Romeo Maganto

Work Experience
 Retired Philippine National
Police Generali
Programs Enacted
 Former ‘traffic czar’ who
managed traffic during the
construction of the MRT and
the papal visit of John Paul
II, implemented color coding
traffic schemeii
 Formed anti-communist
vigilante militia “Manila
Crusaders for Peace” in the
late 1980siii


 Disqualified from
2010 senatorial slate
for failing to submit
 Fired by former
President Fidel
Ramos in 1996 for
failure to follow chain
of command. He took
a convicted murderer
and fugitive to
former vice president
Estrada, rather than
to his superiorsv
 Cited by the Human
Rights Watch, as
having been known
to be responsible for
the disappearances
of suspected NPA
supporters (1989vi

i ALG, (2015). Retired police general, Sulu princess file COCs for senator. GMA NEWS
ONLINE. Retrieved 14 January 2016, from
ii (2015). Former traffic czar: I can solve traffic mess in a month. ABS-CBN
Retrieved 14 January 2016, from
iv Corsino, N. (2010). Maganto, Castelo bid for Senate nixed by SC. GMA NEWS ONLINE.
Retrieved 14 January 2016,
v 1996). Fired. archives. Retrieved 14 January 2016, from
vi Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch World Report 1989 - The Philippines, 1
January 1990, available at: [accessed 14
January 2016]