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National Capital Region Police Office
National Capital Region Police Office Unit Seal.jpg
Unit Seal of the NCR Police Office
Active March 21, 1974 - February 1986 (PC METROCOM)
February 1986 - Present (NCRPO)
Country Philippines Philippines
Allegiance Philippines Republic of the Philippines
Branch Philippine National Police seal.svg Philippine National Police
Type Police - Civilian Law Enforcement
Role performs law enforcement functions
Part of Under the Philippine National Police
Nickname(s) NCRPO
Motto(s) We Care, We Dare
Anniversaries 21 March
Decorations Presidential Unit Citation (Philippines) Streamer.png
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge
Commanders
Regional Director, NCRPO US-O8 insignia.svg PMGen. Felipe R. Natividad

The National Capital Region - Police Office,[1][2] formerly known as the Metropolitan Police Command, Philippine Constabulary, is one of the Regional Offices of the Philippine National Police.

The police regional office provides law enforcement - police services throughout the National Capital Region and assists the Armed Forces of the Philippines - JTF-NCR[3][4] in deterring attempts to .[5][6][7]

History

As PC METROCOM

The Philippine National Police - National Capital Region Police Office (PNP NCRPO) was established as the Philippine Constabulary Metropolitan Command (PC METROCOM) on July 5, 1967 through Executive Order No. 85 of then President Ferdinand Marcos. It was founded as the Special Strike Force of Police Forces in the area which would later be known as Metro Manila. The establishment was a response to the increase of criminality in then existing four cities and thirteen municipalities in the area.

As PC Capital Region Command

Following the People Power Revolution of February 1986 which ousted Marcos as president, the PC METROCOM was renamed as the Philippine Constubulary Capital Region Command (PC CAPCOM). The Philippine Constubulary (PC) itself would be abolished through Republic Act 6975. issued by then President Corazon Aquino in December 1990. The Philippine National Police (PNP) was established as in PC's place. Under the Republic Act 6975, two regional offices were created for Metro Manila, North CAPCOM and South CAPCOM. These offices were deactivated on April 12, 1993.

As PNP NCRC and PNP NCRPO

In 1994, the PNP CAPCOM was renamed as the National Capital Region Command (PNP NCRC) and was renamed again in June 1996 to its current name, the PNP National Capital Region Police Office (PNP NCRPO) through NAPOLCOM Resolution No. 96-058.

Vision

The National Capital Region Police envisions itself by 2030, As an eminently dependable, efficient, responsible, and highly respected police force, attaining an interactive community, safe from crimes and disorder, so that the families, citizens, and visitors are living, working, and doing business in a secured Metropolitan environment

Mission

The NCRPO, in its assigned jurisdiction (Metro Manila), shall enforce the law, prevent and control crimes, maintain peace and order, and ensure public safety and internal security with the active support of the community.

Core Values

  • Makadiyos (God-fearing)
  • Makabayan (Nationalilstic)
  • Makatao (Humane)
  • Makakalikasan (Environment-Friendly)

Philosophy

Service, Honor, and Justice.

Functions

  • Maintains peace and order and take all necessary step to ensure public safety and security.
  • Promote a more pro-active community in crime prevention and cooperation with the media for factual accounts of crime incidents and perceptions of the police.
  • Maximize prevention of crimes through continuing police visibility, investigate crime and effect the arrest of criminal offenders and assist in their prosecution.
  • Neutralize of organized crime groups especially kidnappers, terrorist, bank robber,s and carnappers.
  • Sustain campaign against dangerous drugs and corruption.
  • Expedite the processing of personnel transactions in favor of deserving personnel.
  • Perform such other duties and exercise all other functions as maybe provided by law.
  • Enforce without fear and favor.

Units

The NCRPO distributes the workload of law enforcement among several district offices assigned under it:[8]

Base Units

  • Regional Headquarters
  • Regional Support Units:
    • Internal Affairs Service
    • Health Service
    • Chaplain Service
    • Finance Service Office
    • Communications and Electronics Office
    • Project Management Unit
    • Legal Affairs Service
    • Information Technology Office
    • Special Training Unit
    • NCRPO Training Center
  • Regional Special Action Unit
  • Regional Mobile Force Battalion
  • Regional SWAT Unit
  • Presidential Security Force Unit

NCRPO's 15 Do's and Dont's committed by NCRPO Officers

1. Always be in proper prescribed uniform while on duty and in the performance of other law enforcement functions and must adhere to "TAMANG BIHIS";

2. Always be approachable and courteous in dealing with the people especially with those seeking police assistance;

3. Not to accept money, gifts and/or favors from anyone at all times in relation to his/her duties and responsibilities;

4. Not to sleep, doze on post, abandon post, nor do unnecessary things while on duty;

5. Not to engage in prohibited acts, while on duty like drinking liquor, entering house of ill refutes and/or gambling dens except on official business;

6. Not to engage in any moonlighting activities such as driving public utility vehicle (UBER/Grab/UV Express etc.);

7. Carry himself/herself and his/her uniform in a manner that evoke positive feedback from the public;

8. Always report for duty on time and avoid tardiness;

9. Strictly observed and follow the rules of law and respect for human rights;

10. Not to use his/her cellular phone while on duty except during instances as stipulated in NCRPO memorandum dates June 6, 2017;

11. Not to urinate in places other than the designated areas (restroom, public urinating area);

12. Not to smoke while on duty and in uniform;

13. Not to violate traffic rules and regulations;

14. Not to use vulgar or insulting languages or exhibit similar ruddiness to the public; and

15. Observe courtesy to officers/senior officers inside and outside the office.

Divisions

District Offices

The PNP NCRPO has five police districts under it. Among the localities in Metro Manila, Manila and Quezon City are the only localities to have a dedicated police district.

