People's Law Enforcement Board
The People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB), established by virtue of Republic Act Nos. 6975 and 8551, is the central receiving entity for any citizen's complaint against the officers and members of the Philippine National Police.
Among its powers include:
- Conduct hearings, resolve and decide on cases filed against erring officers of the Philippine National Police;
- Establish linkages with other government agencies and initiate contacts will Non-Governmental Organizations in the community for a wider network of alliance in the flight to restore order and discipline among the members of the PNP and maintain goodwill towards the church and church oriented groups for moral advantage of the PLEB.
- Campaign for public awareness and citizen’s participation to the PLEB through information dissemination by incorporating in the Barangay seminars/dialogue subject matters pertaining to PLEB.
- Conduct seminars for the PLEB assist in improving the professionalism, restore discipline and credibility among the members of the police force.
- Attend and host in the conduct of conference-dialogue with other PLEB.
- Coordinate with the Chief of Police and National Police Commission to make the PLEB feel its relevance in maintaining peace and order.
- Draft possible amendments to existing laws governing the PLEB taking the PLEB experience into account.
- People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB), Quezon City. Accessed on February 13, 2008.
- Full text of Republic Act No. 8551: Philippine National Police Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998. Published in Filipiniana.net Online Digital Library. Accessed on 3 March 2008.