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Verzosa admits low morale in PNP By DEXTER SEE September 5, 2010, 5:00pm

Monday, September 6, 2010

Verzosa admits low morale in PNP

By DEXTER SEE
September 5, 2010, 5:00pm
FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City – No less than Director General Jesus A. Verzosa admitted over the weekend that a low morale pervades in the 120,000-strong Philippine National Police (PNP) organization, following the monumental blunders of the police in the Manila hostage-taking incident last August 23.

Speaking before Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadets on Saturday afternoon, Verzosa acknowledged that the lapses of the police, which failed to avert a bloody end to the hostage drama, earned the ire of the international community.

The death of eight tourists from Hong Kong and hostage-taker, dismissed police Senior Inspector Rolando R. Mendoza, consequently portrayed a weak ability of the police to handle such sensitive incidents.

While Verzosa offered no concrete evidence of demoralization in the country’s police force, he said he can feel the low morale of the men and women in uniform..... MORE

SourceMb.com.ph

URL: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/275719/verzosa-admits-low-morale-pnp

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