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PNP to recruit additional 10,000 Policemen (PO1) Nationwide for 2016

This is a press release from PNP.

Manila, Philippines - The Philippine National Police will conduct two (2) cycles of PO1 Recruitment Program on CY 2016. The first cycle is the PO1 Regular Recruitment Program (10,000 quota nationwide) which will start on February 2016 and the oath taking is set on July 1, 2016 while the 2nd cycle is the PO1 Attrition Recruitment Program which will start by June 2016 and the oath taking is scheduled not later than November 15, 2016.

The entry level for non-commissioned officers is the rank of Police Officer 1 or PO1. Applicants for Recruitment Program must possess the following qualifications: must be a Filipino citizen; A person with good moral character; Physically and mentally fit; Must have eligibility; PNP Entrance (NAPOLCOM), Career Service Professional, RA 1080 (Bar and Board Examination), RA 6506 (Board of Criminologist), PD 907 (CS eligibility for College Honor Graduates); Must  not have been dishonorably discharged from military employment or dismiss for cause from civilian position in the government; Must not have been convicted for final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude; Must be at least 5’4” in height for male and 5’2” for female; Must weigh not more or less than five kilograms (5kgs) from the standard weight corresponding to  his/her height, age, sex and; Must not be less than twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age.

Applicants who possess the required qualifications may submit the filled up application form with 2x2 ID picture at the Recruitment and Selection Section, Office of the Regional Personnel and Human Resource Development Division for initial screening. Successful applicants will proceed to the following stages of recruitment process: Physical Agility Test, Psychiatric/Psychological Examination (PPE), Physical Medical Dental Examination (PMDE), Drug Test and Final Deliberation. Thereafter, oath of the newly recruit Police Officers 1 will immediately take place.

New recruits will undergo Public Safety Basic Recruit Course for six months, and a Field Training Program for another six months and mandatory special training of PNP SCOUT or PNP Special Counter-Insurgency Unit Training Course for 45 days to 5 months to enhance them in militaristic/tactics for future assignment in the field whether in the Striking Force or in the Police Station.
For inquiries, you may contact the following ORPHRDD Hotline Numbers: SMART- 09463501730 and GLOBE- 09776472929.