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Rude awakening for sleeping on-duty Las Piñas cops

/ 09:02 AM September 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar ordered the relief of three Las Piñas City police officers who he spotted sleeping on the job during a surprise inspection early Monday morning.

Eleazar said he ordered the relief from their posts of Cpl. Eugine Ybasco, Cpl. Jayson Monsales, both assigned at the Las Piñas City Police Community Precinct 3 (PCP-3) and SSgt. Danny Cerbito of PCP-2.

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SIESTA COPS – NCRPO chief Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar (right) berates one of the Las Piñas City police officers caught sleeping on the job on Monday, September 23, 2019. (Photo from NCRPO)

“Yes, transferred na sa (they were already transferred to the) Regional Headquarters Support Unit (RHSU),” Eleazar told INQUIRER.net.

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He said he spotted Ybasco and Monsales, both mobile patrol officers sleeping while their patrol car was on standby along Alabang- Zapote Road in Barangay Pamplona Dos.

Upon nearing the PCP-2, he said he saw Cerbito also snoozing while on duty as a desk officer.

Eleazar said he confiscated the service firearms of the three police officers, who will face administrative cases for neglect of duty.   /gsg

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