PDEA gives millions-worth incentives to its high-performing units and civilian tipsters

  • PDEA gave more than P6 million in rewards to its high-performing operating units and civilian informants
  • Funding for the cash rewards came from the agency’s annual budget
  • The units which received incentives were the Special Enforcement Service, Intelligence and Investigation Service, Regional Office- Eastern National Capital Region, and Regional Office-Manila

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently gave cash grants to its units which did a very good job that led to the arrest of high-value targets.

P6 million in rewards was handed by PDEA on Tuesday morning to five of its operating units as part of the program “PDEA Operation: Lawmen,” an incentive program for “meritorious anti-drug operations.”

According to PDEA Chief Aaron Aquino, funding for the cash rewards came from the agency’s annual budget.

Those who received incentives were the

  • Special Enforcement Service
  • Intelligence and Investigation Service
  • Regional Office- Eastern National Capital Region
  • Regional Office- Manila.

The incentive program was launched in 2016 as a counterpart to a rewards program for civilians.

Private individuals also received rewards for providing information on illegal drug activities and suspects.

According to ABS CBN, a total of P7.52 million was divided among the informants with codenames “Krugger,” “Jacpat,” “Mata,” “Keeper,” “BI-1,” and “Highway Man.”

For those who want to provide information on illegal drug activities, you can send a report to PDEA through

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