Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Friday, 15 December 2017 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << December 2017 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2007/04/26

RDC 8 tackles establishment of police crime laboratories

Tacloban City (April 26) -- The establishment of police crime laboratories and the lack of personnel handling drug related cases are among the issues which will be discussed during today's meeting of the Development Administration Committee of the Eastern Visayas Regional Development Council.

The RDC DAC Committee took notice of the fact that there is only one police crime laboratory with five personnel assigned at Camp Kangleon , Palo, Leyte which services the Region's six provinces, four cities and forty-two regional trial courts.

The RDC DAC Committee also took cognizance of the fact that most drug cases are dismissed by the courts for failure of the chemist to attend to the said cases. It was learned that the presence of the chemist is important in order to interpret the chemistry report and to identify the drugs submitted for examination.

Among the common reasons cited for dismissal of drug related cases include conflict of schedule of the chemist and failure to prosecute due to lack of evidence and violation of the right of the accused for a speedy trial.

The project which is being proposed by the Department of Justice in the Region, is seen as a big help in the dispensation of forensic services and in the administration of justice.

At present, the Department of Justice said, the Philippine National Police crime laboratory field offices are established in some areas of the Region manned by only one personnel who main forensic task is to conduct macro-etching of motor vehicles for registration.

Some of these field offices occupy small spaces in some police district offices in the Region, the proponent observed.

With the support of the Regional Development Council and the local government agencies, the Department of Justice hopes for the establishment of police crime laboratories in the provinces and cities of Eastern Visayas. (PIA 8) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»RDC 8 tackles establishment of police crime laboratories
»Gov't lauded for new family planning budget
»TB alert council, stakeholders join hands in fight vs infectious diseases
»Feature: The shelter code of Davao City
»Feature: Uniloading becoming popular among cellphone owners
»Feature: Schools of living tradition at cultural villages
»Longest-running golf event in Davao now on its 19th year
»Declaring Comval as hotspot a big help, military says
»Incumbent local candidates in limbo over gov't vehicles
»Air Force accepting candidate soldier applicants
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines