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Encyclopedia > Panfilo Lacson
Panfilo Lacson
Image:Ping lacson.jpg
Senator of the Philippines
2001–incumbent
Director-General, Philippine National Police
1999–2001
Political Party: Genuine Opposition (2007 to date)
Independent (2004-2007)
LDP (2001-2004)
Born: June 1, 1948 (age 58)
Imus, Cavite
Spouse: Alice de Perio

Panfilo Morena Lacson (born June 1, 1948) is a retired Director-General of the Philippine National Police, and is currently a member of the Philippine Senate. Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      Genuine Opposition (GO) is the umbrella political coalition of the parties senatorial line... The Laban ñg Demokratikong Pilipino (Struggle for Democratic Filipinos) is a political party in the Philippines. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Imus is a 1st class municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines. ... w:This article is about the province of Cavite. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... The PNP seal The Philippine National Police is the national police force of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ...

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Early life and studies

Born in Imus, Cavite, Lacson finished grade school at the Bayang Luma Elementary School and high school at the Imus Institute. He took up Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at the Lyceum of the Philippines University. In 1967, he enrolled at Philippine Military Academy. He was given a commission in the Philippine Constabulary after his graduation in 1971. He earned a postgraduate degree of Master in Government Management from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila in 1996. The Municipality of Imus (Filipino: Bayan ng Imus) is a first class municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines. ... w:This article is about the province of Cavite. ... The philosopher Socrates about to take poison hemlock as ordered by the court. ... The Lyceum of the Philippines University is an institute of higher education located in Manilas Intramuros and founded by Jose P. Laurel. ... The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) is the training school for future officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. ... The Philippine Constabulary (PC) was one of two national police forces of the Philippines and was organized in 1901 by the United States appointed administrative authority. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Public administration can be broadly described as the study and implementation of policy. ... The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (Abbreviation: PLM; English: University of the City of Manila; Or, simply Pamantasan), is the largest city government-funded, tuition-free,[1] university in the Philippines. ...


Early police career

Lacson worked at the Metropolitan Command (Metrocom) Intelligence and Security Group (1971-1986), PC-INP Anti-Carnapping Task Force (1986-1988), as Provincial Commander of the Province of Isabela (1988-1989), as Commander of Cebu Metrodiscom (1989-1992), and as Provincial Director of the Province of Laguna (February to July 1992). He was then appointed to the Presidential Anti-Crime Commission as Chief of the Task Force Habagat from 1992 to 1995). Isabela is a province of the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon. ... The Cebu Metropolitan Area or Metro Cebu is the main urban center of the island province of Cebu. ... For other uses, see Laguna (disambiguation). ...


During the Estrada administration

Lacson headed the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Task Force (PAOCTF) as Chief (July 1998-January 2001) as well as the Philippine National Police PNP Director-General, (November 1999-January 2001). During the second EDSA People Power Revolution, he declared his withdrawal of support to President Joseph Estrada. He submitted his resignation as Chief of the Police to President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo a day after she took her oath. The EDSA II revolution is depicted on the 200-peso bill. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Joseph Ejercito Estrada (born José Marcelo Ejército on April 19, 1937) widely known as Erap is a popular film actor in the Philippines and was the 13th President of the Philippines from June 30, 1998 to January 20, 2001. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947), also known by her initials GMA, is the current and 14th President of the Republic of the Philippines. ...


Entry to politics

Lacson ran for the position of senator in the 2001 elections running under the LDP and affiliated with the Puwersa ng Masa coalition. He won a seat in the Senate, ranking 10th. The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Political clans Other countries Politics Portal      Legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on... The Laban ñg Demokratikong Pilipino (Struggle for Democratic Filipinos) is a political party in the Philippines. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ...


In the Senate, Lacson primarily authored the Anti-Money Laundering Control Act of 2001, the Alternative Youth Training Course, an optional program for college students, and the Anti-Human Trafficking Act of 2001. The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ...


2004 Presidential election

Lacson ran for President in the 2004 general election against the incumbent President, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. His candidacy stirred disagreements with its party president, Edgardo Angara. The COMELEC decided to follow what was done in the Quirino-Avelino case splitting the certificates of votes into half. Angara appealed the case before the Supreme Court and reversed the COMELEC decision. The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 10, 2004. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ... Edgardo Javier Angara, Jr. ... The Commission on Elections of the Philippines, or more commonly known as Comelec is an independent government body responsible for running elections in the countrys democratic government. ... Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 8, 1949 in the Philippines. ...


Lacson resigned from the party upon hearing the news. He continued campaigning and in the elections, he finished third, ahead of the late Raul Roco and Bro. Eddie Villanueva. Raul Sagarbarria Roco (26 October 1941 – 5 August 2005) was a political figure in the Philippines. ... Bro. ...


Future Plans

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On November 13, 2006, in a press conference, Lacson announced that he will opt to run as mayor of the city of Manila in the 2007 midterm elections. However, a month after the announcement, he rescinded that decision and will instead run for re-election for a second Senate term. Image File history File links Vote. ... An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Nickname: Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Philippines Region National Capital Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Jose L. Atienza, Jr. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      Legislative and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 14, 2007. ...


Personal life

Ping, as what many people call him, is married to Alice de Perio. Television personality Jodi Santamaria is his daughter-in-law, being married to one of his sons, Panfilo "Pampi" Lacson, Jr. with his son Panfilo "Thirdy" Lacson III, who is based in the United States on March 27, 2005. Jodi Santamaria-Lacson, sometimes credited as Jodi Sta. ...


External links

  • Ping Lacson official website
  • Senate of the Philippines
  • Ping Lacson's assets and liabilities




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Panfilo Lacson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (635 words)
Panfilo Morena Lacson (born June 1, 1948) is a retired Director-General of the Philippine National Police, and is currently a member of the Philippine Senate.
Lacson worked at the Metropolitan Command (Metrocom) Intelligence and Security Group (1971-1986), PC-INP Anti-Carnapping Task Force (1986-1988), as Provincial Commander of the Province of Isabela (1988-1989), as Commander of Cebu Metrodiscom (1989-1992), and as Provincial Director of the Province of Laguna (February to July 1992).
Lacson ran for President in the 2004 general election against the incumbent President, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
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