On April 10, 2017 a ceremony was held at HRAO Conference Room, PCSUPT DENNIS A SIERVO, C,HRAO, turned-over nine (9) thousand copies of the New PNP Miranda Warning Pocket Cards with Anti-Torture Reminders (translated in 10 Filipino Dialects) to PDIR OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, RD,NCRPO to be distributed to those assigned in the National Capital Region.
The official PNP Miranda Warning Card with Anti-Torture Warning aims to equip PNP personnel with the right information and/or materials with which to advise foreign nationals placed under police custody of their rights under the law. As impact, these cards serve as reminders to PNP personnel to adhere to international human rights standards and police operational procedures.
The PNP, through the Human Rights Affairs Office, with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), successfully conducted the “2017 Top Level Forum/Workshop on International Law Enforcement Standards for Senior Police Officers” for 27 Senior Police Commissioned Officers with the ranks of PCSUPT and PSSUPT from selected Directorates/PROs/Units from March 14 to 16, 2017 at Henann Resort Alona Beach, Alona Beach Road, Panglao Island, Bohol. The Top Level Forum had the objectives to: a. Provide a venue for discussing actionable issues and policy recommendations on the following: