Tag: PNP

📰 Ang No. 1 para kay PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde [Pilipino Star Ngayon]

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Meron ba kayong inspirasyon o hinahangaan sa mga naging pinuno ng pulisya?
“Ang No. 1 para sa akin ay ang dating pinuno ng PNP na si Heneral Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, lalo na kung paano niya binago ang organisasyon ng pulisya sa kanyang kampanya laban sa pangongotong, ang kanyang matatag na pagpasya bilang lider. Kaming mga pulis, mataas man o ordinaryong ranggo, ay hindi pinahihintulutang magkaroon ng malaking tiyan, di pwedeng mas malaki kaysa 34 pulgada ang tiyan o kaya kailangang umalis sa pagpupulis. Superintendente ako sa Pampanga nang si Senador Ping Lacson ay pinuno ng PNP.”

From Wilson Lee Flores’ interview with PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde
Kwentong Panadero (Pilipino Star Ngayon), Sept. 21, 2018
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Sen. Lacson Chairs the Hearing for Bills on Rank Classification in the PNP

Sen. Lacson’s Opening Statement at the Hearing:

This hearing is hereby called to order. I’d like to acknowledge the presence of the vice-chair of the Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs, Sen. Greg Honasan. Good morning, Sir.

This measure may look simple in its intended purpose. But as we go on with the discussion this morning, but as we go on with the discussion this morning you’ll find out it’s more complicated than we think.

Related: Senate Bill 1869, providing for rank classification in the PNP
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Lacson to PDEA, DDB: Refocus your efforts vs ‘big fish’

With law enforcers proving themselves capable of going after street peddlers, it is high time for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Dangerous Drugs Board to go after the so-called big fish.

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson stressed this on Tuesday as he cited the need for stricter coordination at the upper levels against the entry of illegal drugs into the country.

“You have to refocus because the police are now capable of going after street peddlers. You have to concentrate on those at the higher levels,” he said at the Senate hearing on the budgets of the two agencies for 2019.

Related: Ping: Pulis sa pusher, PDEA/DDB sa bigtime drug trader
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Ping: Pulis sa pusher, PDEA/DDB sa bigtime drug trader

Bahala na ang mga pulis sa mga nagtutulak ng droga sa kalye; ang mga malalaking supplier ang atupagin ninyo.

Ito ang naging mensahe ni Senador Panfilo Lacson sa mga pinuno ng Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) at Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sa pagdinig ng Senado sa panukalang gastusin ng dalawang ahensiya para sa susunod na taon.

Si Lacson ang chairman ng sub-committee ng Senate Committee on Finance na nagsagawa ng pagdinig sa panukalang gastusin ng mga naturang ahensiya para sa taong 2019.

Related: Lacson to PDEA, DDB: Refocus your efforts vs ‘big fish’
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🌐 LUSOT NA | Panukalang ilipat sa pamamahala ng PNP ang training ng police recruits, pasado sa ikatlo’t huling pagbasa [RMN News]

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From RMN News: Mas magagawa ng PNP ang tungkulin nito na pagserbisyuhan at protektahan ang mamamayan lalo at kung mayroon itong authority at accountability sa pagsasanay at pagtuturo sa mga tauhan nito.

Related:
At a Glance: SB 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNP
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🌐 Internal Cleansing: Lacson-sponsored bill transferring police recruits’ training to PNP approved on third reading

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From the Senate PRIB: Senate Bill 1898, which Lacson sponsored on the Senate floor last Aug. 14, was approved on final reading with 19 affirmative votes, zero negative vote and no abstention.

Related:
Sen. Lacson’s Sponsorship Speech for Senate Bill 1898
At a Glance: SB 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNP
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#PingBills: Voting 19-0, Senate approves Senate Bill 1898 on third reading

Voting 19-0, the Senate approves Senate Bill 1898 on third reading. SB 1898, sponsored by Sen. Lacson, seeks to transfer to the PNP the authority and responsibility of training police recruits.

Related:
Sen. Lacson’s Sponsorship Speech for Senate Bill 1898
At a Glance: SB 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNP
SB 1898 breezes through the period of interpellation in the Senate

Ping: Hinay-hinay muna sa pagbira sa mga pulis na humuli sa mga abogado

Hindi tamang kondenahin at agad na batikusin ang mga pulis na humuli sa tatlong abogado na naabutan ng mga ito sa loob ng nilusob na bar na pinaghihinalaang ginagawang lugar para sa transaksiyon sa mga ipinagbabawal na gamot sa Makati City.

Ito ang naging mensahe ni Senador at Senate Committee on Public Order and Illegal Drugs Chairman Panfilo Lacson sa mga nauna nang nagbigay ng kanilang opinyon, bago maglabasan ang ilang video sa naturang pangyayari.

Sa mga video kasi na naglabasan, makikitang natameme ang tatlong abogado na nasa loob ng bar, bagama’t tumangging ibigay ang mga pangalan, nang tanungin ng isa sa mga miyembro ng raiding team kung sino ang ikinakatawan ng mga ito.

Related: Lacson: Don’t judge cops who arrested lawyers in Makati raid without getting their side
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Lacson: Don’t judge cops who arrested lawyers in Makati raid without getting their side

Do not be too quick to condemn the Philippine National Police (PNP) over the arrest of three lawyers following an anti-drug operation at a bar in Makati City last week.

On this note, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said the public should at least see the side of the PNP’s National Capital Region Police Office on the incident before judging.

“Let us not be too hasty or harsh in condemning the NCRPO, without getting their side of the story. There is such a thing as presumption of regularity,” said Lacson, who headed the PNP from 1999 to 2001.

He noted videos taken of the raid at the Makati City bar showed that the NCRPO officers asked the lawyers who they were representing, and arrested them after they could not give clear answers.

Related: Ping: Hinay-hinay muna sa pagbira sa mga pulis na humuli sa mga abogado
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📰 Editorial: Reforming the PNP [People’s Tonight]

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From People’s Tonight: Like other peace-loving and well-meaning Filipinos, we hope members of Congress – senators and congressmen – will cross party lines to ensure the passage of the proposed legislation.  Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Reforming the PNP [People’s Tonight]”