NAPOLCOM OKs recruitment of 14,484 new cops

June 16, 2017 - 12:03 PM
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Police officers take their oath at the Philippine National Police headquarters in Quezon
Officers take their oath at the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame. (Reuters file)

MANILA, Philippines — The National Police Commission has approved the recruitment of 14,484 new Police Officers 1 “to increase police personnel strength, improve police-to-population ratio and enhance police visibility.”

Napolcom vice chairman and executive officer Rogelio Casurao said 10,000 civilians will be taken in under the “regular recruitment quota,” which will be distributed to police regional offices and to selected national support units, while the remaining 4,484 new officers are covered by the attrition recruitment quote intended to replace losses due to retirement, separation or death.

The distribution of the 10,000 regular quota per police regional office and national support unit is:

  • PRO1 – 300
  • PRO2 – 350
  • PRO3 – 300
  • PRO4A – 400
  • PRO4B – 350
  • PRO5 – 800
  • PRO6 – 400
  • PRO7 – 300
  • PRO8 – 800
  • PRO9 – 500
  • PRO10 – 600
  • PRO11 – 500
  • PRO12 – 500
  • PRO13 – 700
  • PRO COR – 800
  • PRO ARMM -700
  • NCRPO – 360
  • PRO18 – 700
  • Maritime Group – 200
  • Aviation Security Group – 200
  • Headquarters Support Service – 100
  • Information Technology Management Service – 50
  • Police Community Relations Group – 50
  • Women and Children Protection Center – 40

The 4,484 attrition quota distribution per region and support unit is:

  • PRO1 – 200
  • PRO2 – 140
  • PRO3 – 270
  • PRO4A – 260
  • PRO4B – 100
  • PRO5 – 165
  • PRO6 – 220
  • PRO7 – 200
  • PRO8 – 220
  • PRO9 – 230
  • PRO10 – 260
  • PRO11 – 250
  • PRO12 – 150
  • PRO13 – 100
  • PRO COR – 200
  • PRO ARMM – 250
  • NCRPO – 500
  • PRO18 – 150
  • MG – 150
  • ASG – 150
  • HSS -200
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal K9 – 54
  • Crime Laboratory Group – 65

Applications can be filed at the National Capital Regional Police Office in Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City and at police regional offices nationwide.