SAF troopers tapped to go after rogue cops

  • PNP Chief Ronald De la Rosa has signed the memorandum creating the task force that will go after rogue cops
  • The counter-intelligence task force will be composed of men from the PNP SAF, PNP Intelligence Group and the CIDG
  • The CITF will be launched next week

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Ronald De la Rosa has already signed the memorandum creating the Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF) that will go after erring policemen. It will be composed of 100 men; most of whom will be coming from the PNP Special Action Force (SAF).

Dela Rosa said the CITF, which will handle complaints against police scalawags, will be launched next week.

“Napirmahan ko na, so ready for launching na ‘yan, maybe next week. Baka Monday puwede nang i-launch ‘yan at puwede na silang mag-entertain ng mga complaints, mga information about rogue cops,” he said of the task force.

[I’ve signed it already, so it’s ready for launching. Perhaps on Monday we can launch it and they could start entertaining complaints about rogue cops]

As mentiond in Inquirer, the task force will be composed of 72 police commandos from PNP-SAF’s Rapid Deployment Battalion eCompany and the rest would come from PNP Intelligence Group and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group.

The CITF will be headed by Senior Superintendent Chiquito Malayo.