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MMDA equips enforcers with body cameras

The MMDA is equipping 20 traffic enforcers with body cameras which can provide evidence during apprehension of traffic violators on the road. #BeFullyInformed MMDA equips enforcers with body cameras The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is equipping 20 traffic enforcers with body cameras which can provide evidence during apprehension of traffic violators on the road. Source link: MMDA equips enforcers with body cameras.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerDec 7th, 2017

Grab PH donates body cameras to MMDA to promote transparency

Grab Philippines donated 100 body cameras to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to help promote transparency when apprehending traffic violators. The gadgets, set to boost the MMDA's operations, were turned over to the agency during its flag raising ceremony on Monday. These will be issued to traffic enforcers manning Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) and chokepoint areas in the capital after undergoing training. "This will go a very long way in terms of making a difference sa pagganap ng tungkulin ng ating mga traffic enforcers (in performing the jobs of our traffic enforcers)," MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said during the turnover ceremony. MMDA General Mana...Keep on reading: Grab PH donates body cameras to MMDA to promote transparency.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

MMDA gets body cameras from Grab Philippines

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority yesterday received a total of 100 body cameras from transport network company Grab......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

MMDA debunks loose talk about doing away with traffic constables

Acting Metropolitan Manila Development Authority General Manager Jojo Garcia, on Friday called on the public to disregard false reports circulating online that MMDA traffic enforcers will no longer be flagging motorists for traffic violations just because the “no contact apprehension” policy (NCAP) uses closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) to record the acts of traffic violators. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

WATCH | There are now Pasig City cops on the beat sporting body cams

Some police officers in Pasig City have started to take to their beats with so-called body cams, or portable video cameras strapped to the chests. This development is intended to enhance transparency in police operation and personal safety of both the law enforcers and their clients, especially so that it looks like the Philippine National […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Body cameras for Davao traffic enforcers

Body cameras for Davao traffic enforcers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 30th, 2017

Body cameras on Davao traffic enforcers mulled | SunStar - Sun.Star

Body cameras on Davao traffic enforcers mulled | SunStar - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Manila traffic enforcers to wear body cameras

Manila traffic enforcers to wear body cameras.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2017

EOS M50 in Manila – Manila Video

The MMDA return to Manila and I test out the Canon EOS M50 mirrorless camera. It offers DSLR-like performance in a body that’s only slightly larger than a compact camera. This isn’t a review video but it shows you what kind of performance you can expect from the camera. This camera was a loan from… link: EOS M50 in Manila – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Fiscal in Viral Traffic Scuffle to Answer MMDA Complaint: DOJ

A government prosecutor seen in a viral video while arguing with Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic enforcers after she was apprehended for illegal parking has been asked by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to answer the complaint filed against her. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Christine Villamora Estepa has already been directed to file […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

HOAX: Fiscal in viral road altercation video shot dead

Claim: Christine Estepa, the prosecutor who was caught on tape arguing with traffic enforcers over an illegal parking violation, has been shot dead in their house in Caloocan. Her husband is supposedly in critical condition. The blog trendingnewsonline.info in its undated August post ran the headline, “Mainit: Piskal na nakasagutan ng MMDA, tigok matapos ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Chicago man shot, killed by officers appeared to have gun, police say – Fox News

Footage from body cameras and other surveillance video appeared to show that a black man who was shot and killed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

12 MMDA personnel fail drug test

Twelve traffic enforcers and sidewalk cleaners of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority tested positive for illegal drugs, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

QC council OKs body cameras for cops

The Quezon City Council, headed by Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte, has approved the procurement of body cameras for the local police force......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Vince Vaughn DUI bust caught on officers’ body cameras

LOS ANGELES (AP) --- Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after being stopped at a sobriety checkpoint in a Southern California beach town, police said. Vaughn, 48, was busted early in the morning in Manhattan Beach after failing a field sobriety test that was captured with officers' body cameras, Sgt. Tim Zins said. Vaughn is best known for roles in comedies like "Dodgeball" and "Wedding Crashers", but has landed more dramatic parts in recent years such as playing a drill sergeant in the Oscar-winning "Hacksaw Ridge". A passenger in Vaughn's car was arrested for public intoxication. Vaughn's vehicle was impounded. Both men were also cite...Keep on reading: Vince Vaughn DUI bust caught on officers’ body cameras.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

PNP moves roll-out date for body cam program

          Instead of June, the roll out of the P332-million body-worn cameras may be moved to the latter part of the year because the bidding has yet to start, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Dir. Gen. Oscar D. Albayalde said Thursday.   Albayalde said the process for the purchase of the body-worn cameras may be finished by the third or fourth quarter of the year because a lot bidders have filed their intent to join the bidding.   "Mahaba kasi ang process niyan. There are pre-bidding and product presentation. Napakarami kasi nung mga nagbigay ng proposal," Albayalde said in a press briefing at Camp Crame.   ...Keep on reading: PNP moves roll-out date for body cam program.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Grab driver curses, sideswipes passenger

A GRAB driver ended in jail for allegedly cursing and sideswiping a female passenger yesterday morning in Pasay City. The suspect, Joseph Dingdavibar, 41, of Libertad St., Pasay City was arrested by traffic enforcers of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) after his passenger, Remadel Zacarias, of Bonifacio Global City, Taguig….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