Front Gate of Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig. The home of the Taguig City Police Dept. and the PNP NCR Police Office.

District offices under the w:National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO). East=yellow, Manila=blue, North=green, Quezon City=red, South=purple

Line Units

Current District Proposed District Jurisdiction District Director
PNP EPD Old logo.png File:PNP EPD logo.png Eastern Police District
(EPD)
Mandaluyong, Marikina, Pasig, San Juan PBGen. Orlando O. Yebra Jr.
PNP MPD old logo.png File:PNP MPD logo.png Manila Police District
(MPD)
City of Manila PBGen. Leo M. Francisco
PNP NPD old logo.png File:PNP NPD logo.png Northern Police District
(NPD)
Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela PBGen. Ulysses G. Cruz
PNP QCPD old logo.png File:PNP QCPD logo.png Quezon City Police District
(QCPD)
Quezon City PBGen. Remus B. Medina
PNP SPD old logo.png File:PNP SPD logo.png Southern Police District
(SPD)
Las Piñas, Makati, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Pateros, Pasay and Taguig PBGen. Jimili S. Macaraeg
PNP RPSB NCRPO.jpg PNP NCRPO MFB.png NCRPO Mobile Force Battalion
(NCRPO MFB)
Various PCol. Lambert A. Suerte

Gallery

Major Operations

1989 Philippine Coup D' Etat

PC-INP Officers and men of the NCRPO assisted members of the Armed Forces of Philippines in quelling one of the bloodiest Coup D' Etat staged against the Aquino Administration by members of the RAM Members and soldiers of the 1st Scout Ranger Regiment under the command of then CPT DANILO LIM (INF) PA.

EDSA People Power II

Members of the PNP-NCRPO, under direct orders from the Chief PNP, ensured the safe and orderly conduct of demonstrations requesting the resignation of then President Joseph Estrada due to allegations of betraying the public's trust and involvement in several cases of graft and corruption.

May 1 Riots

Members of the NCRPO Public Safety Battalions, Regional Special Action Units, and District Civil-Disturbance Units augmented members of the Presidential Security Group in a desperate attempt to suppress and quell big group of rioters instigated by members of the "EDSA III Movement". NCRPO Policemen also served the arrest warrants issued to the instigators this violent protest rally.

Oakwood Mutiny (2003)

On July 27, 2003 - Police Officers and Enlisted Policemen of the NCRPO augmented forces of then AFP Joint Task Force - Libra in quelling the attempt of several disgruntled officers of the Philippine military to wrest power from the government of then Philippine President - Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Manila Peninsula Siege (2006)

P/DIR GEARY BARIAS PNP, then Regional Director of NCRPO, directed his men in stopping a second attempt by several disgruntled officers of the Philippine military in taking over control of the government. Under orders from then President Gloria Arroyo, Director Barrias ended the mutiny which resulted to the arrest of the perpetrators.

Controversies

Manila Bus Hostage Crisis (2010)

The NCRPO and its subordinate unit (Manila Police District) have been heavily criticized,[9][10] both locally[11] and abroad,[12] for its slow response in resolving the Manila Bus Hostage Crisis in 2010 resulting to the death of eight(8)[13] and injury of two (2)[14] Hong Kong tourists when their tour bus was taken over by a former Police Officer of the Manila Police District.

Command Structure

These men and women of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) report to the following commanders:

  • The President of the Republic of the Philippines as Commander-in-Chief.
  • The Secretary of Interior and Local Government (SILG) as Chairman of the National Police Commission through:
    • the Vice Chairman & Executive Officer, National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM).
    • the Board of Commissioners, National Police Commission (BOC, NAPOLCOM).
    • the Undersecretary for Operations, Department of Interior and Local Government (UO, DILG).
    • the Undersecretary for Public Safety, Department of Interior and Local Government (UPS, DILG);
    • the Undersecretary for Peace and Order, Department of Interior and Local Government (UPO, DILG).
    • the Assistant Secretary for Peace and Order, Department of Interior and Local Government (APO, DILG); and
    • the Assistant Secretary for Peace and Security, Department of Interior and Local Government (APS, DILG).
  • the Chief, Philippine National Police (C, PNP) (with the rank of "Police General") through:
    • the Deputy Chief for Administration, Philippine National Police (DCA, PNP) (with the rank of "Police Lieutenant General")
    • the Deputy Chief for Operations, Philippine National Police (DCO, PNP) (with the rank of "Police Lieutenant General"); and
    • the Chief Directorial Staff, Philippine National Police (CDS, PNP) (with the rank of "Police Lieutenant General")
  • the Regional Director/Chief, National Capital Region Police Office (RD, NCRPO) (with the rank of "Police Major General" or "Police Brigadier General") through:
    • the Deputy Regional Director for Administration, National Capital Region Police Office (DRDA, NCRPO) (with the rank of "Police Brigadier General")
    • the Deputy Regional Director for Operations, National Capital Region Police Office (DRDO, NCRPO) (with the rank of "Police Brigadier General"); and
    • the Chief Directorial Staff, National Capital Region Police Office (CDS, NCRPO) (with the rank of "Police Brigadier General")

See also

  • Philippine Constabulary
  • Metropolitan Command, PC
  • Philippine National Police
  • Special Action Force
  • Quezon City Police District
  • Manila Police District
  • Northern Police District
  • Eastern Police District
  • Southern Police District
  • Bureau of Fire Protection National Capital Region
  • Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Regional Office - National Capital Region


References

Citations
Bibliography

External links

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