Anti Drugs Campaign

Cops seize P1.2-B narcotics from Jan. 1 to March 10

Cops seize P1.2-B narcotics from Jan. 1 to March 10

March 14, 2023, 12:40 pm

MANILA – Operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have seized PHP1.2 billion worth of illegal drugs from Jan. 1 to March 10 this year, the country's top cop bared on Monday. In a press briefing at the police headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City, PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr.… Read More

QC cops nab 33 in 24-hour anti-crime ops

QC cops nab 33 in 24-hour anti-crime ops

March 9, 2023, 1:40 pm

MANILA – A total of 33 persons were arrested during anti-illegal drugs and criminality operations in Quezon City in the past 24 hours. In a statement on Thursday, Brig. Gen. Nicolas Torre III, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) chief, said 15 drug suspects were nabbed while PHP500,620 worth of… Read More

PDEA seizes P592-M illegal drugs in January

PDEA seizes P592-M illegal drugs in January

March 6, 2023, 12:31 pm

MANILA – Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) have seized at least PHP592 million worth of illegal drugs in the first month of this year under the intensified anti-narcotics drive of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.'s administration. In its operational assessment report… Read More

Magna Carta bill highlights PDEA's vital role in PH drug war

Magna Carta bill highlights PDEA's vital role in PH drug war

March 3, 2023, 1:11 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has commended the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs for the approval of a bill seeking to provide additional benefits for its officers and personnel. In a statement on Friday, the agency said this will address the prevailing concern of its… Read More

5-man PNP advisory body set to screen 600 more ranking cops

5-man PNP advisory body set to screen 600 more ranking cops

March 1, 2023, 5:42 pm

MANILA – A total of 600 third-level officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) are set to be vetted by the five-member advisory body that is looking into their courtesy resignations and possible involvement in illegal drugs. PNP Public Information Office chief Col. Redrico Maranan said… Read More

5-man PNP advisory group to convene twice a week to vet top cops

5-man PNP advisory group to convene twice a week to vet top cops

February 27, 2023, 1:39 pm

MANILA – The five-member committee that will vet the courtesy resignations submitted by third-level police officers and look into their possible involvement in illegal drug activities will convene twice a week, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said Monday. Azurin… Read More

5-man advisory body: 118 top PNP officials vetted so far

5-man advisory body: 118 top PNP officials vetted so far

February 24, 2023, 10:06 pm

MANILA – A total of 118 third-level officials in the Philippine National Police (PNP) have been vetted by the five-member advisory body that is looking into their courtesy resignations and possible involvement in illegal drugs, PNP Public Information Office chief Col. Redrico Maranan said on… Read More

Cops in key posts first to undergo vetting for drug links

Cops in key posts first to undergo vetting for drug links

February 23, 2023, 11:27 am

MANILA – Third-level officials who are holding key positions in the Philippine National Police (PNP) would be the first to undergo vetting by the five-member advisory body that would look into their courtesy resignations and possible involvement in illegal drugs. Speaking to reporters in Camp… Read More

PNP: No 'drug commission' for tipsters

PNP: No 'drug commission' for tipsters

February 22, 2023, 3:00 pm

MANILA – A ranking official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) denied the existence of a commission scheme where informants are allegedly paid with a portion of the total volume of illegal drugs seized from operations. "As for us at the PNP, that is illegal and we do not do that. The senior… Read More

PNP, QC gov't ink pact to boost peace and order drive

PNP, QC gov't ink pact to boost peace and order drive

February 20, 2023, 7:17 pm

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP), the Quezon City government and representatives from the religious sector on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen the enforcement of the police force's “Kasimbayanan” (Kapulisan, Simbahan, at Pamayanan) campaign. PNP… Read More

Cops seize P747-M narcotics in first 45 days of 2023

Cops seize P747-M narcotics in first 45 days of 2023

February 20, 2023, 5:23 pm Updated on February 21, 2023, 5:01 pm

MANILA – Operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) seized PHP747 million worth of illegal drugs in the first 45 days of the year, the country's top cop said Monday. In a press briefing in Camp Crame, PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said 892 big-time drug pushers and 5,588 street level… Read More

DILG fun run seeks greater support for anti-drug advocacy

DILG fun run seeks greater support for anti-drug advocacy

February 16, 2023, 3:27 pm

MANILA – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said its preparations are underway for the "Buhay Ingatan, Droga Ayawan (BIDA) Bayanihan ng Mamamayan Fun Run" at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on Feb. 26 In a statement on Thursday, Interior Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr.… Read More

2 Chinese nationals, cohort yield P6.8-M shabu in Taguig

2 Chinese nationals, cohort yield P6.8-M shabu in Taguig

February 14, 2023, 11:05 am

MANILA – Anti-narcotics operatives of the Southern Police District (SPD) have seized PHP6.8 million worth of shabu from two Chinese nationals and their female cohort in a sting operation in Taguig City on Monday night. In a report on Tuesday, SPD director, Brig. Gen. Kirby John Kraft, said… Read More

P521-M illegal drugs seized from Jan. 1 to Feb. 11: PNP

P521-M illegal drugs seized from Jan. 1 to Feb. 11: PNP

February 13, 2023, 1:41 pm

MANILA – Police officers have seized over PHP521 million worth of illegal drugs from Jan. 1 to Feb. 11, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. bared Monday. “Sustained interdiction operations are yielding positive results in the anti-illegal drugs campaign over the… Read More

5-member body convenes to vet top cops' possible drug links

5-member body convenes to vet top cops' possible drug links

February 13, 2023, 12:58 pm

MANILA – The five-member committee that will vet the courtesy resignations submitted by third-level police officers and look into their possible involvement in illegal drug activities will convene on Monday, according to Philippine National Police chief, Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. “After this… Read More

P183-M shabu found in abandoned car in Parañaque

P183-M shabu found in abandoned car in Parañaque

February 9, 2023, 11:31 am

MANILA – Police officers discovered 27 kilos of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of PHP183.6 million in an abandoned car in Parañaque City, the Southern Police District (SPD) reported on Thursday. Citing the report of the Parañaque City Police, SPD director Brig. Gen. Kirby John… Read More

Ex-CA justice completes body to check cops' possible drug links

Ex-CA justice completes body to check cops' possible drug links

February 7, 2023, 5:20 pm

MANILA – Interior Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. on Tuesday revealed that retired Court of Appeals Justice Melchor Sadang would complete the five-member committee that will vet the courtesy resignations submitted by third level police officers and look into their possible involvement in illegal… Read More

QC cops nab 33 in 2-day anti-crime ops

QC cops nab 33 in 2-day anti-crime ops

February 5, 2023, 4:27 pm

MANILA – A total of 33 persons were arrested during anti-illegal drugs and criminality operations in Quezon City on Feb. 3 and 4. In a statement on Sunday, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) chief, Brig. Gen. Nicolas Torre III, said nine drug suspects were nabbed while PHP286,620 worth of shabu… Read More

Cops seize P460-M illegal drugs in January

Cops seize P460-M illegal drugs in January

February 2, 2023, 11:46 am

MANILA – Operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) seized PHP460 million worth of illegal drugs and arrested 6,248 drug suspects in the first month of 2023, the country's top cop said Thursday. PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said the 4,632 operations conducted in January resulted in… Read More

PNP to ICC: Respect PH sovereignty, justice system

PNP to ICC: Respect PH sovereignty, justice system

January 30, 2023, 1:24 pm

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to respect the country's sovereignty and acknowledge the capacity of its judicial system. PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. made this remark after the ICC approved an investigation into the… Read More