Know more about your rights with this newly launched mobile app of PNP

Shara Mae Balce
PUBLISHED December 4, 2017 02:34 pm

(Inside Manila) Ahead of the possible come back of the nation police’s anti-narcotics drive, the new mobile application called “Know Your Rights” was launched.

Aiming to make people aware of the policies and advisories on human rights crafted by the Philippine National Police (PNP), a mobile application was launched on Monday, December 4 as part of the kick-off ceremony of the nation police’s “National Human Rights Consciousness Week” with the theme: “Stand Up for Someone’s Right Today.”

Among those included in the application are the contents of the New Miranda Warning Pocket Card with anti-torture reminders.

The app will equip the police personnel with the right to information to advice individuals, who are placed under police custody, of their rights under the law.

Once installed, the app can be accessed anytime even without Internet connectivity. The app is helpful for police officers on field involved in the PNP’s intensified campaign against criminality, corruption, and drugs.

The app is a public affirmation of the PNP’s public affirmation on their “duty to respect, protect, and fulfill human rights,” according to Chief Supt. Dennis Siervo, head of the PNP Human Rights Affairs Office.

It will provide civilians the information on their fundamental rights as citizens and for cops, the basic information on police operational rules and procedures.

The app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store by Android mobile users.



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