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LEGAL SERVICE SEAL AND SYMBOLISM

THE SCALE OF JUSTICE ON TWO LAURELS AND THREE STARS SITTING IN THE MIDDLE PORTION REPRESENTS EQUAL PROTECTION OF THE LAW WITH NOBLE ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

THE SHIELD IN THE MIDDLE WHICH ENCOMPASSES THE SWORD AND ARROW ENCLAVE WITH TWO LAURELS LEAVES SYMBOLIZES AUTHORITY OF THE OFFICE SUBORDINATED TO JUSTICE TO EVERYONE.

1. Serves as legal counsel of the PNP and, in coordination with the OSG, provides legal service to the PNP in actions filed before the courts, quasi-judicial and administrative bodies;

2. Adjudicates claims for retirement and/or separation benefits for uniformed and non-uniformed PNP personnel;

3. Studies contracts affecting the PNP and submits appropriate recommendations pertaining hereto;

4. Renders legal opinions on matters arising from the administration and operation of the Philippine National Police;

5. Provides legal assistance and advice to PNP personnel; and

6. Performs such other functions and duties as may be required by law or competent authorities or as may be directed by the Chief, PNP.

To ensure that the PNP performs its functions effectively and efficiently through the timely and responsive delivery of quality legal services and the presence of highly competent and dedicated personnel who are committed to uphold the rule of law and the best interest of the police organization.