Romeo Maganto

EFFECTIVE
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

EMPOWERING

ETHICAL
Allegations
 Disqualified from
2010 senatorial slate
for failing to submit
documentsiv
 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
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/540606/news/nation/retired-police-general-suluprincess-file-cocs-for-senator
ii (2015). Former traffic czar: I can solve traffic mess in a month. ABS-CBN news.com.
Retrieved 14 January 2016, from http://news.abs-cbn.com/nation/metromanila/09/12/15/former-traffic-czar-i-can-solve-traffic-mess-mont
iii http://www.sowi.uni-mannheim.de/militias-public/data/pgag/150/evidence/
iv Corsino, N. (2010). Maganto, Castelo bid for Senate nixed by SC. GMA NEWS ONLINE.
Retrieved 14 January 2016,
fromhttp://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/182566/news/nation/maganto-castelo-bidfor-senate-nixed-by-sc
v 1996). Fired. AsiaWeek.com archives. Retrieved 14 January 2016, from
http://edition.cnn.com/ASIANOW/asiaweek/96/0531/feat8.html
vi Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch World Report 1989 - The Philippines, 1
January 1990, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/467bb497c.html [accessed 14
January 2016]