Salient Policies

Only PCOs with the rank of PCINSP and higher, and PNCOs with the rank of SPO1 and higher are allowed to be assigned at the Headquarters with the exception of those who are assigned with the Technical Service Units;

PINSP, PSINSP PO1, PO2 and PO3 shall be assigned to the PNP Field Units only except on the following:

PCOs with the rank of PSINSP/PCINSP and PNCOs with the rank of at least PO3 can be assigned to PSPG as protective security detail;

PCOs with the rank of PSINSP and with at least four (4) years of field duty can be assigned as Aide-de-Camp to Star Rank Officers designated to Command Positions (PNP Command Group, RDs and NSU Directors);

PNP uniformed personnel originally recruited in SAF shall be eligible for transfer only after five (5) years of duty with SAF, counting from his graduation from Special Action Force Commando Course (SAFCC) or any equivalent foundation course;

PNP personnel joining the IAS shall have at least a rank of PCINSP for PCOs and SPO1 for PNCOs per DBM Ref. No. 2001-C03136R;

The NSUs are highly specialized units and assignment to these units is considered higher level of policing, which requires a specialized skill. The PNP personnel joining the NSUs (except IT units) shall have a rank of at least PCINSP for PCOs and SPO1 for PNCOs. They shall also have the necessary occupational eligibility requirement prior to joining such specialized units;

Only PCOs with the rank of PSINSP and higher and PNCOs with the rank of PO3 and higher shall be allowed to undergo any occupational eligibility training with the exception of occupational eligibility courses exclusively offered to SAF, MG and AVSEGROUP personnel such as Airborne, EOD Course among others;

Only PCOs with the rank of PCINSP and higher and PNCOs with the rank of PO3 and higher, shall be allowed to be detailed outside of the PNP; and

The detail of PNP uniformed personnel outside the PNP shall be approved by the CPNP while detail of personnel within the PNP shall be approved by TDPRM;

All PNP uniformed personnel shall seek self improvement through career development. They shall not directly or indirectly solicit influence or recommendation from politicians, high ranking government officials, prominent citizens and any persons affiliated with civil or religious organization with regard to their assignment, transfer or promotion. The provisions of R.A. 6713, otherwise known as Ethical Standard for Public Officials and Employees,” Art III, Section 2, Para 2.7, Section 3 and 7 of PNP Code of Professional Conduct and Ethical Standards and Section 9 of NAPOLCOM MC No. 93-013 must be strictly observed.