Promise 35: Modernize the PNP


Posted at Jul 25 2010 12:35 AM | Updated as of Jul 25 2015 02:39 AM

The Promise

The modernization of the Philippine National Police through increased funding and training, and the appointment of qualified and meritorious persons in the service.
In progress

Promise 35: Modernize the PNP 1

April 22, 2015 - Former Criminal Investigation and Detection Group chief and now ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Samuel Pagdilao has called on his colleagues to probe the allegedly anomalous P1.8 billion deal for the acquisition of 1,865 patrol jeeps for the Philippine National Police. (Continue reading)

August 8, 2014 - President Benigno Aquino III said government is allotting a sizable amount in the 2015 budget to improve police capability and visibility. (Continue reading)

June 18, 2014 - The Philippine National Police (PNP) admitted having a shortage of personnel amid rising incidents of crime. (Continue reading)

March 31, 2014 - President Benigno S. Aquino III Aquino highlighted on Monday the modernization and upgrading of the capability of the Philippine National Police (PNP) under his administration. (Continue reading)

August 11, 2013 - The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P2.86 billion to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the Philippine National Police (PNP) Operational Transformation Plan for FY 2013, aimed at enhancing the capability of the country’s police force and improving crime prevention and security nationwide. (Continue reading)

July 24, 2012 - In his message to the 15th Congress about the budget, President Benigno Aquino III said that the government provided the Department of National Defense with a P121.6-billion budget in 2013, which is 12.5% higher than in 2012. (Continue Reading

February 29, 2012 - Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad announced the release of P253.9 million to the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the procurement of additional firearms under the Capability Enhancement Program, with the aim of meeting the ideal firearm-officer ratio for all policemen in the country. (Continue Reading)

January 5, 2012 - As part of the modernization program of the Philippine National Police, the PNP Recruitment Program for CY 2012 is being set for the hiring of additional 6,000 policemen and policewomen nationwide. (Continue Reading)

July 26, 2011 - Of the total 2012 budget of the DILG, P78.6 billion is allotted to the PNP, P57.7 billion of which will enhance their capabilities in crime prevention and suppression services. This amount will also support the PNP reform projects under the PNP- Integrated Transformation Program- Performance Governance System (PNP-ITP-PGS). (Continue Reading)