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Lacson, Sr. , Panfilo Morena


June 01, 1948

Panfilo “Ping” Morena Lacson, Sr. (born June 1, 1948) is a Filipino politician who served as Philippine senator, who served from 2001 to 2013. He served as the Director-General of the Philippine National Police from 1999 to 2001 before being elected to the Senate.

To lead the management and rehabilitation efforts of the central provinces in the Philippines affected by Typhoon HaiyanPhilippinesPresident Benigno Aquino III appointed Panfilo Lacson as Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery. [1] However, six months after Yolanda, Tacloban is struggling to move on, with 30,000 people still living in danger zones.[2] [3] Lacson also failed to fully account for the allegation that the bunkhouses for the typhoon victims were overpriced. [4]

Early life and education[Abraham Sarmiento, Jr.. The MISG then was commanded by then Colonel Rolando Abadilla, a feared figure during Martial Law regime. Lacson, soon rose through the ranks becoming lieutenant colonel in mid 1980’s and becoming MISG deputy commander. After the 1986 People Power Revolution, he also served at the PC-INP Anti-Carnapping Task Force as its commander from 1986–1988, as Provincial Commander of the Province ofIsabela from 1988–1989, as Commander of Cebu Metropolitan District Command (Metrodiscom) from 1989–1992. On 1991, he joined the then newly created civilian Philippine National Police or PNP formed as a result of the merger of the military Philippine Constabulary and the civilian Integrated National Police or INP, then formed on 1975 as an integration of all local police forces in the country and then under operational control of the PC. Soon, he became Provincial Director of the Province of Laguna from 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. From 1996 to April 1997, he was a project officer of Special Project Alpha.