Ridding the government of corrupt officials and those who “betray the people’s trust,” is top priority for President Rodrigo Duterte. They shall not go unpunished, he said in his 2016 SONA.
Last April, former Interior Sec. Ismael Sueno was kicked out on the spot for alleged corruption.
But police officials are exempt.
Just last week, the Philippine National Police reinstated Supt. Marvin Marcos and 18 other policemen indicted for the killing of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr.
And even as Duterte named some high-ranking police officials as drug lord coddlers, an investigation into their cases remains confidential, says Napolcom.
On police lifestyle check
|PROMISE: “I order the National Police Commission
(NAPOLCOM) to hasten the conduct of investigation and adjudication of
administrative cases against police officers involved in criminal activities
and illegal activities and prescribe policies on lifestyle checks for PNP
VERA Files spoke to the National Police Commission, whose officers say results of investigations on narco-politicians are still confidential.
Meanwhile, lifestyle checks on police officials have been ordered nationwide on July 11, 2016.
On establishing 8888 hotline for corruption
|PROMISE: “Ngayon I will be establishing 8888
only for, dedicated to corruption. Pag may marinig ako sa Executive Department,
even a whisper, even a whisper, hiwalay-hiwalay na tayo.”
Duterte signed Executive
On online NBI clearance processing
As of Dec. 27, 2016,
Find out how Duterte fared in other sectors here.