Manila, Philippines – Sinimulan na ng Philippine National Police (PNP) na ipatupad ang bagong rank classification system matapos pirmahan bilang batas ang Republic Act 11200.
Ayon kay PNP Directorate for Personnel and Records Management (DPRM), Police Major General Lyndon Cubos – naglabas na sila ng memorandum hinggil sa bagong organization classification system.
Base sa memorandum, ang bagong rank classification ng PNP ay sumusunod:
Director General – Police General
Deputy Director General – Police Lieutenant General
Director – Police Major General
Chief Superintendent – Police Brigadier General
Senior Superintendent – Police Colonel
Superintendent – Police Lieutenant Colonel
Chief Inspector – Police Major
Senior Inspector – Police Captain
Inspector – Police Lieutenant
Senior Police Officer 4 – Police Executive Master Sergeant
Senior Police Officer 3 – Police Chief Master Sergeant
Senior Police Officer 2 – Police Senior Master Sergeant
Senior Police Officer 1 – Police Master Sergeant
Police Officer 3 – Police Staff Sergeant
Police Officer 2 – Police Corporal
Police Officer 1 – Patrolman/Patrolwoman
Samantala, nilinaw naman ni PNP Spokesperson, Police Colonel Bernard Banac –ilalabas ang Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) hinggil dito.