Senate Bill 2031 – New PNP Rank Classifications | Approved!

The Senate Bill 2031 was approved on third and final reading in the Senate last October 8, 2018. This bill seeks to modify the former rank classification of the Philippine National Police (PNP). The principal author and sponsor of this bill is Senator Panfilo Lacson.

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New PNP Rank Classifications

  • Director-General to Police General
  • Deputy Director-General to Police Lieutenant General
  • Director to Police Major General
  • Chief Superintendent to Police Brigadier General
  • Senior Superintendent to Police Colonel
  • Superintendent to Police Lieutenant Colonel
  • Chief Inspector to Police Major
  • Senior Inspector to Police Captain
  • Inspector to Police Lieutenant
  • SPO4 to Police Executive Master Sergeant
  • SPO3 to Police Chief Master Sergeant
  • SPO2 to Police Senior Master Sergeant
  • SPO1 to Police Master Sergeant
  • PO3 to Police Staff Sergeant
  • PO2 to Police Corporal
  • PO1 to Patrolman/Patrolwoman
New PNP Ranks
Photo Credits: Official Gazette

The House of Representatives has also approved on second reading House Bill 5236, seeking to modify the rank classification of uniformed personnel in the PNP by adopting the rank classification used in the military establishment.

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