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National Capital Region Police Office


National Capital Region Police Office

National Capital Region Police Office
Unit Seal of the NCR Police Office

21 March 1974 - February 1986 (PC METROCOM)

February 1986 - Present (NCRPO)
Country Philippines
Allegiance Republic of the Philippines
Branch Philippine National Police
Type Police - Civilian Law Enforcement
Role performs law enforcement functions
Part of Under the Philippine National Police
Garrison/HQ Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City
Nickname(s) NCRPO
Motto We Care, We Dare
Anniversaries 21 March
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge
Chief Executive Senior Police Officer SPO4 Jovito L Rasco PNP[1]

The National Capital Region - Police Office,[2][3] formerly known as the Metropolitan Police Command, Philippine Constabulary, is one of the Regional Offices of the Philippine National Police.

The police regional office provides law enforcement - police services throughout the National Capital Region and assists the Armed Forces of the Philippines - JTF-NCR[4][5] in deterring attempts to wrest power from the current government.[6][7][8]


  • Mission 1
  • Units 2
    • Base Units 2.1
    • Line Units 2.2
  • Major Operations 3
    • 1989 Philippine Coup D' Etat 3.1
    • EDSA People Power II 3.2
    • 1 May Riots 3.3
    • Oakwood Mutiny (2003) 3.4
    • Manila Peninsula Siege (2006) 3.5
  • Controversies 4
    • Manila Bus Hostage Crisis (2010) 4.1
  • See also 5
  • References 6


  • Enforce the law.[9]
  • Crime Control and Prevention.[9]
  • Maintenance of Peace and Order.[9]
  • Ensure continuous Public Safety and Internal Security with the help of the community.[9]


PDIR Carmelo E Valmoria PNP, Chief of the NCR Police Office.

The NCRPO distributes the workload of law enforcement among several district offices assigned under it:[1]

Base Units

  • Regional Support Unit
  • Regional Special Action Unit
  • Regional Public Safety Battalion
  • Regional SWAT Unit

Line Units

Front Gate of Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig. The home of the Taguig City Police Dept. and the PNP NCR Police Office.
District offices under the w:National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO). East=yellow, Manila=blue, North=green, Quezon City=red, South=purple

Major Operations

1989 Philippine Coup D' Etat

PC-INP Officers and men of the NCRPO assisted members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in quelling one of the bloodiest Coup d'état staged against the Aquino Administration by members of the RAM Members and soldiers of the 1st Scout Ranger Regiment under the command of then CPT DANILO LIM (INF) PA.

EDSA People Power II

Members of the PNP-NCRPO, under direct orders from the Chief PNP, ensured the safe and orderly conduct of demonstrations requesting the resignation of then President Joseph Estrada due to allegations of betraying the public's trust and involvement in several cases of graft and corruption.

1 May Riots

Members of the NCRPO Public Safety Battalions, Regional Special Action Units, and District Civil-Disturbance Units augmented members of the Presidential Security Group in a desperate attempt to suppress and quell big group of rioters instigated by members of the "EDSA III Movement". NCRPO Policemen also served the arrest warrants issued to the instigators this violent protest rally.

Oakwood Mutiny (2003)

On 27 July 2003 - Police Officers and Enlisted Policemen of the NCRPO augmented forces of then AFP Joint Task Force - Libra in quelling the attempt of several disgruntled officers of the Philippine military to wrest power from the government of then Philippine President - Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Manila Peninsula Siege (2006)

P/DIR GEARY BARIAS PNP, then Regional Director of NCRPO, directed his men in stopping a second attempt by several disgruntled officers of the Philippine military in taking over control of the government. Under orders from then President Gloria Arroyo, Director Barrias ended the mutiny which resulted to the arrest of the perpetrators.


Manila Bus Hostage Crisis (2010)

The NCRPO and its subordinate unit (Manila Police District) have been heavily criticized,[20][21] both locally[22] and abroad,[23] for its slow response in resolving the Manila Bus Hostage Crisis in 2010 resulting to the death of eight (8)[24] and injury of two (2)[25] Hong Kong tourists when their tour bus was taken over by a former Police Officer of the Manila Police District.

See also


  1. ^ a b c
  2. ^ Official Page of the NCRPO
  3. ^ NCRPO Facebook Page
  4. ^ National Capital Regional Command (Philippines)
  5. ^ AFP Joint Task Force-National Capital Region
  6. ^ 1989 Philippine coup attempt
  7. ^ Oakwood mutiny
  8. ^ Manila Peninsula siege
  9. ^ a b c d
  10. ^ Official Page of the Northern Police District
  11. ^
  12. ^ Official Page of the Eastern Police District
  13. ^
  14. ^ Official Page of the Manila Police District
  15. ^
  16. ^ Official Page of the Southern Police District
  17. ^
  18. ^ Official Page of the Quezon City Police District
  19. ^
  20. ^,8599,2013609,00.html
  21. ^
  22. ^
  23. ^
  24. ^
  25. ^
  • , 2014, NCRPO PAOOfficial Page of the NCRPONCRPO Public Affairs Office,
  • Vic Hurley, Jungle Patrol, the Story of the Philippine Constabulary (1901-1936), 2011, Cerberus Corp., ISBN 978-0983475620
  • The Constable, July 1971 Edition

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