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Cop who ‘rescued’ suspect still at large


Criminal and administrative charges were filed against a Manila policeman who forcibly took custody of a woman arrested by mall guards for shoplifting on Wednesday and then released her without pressing charges.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila cop keeps denying torture


Despite the video purportedly showing him tugging a string attached to a naked man’s genitals, dismissed Senior Insp. Joselito Binayug entered a plea of not guilty on Wednesday to the charge that he and six other Manila policemen tortured a robbery suspect in 2010.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila church caretaker shoots self


A heartbroken caretaker of a church in Sta. Cruz, Manila apparently took his own life Saturday midnight by shooting himself, police said Sunday.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Manila’s Finest, now Manila’s worst


What’s happening to the Manila Police District (MPD) that prides itself as “Manila’s Finest?”

Posted: July 16th, 2012 in On Target | Read More »

‘Dirty Harry’ mayor praises Manila cops facing probe

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Manila’s “Dirty Harry” has come to the defense of the policemen who figured in the deaths of two rape-slay suspects under detention on Tuesday night, saying the officers deserve commendations instead of being subjected to investigations.

Posted: March 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 confessed child rapists killed in Manila police cell


A day after Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim extracted their confession, two men charged with the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl were killed in what police described as a “scuffle” Tuesday night at their place of detention.

Posted: March 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Police officers’ firearms sealed in Manila


The service firearms of 35 officers of the Manila Police District (MPD) were sealed Wednesday morning as a deterrent against the indiscriminate firing of their weapons during the holiday season. MPD spokesman Chief Inspector Erwin Margarejo, however, said the order from Philippine National Police chief Director General Nicanor Bartolome  did not mean lawmen would stand [...]

Posted: December 21st, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila cops have new acting director


An early Christmas gift. This was how Senior Superintendent Alex Gutierrez described his appointment as the new acting director of the Manila Police District (MPD). The former MPD deputy director for administration will be replacing Chief Supt. Roberto Rongavilla, who will be retiring next month. Support While official turnover ceremonies will be held at the [...]

Posted: October 19th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Foul weather policemen lauded by Manila gov’t


Bad weather brought out the best in Manila policemen whose good deeds have been recognized by the local government. In a meeting with the city’s police on Monday, Mayor Alfredo Lim cited the Manila Traffic District Enforcement Unit and the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau, which kept at their jobs despite the rains and floods [...]

Posted: October 10th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Close to 2,000 cops to ensure order in Manila—report


Close to 2,000 Manila policemen were deployed around the city ensure peace and order in anticipation of the rallies that are expected to break out during President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address later on Monday, 990AM report said.

Posted: July 25th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MPD tops Metro SWAT competition

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Talk about a comeback. Almost a year after their unit’s botched attempt to rescue a busload of Hong Kong tourists being held hostage at the Quirino Grandstand, two Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams from the Manila Police District (MPD) topped the annual SWAT competition of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), which ended [...]

Posted: May 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

  1. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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