All eyes will be on Patrick in her IndyCar return

By Jenna Fryer, Associated Press Sebastien Bourdais was back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday. So was Helio Castroneves, who returned to his home away from home to re-acclimate to an Indy car. But the show really begins on Tuesday when Danica Patrick's farewell tour returns to her biggest stage. The world's most famous female race car driver returns to IndyCar for the first time since 2011 to prepare for her final drive around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in advance of the Indianapolis 500. Her preparations will help kick off IndyCar's beloved "Month of May" — and Patrick is sure to own the headlines. "I imagine I'll probably pop up into the seat fully kitted up once before I get in, just to make sure everything is good, and go over things like, 'How the hell do I start this thing?'" Patrick said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. And by that, Patrick literally meant how she starts the car and begins her final drive. She's been chasing her dreams since she was a little girl in Illinois, and two decades later, she's ready to call it a career. Her farewell began with NASCAR's season-opening Daytona 500, where Patrick was collected in a crash and finished 35th. But the "Danica Double" was always about bringing her career full circle and walking away at Indy, the place that made her a household name. Patrick led 19 laps and finished fourth as a rookie in 2005 and she was a career-best third in 2009. She's always thrived on Indy's main stage, and she doesn't anticipate that changing this year. Patrick, who spent last week at boyfriend Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay, Wisconsin, home "watching the snow melt," was already shifting into race mode and talked confidently about her next hurdle. Yes, it's been more than six years since she's been in an Indy car and it has had two body modifications during her absence. She's approaching Tuesday much like she did her very first Indy test, in 2004. "When I first drove an Indy car back in the day at Kentucky when no one was watching, now they are going to be watching," she said. "I've got a feeling that if it's comfortable, it could come back to me really quick. I have to remember the very first time I ever drove an Indy car, having never driven one before, it went fine. So I've got to trust that everything will be fine." Like it or not, Patrick has earned her spot on the central stage for the final month of her racing career. With Patrick back at Indy for the May 27 race, everything she does in her GoDaddy-sponsored Chevrolet will be scrutinized. Even Monday, the first day the track opened for testing, had a buzz about Patrick's presence and she wasn't even on the track. Instead, it was Bourdais back on the big oval for the first time since he broke his hip and pelvis when he wrecked qualifying his car for last year's 500. The injury was supposed to sideline him all year, but he was back in the IndyCar Series before the end of 2017 and already has a win and a pole on his resume this season. Castroneves, the three-time Indy 500 winner, also got his first laps around Indy in the 2018 configuration of the car. Because he was moved by Roger Penske to the sports car series this year, the Brazilian will only run this month at Indy and try to grab a record-tying fourth victory. Tony Kanaan, in an A.J. Foyt Racing car, was fastest on the day at 226.181 mph, and Marco Andretti wasn't too shabby at third on the speed chart. IndyCar closed the afternoon with a brief test session of a windscreen it is developing to protect drivers' heads in the open cockpit cars. Defending series champion Josef Newgarden spent about 45 minutes behind the windscreen at the end of the day and seemed to struggle a bit with glare bouncing off the screen and vision. Next comes Patrick's return on Tuesday, which was originally scheduled for late March but was postponed because of a cold and rainy weather. She's used to attention, she thrives under pressure, and she's ready for the cameras when she gets back into the car. There are 35 entries for this year's race, which means two drivers won't qualify for the 500. Patrick will be in a Chevrolet fielded by Ed Carpenter Racing, a team that is traditionally strong at Indy, and hasn't thought at all about potentially missing her retirement race. "Why would I?" she said. "I'm thinking about going to win the race.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

MMDA reactivates ‘Oplan Mass’ for Lenten break

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will reactivate starting on Wednesday Oplan Metro Alalay Semana Santa (Oplan Mass) to ensure the safety of motorists and commuters this Lenten break. Jojo Garcia, acting general manager of MMDA, said the agency would deploy a total of 1,854 personnel composed of traffic enforcers, roadside clearing group, anti-jaywalking, road safety and [...] The post MMDA reactivates ‘Oplan Mass’ for Lenten break appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Bogus MMDA enforcer issues fake ticket, steals driver’s license

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has warned the public against persons posing as legitimate traffic enforcers to extort money following a complaint of a victimized motorist.   A bogus MMDA enforcer was identified only as "Traffic Constable III Gulong" through the fake citation ticket he issued to Christopher Morante for reckless driving on Edsa.   Aside from fining Morante for P2,000, Gulong also confiscated Morante's driver's license.   Morante, a resident of Mandaluyong, was supposed to redeem his licenseon Mondaywhen he learned that his ticket was fake.   "The agency does not have the motorist's driver's license. The ...Keep on reading: Bogus MMDA enforcer issues fake ticket, steals driver’s license.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Anti-narcotics cops acquire body cameras

ANTI-NARCOTICS units of the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) are required to wear body-worn video as part of their anti-illegal drug operations. But given the limited budget, PRO-6’s newly-acquired body or wearable cameras will be distributed to select operating units, in the meantime. On March 12, 2018, PRO-6 regional director Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag […] The post Anti-narcotics cops acquire body cameras appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018