U.S.-Philippine Cooperation Leads to the Rescue of Five Children and an Arrest for Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Children

Manila, March 9, 2018 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines commends the Philippine National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Anti-Human Trafficking Division, and the Philippine National Police (PNP) Women and Children Protection Center for the arrest of Philippine citizen Anselmo Ico Jr. and the rescue of five children in Bulacan, Philippines. The coordinated international effort ...
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U.S. Homeland Security Investigations Trains Philippine National Police Officers in United States

Manila, March 5, 2018— U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) hosted 22 Philippine National Police (PNP) officers from the newly-formed Philippine Transnational Criminal Investigative Unit (TCIU) for an intensive three-week International Task Force Agent Training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Brunswick, Georgia, from January 16 to February 2.  While there, the local ...
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U.S.-Philippine Cooperation Leads to Arms Smuggling Arrest in Makati City

Manila, June 15, 2017 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines congratulates the Philippine National Police (PNP) for a series of successful operations resulting in the arrest of Elizabeth Grino and Ronie Velasco for arms smuggling.  This operation was undertaken thanks to close coordination between the PNP, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland ...
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US Embassy Manila Donates Barracks at Camp Kasim, Jolo, Sulu to the Philippine National Police

Manila, April 19, 2016 — U.S. Embassy Manila donated a newly-refurbished building at the Sulu Training Center, Camp Kasim, Jolo, Sulu to the Philippine National Police (PNP). The construction of the barracks began in early 2015 by the U.S. Pacific Command’s Joint Interagency Task Force West, and was completed on April 4, 2016 at a ...
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