“As members of the Top Level Hierarchy of the PNP, we should internalize and develop our utmost capacities as senior PNP officers on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law consciousness so that our appreciation of the indispensible rights of others will be profoundly engrained in accomplishing our mandate as police officers and as human beings” espoused by PCSUPT MANUEL R GAERLAN, Acting Regional Director, Police Regional Office 7, the Guest of Honor and Speaker during the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Top Level Forum on International Policing Standards for Senior Police Officers held on March 1, 2016 in Mactan, Cebu, Philippines. 

U.S. DOJ ICITAP donates two laptops to HRAO on September 29, 2015 in order to enhance its Information Technology services geared towards the accomplishment of the PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 Process Excellence Objective: "Improve public safety awareness through community oriented and human rights-based policing.

August 24, 2015, Quezon City. In line with one of the process excellence objectives of the Performance Governance System-PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 which is to improve public safety awareness through community oriented and human rights-based policing, the Philippine National Police, through the Human Rights Affairs Office (HRAO), in cooperation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation of Germany (HSF), holds today, the Opening Ceremony of  the 2nd Leg of Human Rights Officers Cluster Training of Trainers (TOT) for 32 Police Human Rights Officers of Police Regional Offices 4A, 4B, and 5 at Eurotel North EDSA, Bulacan St., Quezon City. 

Tribune
May 29, 2015, Friday
Page 30 of 58

Cops Urged To Strictly Observe Human Rights
By: Mario J. Mallari

The Philippine National Police high command is calling for continued human rights related reforms and strict observance of humanitarian laws amid the spread of a video showing a police official torturing an arrested robber in Cavite.

PRESS RELEASE
Authority: PSSUPT Bartolome C Tobias, Public Information Office
May 28, 2015, Thursday

PNP Holds International Policing Standard Gab

To keep abreast with the world’s best practices on policing standards and humanitarian law, some 20 star-rank senior police officers are in attendance to a two-day workshop-forum on International Policing Standards and International Humanitarian Law yesterday (May 27) in Coron, Busuanga, Palawan.

Peoples Journal
May 05, 2015, Tuesday
Page 4 of 101

PNP Assures Protection of Prisoner’s Rights
Alfred Dalizon

The Philippine National Police yesterday assured anew full protection of persons undergoing custodial investigation.

The PNP made the assurance amid a recent agreement with their Southern Asian counterparts to fully promote a human rights-based policing system while fighting crime and terrorism.

Business Mirror
December 04, 2014, Thursday
Page 10 of 79

AI cites National Police’s efforts to improve rights record
By: Rene Acosta

Despite the reported increase in crimes, human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) has recognized the National Police for taking steps in contributing to the improvement of the country’s human-rights record.

The Philippine Star
April 15, 2015, Wednesday
Page 18

PNP, German NGO to promote human rights-based policing
By: Cecille Suerte Felipe

The Philippine National Police and a German Non-Government Organization have joined hands to hold education and training, community-based dialogues and guides on human rights to promote “human rights-based policing” in the country.

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