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Panfilo Lacson

EFFECTIVE
Educationi
 Bachelors in Engineering,
Lyceum of the Philippines (1967)
 Bachelors of Science, Philippine
Military Academy (1971)
 Masters in Gov’t Management,
PLM (1996)
Work Experienceii
 Presidential Assistant for
Rehabilitation and Recovery
(2013-2015)iii
 Senator (2001-2013)
 Director General of the Philippine
National Police (1999-2001)
Government Committees Chairediv
 Chief of Presidential AntiOrganized Crime Task Force
(1998-2001)
 Chairman of Committee on Civic
Service and Gov’t Reorganization
 Committee on Justice and the
Judicial Bar Council (2003-2005)
Laws Principally Authoredv
 In the 13th-15th Congress,
principally authored 124 bills, of
which 24 became laws or were
consolidated/substituted with
bills that became law. vi These
laws include:
 Anti-Money Laundering Act
 National Service Training
Program Act of 2001
 Act Increasing Base Pay of AFP
 Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of
2003
Programs Enacted
 Earned reputation as “Kotong
Buster” as Director General of
the PNPvii
 Led the crafting of the Yolanda
Comprehensive Rehabilitation
and Recovery Plan

EMPOWERING
Capacity-Building
Programsix
 Improved police
efficiency by
downloading 85%
of PNP’s logistics
to town and city
police stations
Pro-Poor Programs
 Founded PNP
Foundation, Inc x

ETHICAL
Allegations
 Implicated in the
Kuratong Baleleng
casexi
 Implicated in
Dacer-Corbito
murder casexii
Actions to Improve
Ethics
 Rejected his PDAF
(pork barrel)xiii
 Instituted “NoTake” Policy as
Director General of
the PNPxiv
 Stopped
“carnapping” of
recovered stolen
vehicles by corrupt
police officersxv

Major Awardsviii
 17 Military Merit Medals
 3 Medalya ng Kagalingan
 3 Medalya ng Kadakilaan
 2 Outstanding Achievement
Medals
 Outstanding Policeman of the
Phlippines (1998)
 Commendation from President
Ramos
 PMA Alumni Achievement Award
 Police Director of the Year (1992)

i “Senator Panfilo M. Lacson Resume.” Senate of the Philippines, 16 th Congress. Accessed
January 26, 2016. https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/lacson_resume.asp
ii Ibid
iii Larano, Cris. “Philippines’ Aquino Appoints Past Senator to Helm Typhoon Relief.” The
Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2013.
http://blogs.wsj.com/indonesiarealtime/2013/12/02/philippines-aquino-appoints-pastsenator-to-helm-typhoon-rehab/
iv “Senator Panfilo M. Lacson Resume.” Senate of the Philippines, 16 th Congress. Accessed
January 26, 2016. https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/lacson_resume.asp
v Ibid
vi "Bills - Senate of the Philippines." Senate of the Philippines 16th Congress. Accessed January 25,
2016. http://www.senate.gov.ph/lis/leg_sys.aspx?congress=16.No information available on bills
authored prior to 2004.

vii “Senator Panfilo M. Lacson Resume.” Senate of the Philippines, 16 th Congress.
Accessed January 26, 2016.
https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/lacson_resume.asp
viii Ibid
ix Ibid
x Ibid
xi Pedrasa, Ira P. “SC Defers Action on Revival of Kuratong Case.” GMA News, May 3,
2008. http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/93051/news/nation/sc-defers-action-onrevival-of-kuratong-case
xii Dedace, Sophia Regina M., Amita O. Legaspi, and Aie Balagtas See. “Murder Case Filed
vs Lacson for Dacer-Corbito Killings.” GMA News, January 7, 2010.
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/181008/news/nation/murder-case-filed-vslacson-for-dacer-corbito-killings
xiii Lim Ubac, Michael. “Lacson Skips Even Last P200-M Pork in Senate Term.” Inquirer.net,
December 4, 2012. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/318323/lacson-skips-even-last-p200-m-

pork-in-senate-term
xiv “Senator Panfilo M. Lacson Resume.” Senate of the Philippines, 16 th Congress.
Accessed January 26, 2016.
https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/lacson_resume.asp
xv Ibid