief Panfilo Lacson na unang nagpatupad nitong programa sa institusyon, nangangahulugan ito na magiging mas handa ang mga pulis sa pagtugis sa mga kriminal.
Dahil sa nabanggit na programa, kikitid na mga lugar na magagalawan ng mga kriminal at sa kabilang banda ay magpapabuti sa pisikal na katawan ng mga pulis.
“If we have policemen and policewomen who are physically and morally fit, everybody indeed wins. Only the bad guys will lose,” banggit ni Lacson.
Related: Lacson: PNP’s Fitness Policy a Win-Win for All – Except the Criminals
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The fitness policy adopted by the Philippine National Police leadership is a win-win situation for all – except for the criminals.
Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson stressed this Tuesday as he lauded the PNP, which he headed from 1999 to 2001, for keeping alive what he considers his best legacy to the institution.
“I would like to think the best legacy I left in the police institution was the discipline that I instilled in my policemen who I enjoined to stop huffing and puffing with big bulging tummies. Instead, they maintained a maximum waistline of 34 inches so they would be trim and thin when they chased robbers and other criminals,” Lacson said.
Related: Ping: Kriminal Lang ang Lagot sa PNP Fitness Policy
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Walang katulad na katapangan at di-matatawarang kabayanihan.
Ang mga katagang ito ang pangunahing nilalaman ng pagsasampa ni Senador Panfilo Lacson ng resolusyon sa Senado na naglalayong kilalanin ang di-matatawarang pagganap ni Police Senior Master Sergeant Jason Magno sa tungkulin bilang alagad ng batas.
Si Magno ay ang pulis na nagligtas sa mga inosenteng buhay sa isang paaaralan sa Misamis Oriental sa pamamagitan ng pagtakip gamit ang sariling katawan sa isang granadang itinapon doon.
“Whereas, this selfless act of Police Master Sergeant Jason Magno should be emulated and recognized not only by the Philippine National Police but by the entire country,” saad ni Lacson, na namuno sa Philippine National Police noong 1999 hanggang 2001, sa Senate Resolution 229 na isinampa niya nitong Lunes.
Related: Dapat Tularan! Lacson Resolution Exalts Hero Cop Jason Magno’s Selflessness
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The selflessness showed by the late Police Senior Master Sergeant Jason Magno, who shielded with his own body a grenade in order to save innocent lives in Misamis Oriental, should be emulated not only by the Philippine National Police but by the entire country.
On this note, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson commended and exalted Magno for showing “extraordinary bravery, heroism and instinct” to fulfill his sworn duty “To Serve and Protect,” even at the cost of his own life.
“Whereas, this selfless act of Police Master Sergeant Jason Magno should be emulated and recognized not only by the Philippine National Police but by the entire country,” Lacson, who headed the PNP from 1999 to 2001, said in Senate Resolution 229, which was filed on Monday.
Related: Ping: ‘Di Matatawaran ang Kabayanihan ni Magno
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I have mixed feelings about the way P/Gen. Oscar Albayalde, now ex-Chief PNP, has abruptly ended his police service more than three weeks before his compulsory retirement. His statements prior to his formal announcement today to relinquish command of the 190,000-strong police force have somehow diminished the redeeming value of his intent to spare the PNP from the so-called ‘ninja cops’ controversies.
Being a PMA graduate myself, I feel sad whenever fellow Peemayers slug it out publicly over issues that hit the very core of the unique and exclusive cadet honor system which has nurtured us for four arduous years to prepare ourselves to resist the moral challenges and temptations once we step out of the Academy.
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“Duterte OK with cops accepting ‘gifts’ out of gratitude, earning extra cash from video-karera” – Is this not graft Mr President? Pray tell, who is ignorant?
The Senate media and I know that the President was exaggerating when he said that I have the penchant to comment on every issue.
Aside from from my Twitter posts, I only comment on issues when asked, and not even all the time. I play ‘dedma’ when I am not familiar with the issue. I may not be a lawyer but I know how to read and understand the law that I read, or ask my lawyer-staff when I don’t.
Having said that, the President says he is fighting corruption. I also say I am on a crusade in exposing corruption in government. If we are not complementing each other in this regard, there must be a problem somewhere.
As for his other claim, I am not even sure if I want to run for President, so I do not know what he is talking about.
Muling hinikayat ni Senador Panfilo Lacson ang publiko na tumulong sa pagbabantay sa gagawing deliberasyon ng lehislatura sa mahigit P4 trilyong panukalang badyet para sa 2020.
Ito ay upang hindi na makalusot pa ang pork barrel at mga walang kabuluhang alokasyon na taun-taon na lamang ay isinisingit ng mga tiwaling mambabatas at opisyal.
“Any technical support from the outside will certainly help in our scrutiny of the 2020 budget books,” pahayag ni Lacson sa kanyang Twitter account.
Bilang nangunguna sa kampanya laban sa katiwalian at pork barrel sa pambansang gastusin, isiniwalat ni Lacson na malaki ang maitutulong kung sasamahan siya ng publiko sa pagsuri sa mga pondong inilalaan sa mga proyekto.
“This is taxpayers’ money we are talking about. We should not allow a greedy few to lay their grubby hands on it, to put it mildly,” mariing paalala ni Lacson sa publiko.
Related: Hide and Seek: Lacson Enlists Public’s Help in Tracking Down Pork in 2020 Budget
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As he prepares to engage in yet another protracted game of “hide-and-seek” against pork in the 2020 national budget, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson is enlisting the help of the public – especially fellow taxpayers – in exposing such dubious insertions and useless appropriations.
Lacson, an untiring watchdog of the national budget and avowed enemy of the pork barrel system, said any forensic or technical help from outside Congress would greatly help in exposing and removing pork in the spending bill.
“Any technical support from the outside will certainly help in our scrutiny of the 2020 budget books,” he said in a post on his Twitter account.
He also sought support from the people in watching the budget process, to remove the pork that caused the delay in the passage of the 2019 budget.
“This is taxpayers’ money we are talking about. We should not allow a greedy few to lay their grubby hands on it, to put it mildly,” he stressed.
Related: Ping sa Publiko: Sama-sama Tayo sa Pagkapa sa Pork sa 2020 Budget
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