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PNP to probe ‘quota system’ among cops, their superiors

camp crame

The Philippine National Police (PNP) had received a tip about a “quota system” that required low-ranking policemen to raise money from illegal activities to be passed on to their superiors so they could retain their posts.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

ICRC: 40,000 refugees in Zamboanga

A GENERAL view of Barangay Mariki in Zamboanga City where houses were set on fire in last year’s urban gun battle between soldiers and Moro rebels. A year after that incident, thousands of people remain homeless and in need of government assistance.  JEOFFREY MAITEM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

A year after the bloody siege in Zamboanga City, the fighting may have stopped but the daily battles of its displaced residents continue.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

P7-M shabu package from QC intercepted by PDEA in Ozamiz City

high-grade shabu

This box sent through special delivery looks cheap, but is worth millions – in illegal drugs, that is.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Keeping scalawags out, PNP wants to manage police academy

Philippine National Polic. FILE PHOTO

Can the Philippine National Police (PNP) weed out scalawags even before they enter the police force?

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

La Loma cops get another blackeye over 2011 case

PNP Director General Alan Purisima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Philippine National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima has recommended the dismissal from the service of five Quezon City policemen assigned to the La Loma station over a 2011 administrative case.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »