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PNP to Hire 17,000 Police in 2020


The Philippine National Police calls for ‘able-bodied Filipino men and women’ from 21 to 30 years old to join the force. The National Police Commission and the Department of Budget and Management authorize the Philippine National Police to fill the 17,000 vacancies under its 2020 Recruitment Program.

The annual regular recruitment quota includes 10,000 vacancies. Moreover, an additional 7,000 was opened to fill the vacancy of those who have retired, dismissed, and separated from the service.

According to PNP Officer in Charge, Police Lieutenant General Archie Francisco Gamboa, those accepted into the service will be given an initial rank of ‘Police Patrolman’ and will have Php 26,668 salary plus mandated allowances and benefits.

Moreover, the PNP Director for Personnel and Records Management, Police Major General Lyndon Cubos indicated the application requirements to be as follows:

  1. A citizen of the Philippines;
  2. A person of good moral character;
  3. Must have passed the psychiatric/psychological, drug and physical tests to be administered by the PNP;
  4. Must possess a formal baccalaureate degree from a recognized learning institution;
  5. Must have any of the following basic eligibility requirements:
    – PNP Entrance (NAPOLCOM)
    – RA No. 1080 (Bar and Board Examinations)
    – PD No. 907 (CS eligibility to College Honor Graduates)
  6. Must not have been dishonorably discharged from military employment or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government;
  7. Must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
  8. Must be at least one meter and sixty-two centimeters (1.62m) in height for male and one meter and fifty-seven centimeters (1.57m);
  9. Must weigh not more or less than five kilograms (5kg) from the standard weight corresponding to his/her weight, age, and sex; and
  10. Must not be less than twenty-one (21) or more than thirty (30) years of age.

Interested applicants can apply through the PNP Online Recruitment Application System (ORAS).

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