PNP EXAM ANNOUNCEMENT
NAPOLCOM cancels the conduct of the PNP Entrance and Promotional Examinations and the Police Executive Service Eligibility (PESE) Written Examination scheduled on October 25, 2020 and September 27, 2020, respectively. Said examinations shall be reset to CY 2021.
PNP REGULAR EXAMINATION
The National Police Commission conducts two sets of police examinations twice a year, one for those who are already in the police service (promotional), and another for those aspiring to enter the Philippine National Police (PNP entrance).
The PNP ENTRANCE EXAMINATION is open to all Filipino citizens who meet the age, height and educational requirements. Click here to view the General Qualifications
The PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS are open exclusively to all qualified uniformed members of the PNP who meet the minimum qualification standards for examination in terms of rank and eligibility. Click here to view the General Qualifications
Applicants shall utilize the On-Line Exam Application Scheduling System (OLEASS) to request the Regional Office for their schedule on the filing of examination application. Applicants will personally appear at the NAPOLCOM Regional Office on the date assigned to them, with their printed on-line Confirmation Letter, filled-out Application Form and other required documents, for further evaluation.
NAPOLCOM COMPUTER ASSISTED EXAMINATION (CAEx) ANNOUNCEMENT
The NAPOLCOM Computer-Assisted Examination (CAEx) for the PNP Entrance Examination is open to all Filipino citizens who meet the age and educational requirements, as well as to Police Officers I (PO1) whose appointments are temporary for lack of appropriate eligibility. Applicants shall utilize the On-Line Exam Application Scheduling System (OLEASS) to request for their schedule.
In line with the Commission's continuing thrusts to ensure the absolute integrity of its systems and processes, we are hereby serving notice that the Computer-Assisted Examination scheduled from July 9 to September 26, 2019 are temporarily suspended until further notice.
PESE EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT
The National Police Commission announces the conduct of the 13th POLICE EXECUTIVE SERVICE ELIGIBILITY EXAMINATION for all qualified uniformed members of the PNP with the rank of Police Lieutenant Colonel (PLTCOL) with permanent status of appointment.
A total of 76 or only 28.25% of the 269 Police Lieutenant Colonels passed the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) Police Executive Service Eligibility (PESE) Written Examination conducted on August 25, 2019 in Quezon City, Cebu City and Davao City.
The National Police Commission conferred the Police Executive Service Eligibility certificates on the 80 police officials who successfully passed the NAPOLCOM-administered police eligibility examination for the third level ranks in the Philippine National Police (PNP). Click here to view the Resolution..
The landmark police reform law Republic Act No. 4864, more popularly known as the Police Act of 1966, was enacted into law on September 8,1966 that ushered in the birth of the Police Commission or the POLCOM to raise the degree of efficiency of the police service and place it on a professional level. Effecting major reforms in the country’s policing system necessitated the creation of a frontline agency that would carry out the intents of the Police Act.
The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) commemorates its 54th Founding Anniversary by adopting simple virtual rites which will be participated in by the Commission’s Central and Regional Offices as the Commission remains resilient and united in working together in pursuit of healthy, safe, secure and peaceful communities.
HAPPY 54TH NAPOLCOM ANNIVERSARY!
NAPOLCOM approves certification program for PNP Investigators, Detectives and Case Managers
September 16, 2020
The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) approved the Revised Certification Program for Police Investigators, Police Detectives and Case Managers to improve the PNP’s Crime Clearance Efficiency and Crime Solution Efficiency and enhance the proficiency of its field investigators.
This was announced by NAPOLCOM Vice-Chairman and Executive Officer Atty. Rogelio T. Casurao after the Commission en banc approved Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2020-006, dated August 25, 2020, which amended MC No. 2013-002 entitled “Professionalizing the Philippine National Police Field Investigation Service through the Implementation of a Certification Program for Field Investigators of the Philippine National Police and Promulgating Guidelines for the Purpose.”
The new MC also promulgates the revised guidelines in the implementation of the Certification Program of the PNP, the composition of the Certification Board, and the Ladderized Standard Procedure for the Certification Program.
“The Commission has observed that there is a need to improve and revise the Certification Program to better serve its purpose, which is to enhance and upgrade the level of competence and qualifications of Police Investigators, Police Detectives and Case Managers, thereby improving and enhancing the investigative capability of the PNP,” Atty. Casurao said.
Under the new NAPOLCOM MC, only uniformed personnel of the PNP who possess the qualifications set forth in this Circular are eligible for the Certification Program. It also provides that the members and secretariat of the National Certification Board shall be issued Honorary Certification as Police Investigators by virtue of position.
According to Atty. Casurao, the issuance of the Circular shall be without prejudice to those PNP personnel who were already certified pursuant to NAPOLCOM MC No. 2013-002.
“All those who are certified as Police Investigators, Police Detectives and Case Managers shall be authorized to wear their respective specialization badges,” Atty. Casurao added.
The MC also states that the criteria for certification shall conform with the education and eligibility requirements as provided for under the existing NAPOLCOM issuance that prescribes the Qualification Standards for Appointment to PNP Ranks. It likewise provides that all criminal cases investigated/supervised by the applicant must be encoded in the Case Information Database Management System (CIDMS).
The National Certification Board shall issue resolutions for certification and promulgation of other rules and regulations, including the specific procedures to be observed in the certification process that aim to enhance the Program.
Candidates for Police Investigator, Police Detective and Case Manager should meet the required training and experience. Applicants for Police Investigator and Police Detective must undergo the following process which include being recommended for certification by his/her Chief of Police or Head of Office/Unit; passed the evaluation and screening of, and recommended by, the Regional/NOSU Certification Board; and passed the evaluation and screening of, and recommended by, the National Certification Board. On the other hand, applicants for Case Manager must pass the screening of, and recommended by, the Regional/NOSU Certification Board and the National Certification Board.
Vice-Chairman Casurao said that the new NAPOLCOM issuance prescribes for the creation of a National Certification Board at the PNP National Headquarters and Regional Certification Boards at the Police Regional Offices and National Operation Support Units.
MC 2020-006 also provides for the revocation of certification and reissuance of revoked certification. The National Certification Board shall recommend to the Chief, PNP the suspension or revocation of the certification if the Police Investigator, Police Detective or Case Manager had been suspended or dismissed from the service, as the case may be. The lifting of the suspension order or the revocation of the dismissal order shall be the basis for the Board to recommend to the Chief, PNP the reissuance of the said certification.
“Certified Investigators, Detectives and Case Managers shall be entitled to receive a Specialist Pay pursuant to NAPOLCOM Resolution No. 2018-340 prior to the approval of its addendum pertaining to Investigators’ Duty Pay,” Vice-Chairman Casurao said.
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE UNIT
The Public Assistance Unit (PAU) is tasked to receive calls involving police anomalies and irregularities and take appropriate actions as necessary and dispatch IMIS personnel to monitor, validate and investigate legitimate reports/complaints within 24 hours from receipt thereof.The PAU renders duty on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week.