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PostHeaderIcon Warrantless Arrest & Search: A Police Primer

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Note: This speech is originally published in The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online ( Due to its importance to the PNP, this office reproduced it entirely for the information of our policemen in the field.

(Speech of Sen. MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO at the Philippine National Police Headquarters, Camp Crame, on March 13, 2006.)

Under the Rules of Court, Rule 113, Section 5, a warrantless arrest, also known as "citizen’s arrest," is lawful under three circumstances:

Last Updated (Monday, 30 January 2012 00:52)

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PostHeaderIcon Authorities Allowed to Issue Mission/Letter Order Involving the Carrying of Firearms

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Pursuant to PNP Circular Number 2000-016 dated December 11, 2000 as amended by PNP Circular Numbers 2002, 2002-A and 2004-A, the following are the only authorized persons who can issue mission orders/letter order with provision which may entitle the bearer thereof to carry his issued/licensed firearm and ammunition:

Last Updated (Thursday, 26 July 2012 05:50)

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