The PNP’s journey towards transformation which began in July 2009 has seen significant progress over the past four and a half years and several leadership turnovers. The Peace and order Agenda for the Transformation and the upholding of the Rule of Law (PATROL Plan 2030) which envisions a Highly Capable, Effective and Credible Police Service, is a program that is needed by the PNP, wanted by the government and expected by the people.
There is no better time to push further with this program than during this administration, where premium on reform is given its highest priority, the environment and culture of reform is fostered and the leadership is setting the example and standard in transparent, accountable and competent public service.
Indeed, the gains that have been achieved are truly noticeable and noteworthy, and the contrast between the police of today and those of yesteryears is distinct as night and day. The
By admin On January 8, 2014 No Comments
2013 has been an eventful yearfor the Philippines, with triumphs and tribulations competing for dominance inthe lives of the Filipinos. But overall, the country has survived the yearintact and in form, a reflection of the resiliency of our people and nation,which gives us the optimism that we shall overcome the challenges and obstacleshurled at us and in the end, we will come out on top and in fighting form.
It is quite appropriate that atthe beginning of the year, when we have a fresh start in life and we start in apositive light, the NCRPO celebrates the 20th PNP Ethics Day todaywith the theme “Disiplina sa Sarili, Isang Hamon sa Kaayusan at Kaunlaran Tungosa Serbisyong Makatotohanan”.
By admin On December 10, 2013 No Comments
In my extemporaneous speech as outgoing Commissioner of Customs during the turnover ceremony on December 9, 2013, I encouraged the men and women of the Bureau to take part in the reform of the agency by being catalysts of change themselves.
While a reform program may be led and directed by one person, it takes the collective drive and effort of each member of the organization to make it effective and successful. This is true most especially in the Bureau of Customs where the nature and structure of the organization lends itself to the exercise of discretion at various levels of authority and the deeply ingrained culture of compromise and connivance takes time to uproot in proportion to the time it took root.