Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • share this

Reforms to go on in PNP—Purisima

/ 05:07 AM December 17, 2012

Philippine National Police Deputy Director General Alan Purisima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Incoming Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima on Sunday vowed to continue the reform programs of his predecessor, Director General Nicanor Bartolome.

Purisima, who takes his oath as the 18th PNP chief before President Aquino on Tuesday, summed up his reform agenda for the 148,000-strong organization as “CODE P”—competence, organizational reforms, discipline, excellence and professionalism.

“I think we need these qualities for us to meet the expectations of the communities. We will also work on bringing the PNP closer to the people,” he told the Inquirer.


Purisima was a member of the Presidential Security Group that guarded Mr. Aquino’s family during the military coups in the administration of his mother, President Corazon Aquino. Marlon Ramos

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Alan Purisima, Government, PNP, Police, reforms
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2018 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.