Gamboa puts ‘quota with receipts system’ for police officers
MANILA, Philippines — In a bid to keep police officers from turning corrupt, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Archie Gamboa said he is implementing a “quota with receipts” system.
Gamboa said that under this system, police officers, especially those with regulatory functions, will have to reach a target or a quota.
“Ang principle ko, kapag pinilit mo silang i-increase ‘yung regulatory fees nila, malaki ang tendency na hindi sila gagawa ng ilegal kasi binibigyan mo sila ng target eh. Indirectly siya na sinasabi mo ‘linisin mo’,” Gamboa said in an interview over dzMM on Tuesday.
(My principle is that if you will force to increase the regulatory fines, there is a tendency that they will not engage in anything illegal as you are giving them a target. You are indirectly telling them to clean it)
Police units that have regulatory functions and will have the quota system include firearms and explosives office, licensing offices, psychiatric desk in the PNP’s health service, and crime laboratories, he said.
Gamboa assured that this quota system is free from corruption as this will have receipts and fees will go directly to the bank.
“Nag-come up ako ng quota nila na may resibo na pumapasok directly sa bangko,” the PNP official said.
“I’m trying to put up quota para subukan nating itaas, mabigyan sila ng quota na may resibo para indirectly saying na ‘huwag kayo sa ilegal, dito kayo pumunta’,” he added.
Edited by MUF
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