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Measure Transferring Police Recruits’ Training to PNP Tackled at the Bicameral Conference Committee Level

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A measure seeking to transfer the training of police recruits from the PNPA to the PNP, was taken up at the bicameral conference committee level on Jan. 14. Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, who sponsored the Senate version of the measure (SB 1898), led the Senate contingent. Rep. Romeo Acop led the House contingent.

The Senate panel members included Senators Gringo Honasan, Win Gatchalian, Risa Hontiveros. The House panel members included Reps. Edgar Sarmiento, Leopoldo Bataoil and Juliet Marie Ferrer.

Related:
At a Glance: Senate Bill 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNPย 
Sponsorship Speech: Committee Report on Senate Bill 1898, Transferring Police Recruits’ Training to the PNP

Kapihan sa Senado forum | Nov. 15, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– return of the Balangiga Bells from the US to PH
– portrayal of PNP leadership in ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano’
– suspension of excise tax on fuel products in 2019
– President Duterte’s supposed ‘power nap’ at the ASEAN Summit
– possible arrest of former First Lady Imelda Marcos
– bringing down VAT and cutting the number of exemptions
– possible Senate inquiry into recent killing of local executives
– rogue cops abusing their authority amid a pay raise starting January 2019
– prospective third telco
– DICT leadership change
– legislation transferring training of police recruits from PPSC to PNP
– ‘rampant corruption’ at Customs
– possible extension of martial law in Mindanao

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Quotes from the interview… Continue reading “Kapihan sa Senado forum | Nov. 15, 2018”

๐ŸŒ Internal Cleansing: Lacson-sponsored bill transferring police recruits’ training to PNP approved on third reading

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From the Senate PRIB:ย 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. Lacsonโ€™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. Lacsonโ€™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

๐Ÿ“ฐ Editorial: Reforming the PNP [People’s Tonight]

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From People’s Tonight:ย 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.ย  Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Editorial: Reforming the PNP [People’s Tonight]”

Interview on DZMM | Aug. 17, 2018

In an interview on DZMM, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Possible pork in the 2019 budget
– SB 1898, transferring police recruits’ training to PNP

Quotes from the interview…ย  Continue reading “Interview on DZMM | Aug. 17, 2018”

#PingBills: Senate Bill 1898 breezes through the period of interpellation in the Senate

Senate Bill 1898, which Sen. Lacson sponsored on Aug. 14, 2018, was approved on second reading the next day. The bill gives the PNP the authority – and responsibility – to train 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

๐ŸŒ Lacson sponsors bill transferring police recruitsโ€™ training to PNP [PNA]

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From the PNA:ย โ€œThis representation stands with the belief that the PNP can better serve the greater interest of the State if it assumes the mandate of the PPSC in the training and education of its personnel… As a consequence thereof, the PNP will be accountable to the entire gamut of responsibility from recruitment, education, field training, and deployment of police officers,โ€ Lacson said.ย  Continue reading “๐ŸŒ Lacson sponsors bill transferring police recruitsโ€™ training to PNP [PNA]”

๐Ÿ“ฐ Albayalde thanks Lacson for bill giving PNP full authority in training recruits [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin:ย โ€œIn line with the continued efforts of the PNP to reform and modernize, we are thankful to Senator Panfilo M. Lacson for filing SB 1898, which when passed into law, shall vest the PNP with full responsibility and accountability in training and honing our new recruits and personnel as they prepare to enter the police service,โ€ said Albayalde in a media briefing.ย  Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Albayalde thanks Lacson for bill giving PNP full authority in training recruits [Manila Bulletin]”

๐Ÿ“ฐ Lacson wants training of cops back to PNP [Tempo]

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From Tempo:ย โ€œTo pinpoint responsibility and accountability in the recruitment and training of police officers, the responsibility of training new recruits should go to the PNP,โ€ Lacson said.ย  Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Lacson wants training of cops back to PNP [Tempo]”