By Julliane Love De Jesus
The National Police Commission confirmed on Tuesday the posthumous recognition conferred by the Philippine National Police to five “police heroes” killed during the armed conflict between the government forces and Moro rebels in Zamboanga city last September 2013.
By Christine O. Avendaño
, Marlon Ramos
, Michael Lim Ubac
President Aquino on Wednesday voiced doubts that the clash between government security forces and an alleged criminal gang in Atimonan town, Quezon province, in which 13 people were killed on Sunday, was a shootout.
By Marlon Ramos
The involvement of Superintendent Hansel Marantan in at least four sensational gun battles purportedly with criminal gangs, in which a total of 40 people were killed, over the past seven years, has puzzled Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II.
Two police officers who chased down cellphone snatchers near the Provincial Capitol last June 7 were conferred the “Medalya ng Kagalingan” yesterday.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
, Norman Bordadora
Over 3,000 policemen assigned to Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters at Camp Crame, or half the force there, are overweight and will have to undergo an eight-week slimming program.