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Ronald dela Rosa responds to church rejection of police offer to have priests join anti-drug operations

Philippine police chief appeals for 'trust' from bishops

Philippine national police chief Ronald dela Rosa. (Photo by Albert Alcain)

 

Joe Torres, Manila
Philippines

March 10, 2017

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The Philippines' national police chief has appealed for "trust" and support from the country's Catholic bishops in the government's renewed campaign against narcotics.

"I hope that [the bishops] will give even a little trust to their police," said Director-General Ronald dela Rosa, head of the national police office.

Dela Rosa issued the statement following the pronouncements of various church leaders that the government does not need priests in police operations against illegal drugs.

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