Friday, September 15, 2017

1,000 Caloocan police were relieved from post, for retraining after series of offenses

Photo of police trainees in Caloocan City stand in attention in police Headquarters in Sangandaan / photo from Manila Bulletin (ctto)

Manila, Philippines - On Friday, Metro Manila police Chief Oscar Albayalde has relieved the entire police force of Caloocan city from their duties.

An estimated of 1,000 personnel were redeployed for “retraining” after a series of offenses of the Caloocan police, that includes the killing of at least two teenagers.  

17-year-old Kian Lloyd delos Santos and 19-year-old Carl Angelo Arnaiz were both killed during Caloocan drug raids.

And just recently, another offense was added to the list after the incident wherein an elderly woman complained that she was robbed at her home by 13 rookie Caloocan policemen. 

“Today, we removed all personnel in Substation 7. All 62 of them, plus 13 from the public safety battalion of the Northern Police District,” Says Albayalde in a radio interview.

Albayalde also said that all uniformed personnel from Station 2 and 7 would be removed immediately within the day “The three stations will be prioritized. All personnel will be replaced and will undergo retraining,” he added. 

As replacement, the Philippine National Police (PNP) from regional public safety battalion will temporarily replace the relieved policemen of Caloocan. 

Meanwhile, the following policemen were complained for robbery and violation of domicile as filed by Gina Erobas of Barangay 188, Caloocan City; 

Police Officer 1 (PO1) PO1 Ariel Furlo, PO1 Marvin Poblete, PO1 Sherwin Rivera, PO1 Jay Gabatu. PO1 Shabane Sampurna, PO1 Rene Llanto, PO1 Louie Serrano, PO1 Jaypee Talay, PO1 Ronelio Julaton , PO1 Jay-R Sabangan, PO1 Jaime Natividad, a certain PO1 Miguel and PO1 Joey Learan.

A Closed-circuit Television was shown that the said policemen were robbing he house. They allegedly took two wristwatches, a cellular phone and a wallet with P6000 in cash.

 “The chance given to you by the government to serve and to be policemen was wasted. The chance was not given to you for you to become robbers,” Albayalde told the Caloocan policemen who were involved in the alleged robbery incident.

Source: Manila Times