Politicians’ cop escorts recalled

THE Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO 7) has started recalling police officers who are serving as security detail to politicians and private individuals in Central Visayas. This follows the order of Philippine National Police Chief Dionardo Carlos to review the deployment of police officers working as close-in bodyguards of politicians. The Police Security Protection […]

Carlos named new police chief 

POLICE Lt. Gen. Dionardo Bernardo Carlos has been appointed to be the new police chief by President Rodrigo R. Duterte.  The appointment letter signed Wednesday takes effect on Nov. 13 as Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar steps down upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 56.   “Pursuant to the provisions of existing laws, you are hereby appointed Chief (Police General), Philippine National Police, vice Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar, effective 13 November 2021,” the letter […]

Cebu City police collar 3 ‘pushers,’ seize ‘shabu’ worth over P6 million

ANTI-NARCOTICS operatives of the Cebu City Police Office’s units seized illegal drugs worth P6.1 million and arrested three persons in separate operations on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The police seized a total of 905 grams of white substance they described as methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as “shabu.” The first suspect, Leegine Caballes, was caught past […]