Police needs 6,000 personnel

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

CAMP OLIVAS — As part of its modernization program, the Philippine National Police (PNP) is set to hire additional 6,000 police officers nationwide.

In Central Luzon, Police Chief Superintendent Edgardo Ladao has started its preparation for the activation of city and provincial ad hoc Police Officer 1 (PO1) screening committees.

The committees will process the mandatory minimum requirement and other documents submitted by walk-in applicants.


An applicant must be a Filipino citizen, a person of good moral character and must have passed the Physical Agility Test, Neuro-Psychological Examination, General Physical and Dental Examination as well as Drug Test to be administered by the PNP for the purpose of determining physical and mental health.

Other requirements include a baccalaureate degree from a recognized school, eligibility in accordance with the standards set by the National Police Commission.

An applicant must have not been dishonorably discharged from military employment or dismissed from any civilian position in the government.

Applicants must also be at least 1.62 meters in height for male and 1.57 meters for female, must not weigh not more or less five kilograms than the standard weight, corresponding to his or her height, age, and sex and must not be less than 21 no 30 years of age upon take oath.

Interested individuals must also have appropriate eligibilities for Professional Regulatory Commission or the Civil Service Commission.

Any inquiries may be coursed through the PNP Recruitment for 2012, contact the Office of the Regional Personnel and Human Resource Development Division thru telephone numbers (045) 961-2618 loc 6335 or (045) 860-2935.

The number of cops or quota for the PNP office in Central Luzon is yet to be determined in the succeeding weeks. (Charlene Cayabyab)

Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on January 14, 2012.

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