Category Archives: police

Shootout

A police investigator checks the hole caused by a bullet on the windshield of the silver Hyundai car involved in the shootout in Upper Carmen Cagayan de Oro City that left one police officer killed on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN …

Cop wounded in DavOr attack

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 27 July) – A policeman was wounded in an attack by suspected New People’s Army rebels around 4 pm Thursday in Tarragona, Davao Oriental. Police Regional Office 11 spokesperson Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz on Friday identified the wounded policeman as PO1 Johnny Morales. Driz said Morales was with Chief Insp. Marcelito and PO1 George […]

Police in Region 12 most efficient in solving riding-in-tandem killings

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 June) ­– The Police Regional Office (PRO)-12 has emerged as the most efficient among country’s regional police offices resolving cases of “riding-in-tandem killings” since last year. Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales, Region 12 police director, said Friday the region’s police units achieved a combined efficiency rating of 64 percent, topping […]

139 wanted persons nabbed in Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 1 May) – At least 139 individuals facing criminal cases were arrested when the Cotabato provincial police launched last week its province-wide operation dubbed “Huli-Week.” “Huli” is Filipino term for “arrest.” Supt. Bernard Tayong, spokesperson for the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO), said that of the 139 they arrested from April 23 […]

New police vehicles

Police officers stand beside newly-delivered motorcycles during the turnover of 23 4×4 light personnel carriers (Toyota Hilux), 44 motorcycles,3 utility trucks at the the Police Regional Office-11 headquarters in Davao City on Monday (26 February 2018). PNP Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa led the turnover of the vehicles which will be distributed to municipal […]

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Rebels abduct police officer in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) – Suspected communist guerillas abducted on Thursday the deputy chief of police of the municipality of President Roxas in North Cotabato. Chief Insp. Andres Sumugat, municipal police chief of President Roxas, has confirmed the kidnapping of his deputy, Insp. Menardo Cui Sr., while inside HMB KTV Bar and Lodging […]

Brothers slain in police raid in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 8 Dec) – Authorities shot dead two brothers who allegedly resisted arrest during a search operation in a village in Kabacan, North Cotabato dawn of Thursday, police reports said. Killed were Kobe Abdul Kaludin and his brother Dorex Abdul, both residents of Sitio Lote, Barangay Kayaga in Kabacan. Reports from the Cotabato […]

5 NPAs arrested in Lake Sebu operation

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 9 Nov) – Joint police and Army operatives arrested five suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in an operation on Monday afternoon at an outskirt village in Lake Sebu town in South Cotabato, belated reports said. Sr. Supt Franklin Alvero, South Cotabato police director, said in a report Wednesday the […]

200 Chinese-made M-16 rifles now with Region 12 cops

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/09 August)– The anti-terrorism campaign and efforts to ensure public safety in Region 12 received a big boost with the distribution of 200 new Chinese-made M-16 rifles to police personnel across the region. Chief Supt. Cedrick Train, Police Regional Office-12 (PRO-12) director, confirmed Wednesday the M-16 rifles manufactured by China North Industries […]

NPA abducts cop in DavOr

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 July) – The New People’s Army abducted a policeman in Cateel, Davao Oriental last Tuesday, the Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 announced Thursday. Abducted was PO1 Alfredo Sillada Basabica Jr., who was detailed at the 2nd Platoon of Davao Oriental Public Safety Company based in Barangay Aliwagwag, Cateel in Davao […]

Nabbed

Chief Supt. Agripino Javier, PNP Region 10 regional director, presents suspected Maute bomber Mohammad Noaim Maute alias Abu Jadid to the media in Camp Alagar, Cagayan de Oro City Thursday (15 June 2017). Maute denied he was part of the terror group al…

South Cotabato to get more guns for police

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/02 June) — The provincial government of South Cotabato is planning to acquire firearms, including assault rifles, for police units in the province. South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes said Friday they are currently looking into the requirements and options regarding the purchase of the firearms that is targeted to begin before the end of […]

DNA analyzer

Chief Insp Lorna Santos, chief of the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) DNA Lab in Camp Crame, prepares DNA samples for analysis with a newly acquired DNA analyzer (blue machine in background) of the PNP-Regon XI Regional Crime Laboratory in Davao City on 11 May 2017. The Php 49-million system will be used to analyze DNA […]

MILF vice chair’s brother killed in police operation in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 12 April) – Mohaimen Abo, younger brother of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s (MILF) vice chairman for political affairs, was killed in a police operation in the municipality of Sultan Kudarat in Maguindanao Tuesday afternoon. Also known as Boy Bangsamoro, Abo, along with a certain Kumander Falcon, was facing charges of […]

MILF vice chair’s brother killed in police operation in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 12 April) – Mohaimen Abo, younger brother of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s (MILF) vice chairman for political affairs, was killed in a police operation in the municipality of Sultan Kudarat in Maguindanao Tuesday afternoon. Also known as Boy Bangsamoro, Abo, along with a certain Kumander Falcon, was facing charges of […]

Police Academy valedictorian vows to influence Moro youth vs extremism

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Apr) – The 2017 valedictorian of the Philippine National Police Academy’s (PNPA) Class “Masidlak” has vowed to combat misguided teachings being disseminated by extremist groups to recruit young Muslims. Insp. Macdum Darping Enca, who was welcomed by city constituents here in a motorcade and testimonial dinner during his homecoming on Monday said […]