People’s Law Enforcement Board

  • PLEB
  • Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Quezon City Hall, Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8988-4242 local 8136
  • [email protected]

Office Hours:
Mondays – Fridays
8:00 am – 5:00 pm without noon break



The People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) is a check and balance mechanism created by law against erring policemen. It was established via Republic Act No. 8551, PLEB is the central receiving entity for citizens’ complaints against any uniformed member of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

The PLEB has the power to hear and decide citizens’ complaints formally filed with, or referred to it, against any uniformed member of the PNP. Unlike other cases filed with the regular courts, the PLEB decides each case summarily.

To be the leading PLEB Office in the Country.

To be the top choice of citizens seeking justice against erring policemen, while staying relevant and responsive, and firm but fair.

Legal Bases

  • Republic Act No. 6975 otherwise known as the “Department of Interior and Local Government Act of 1990” as amended by Republic Act No. 8551 otherwise known as the “Philippines National Police Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998”.
  • NAPOLCOM Memorandum Circular No. 2016-002

Entitled “Revised Rules of Procedure before the Administrative Disciplinary Authorities and the Internal Affairs Service of the Philippine National Police”

  • NAPOLCOM Memorandum Circular 2020-001

Entitled “Prescribing Guidelines on the Interruption of the Reglementary Periods and Suspension of Certain Proceedings in NAPOLCOM Memorandum Circular No. 2016-002”

Service Pledge

We pledge to provide faster resolution of all cases.



Installation of tarpaulins in the major thoroughfares in Quezon City

Infomercial, featuring Mayor Joy Belmonte, Miss Universe Philippines 2019, Gazini Ganados, and Singer, Actor, and PLEB Ambassador Mr. Ronnie Liang.


How To File A Case

An administrative complaint may be initiated by filing the following:

  • A written sworn statement in English or Filipino, accompanied by affidavits of witnesses, if any;
  • Certificate of non-forum shopping duly subscribed and sworn to by the complainant; and
  • Other evidence in support of the complaint.


The complaint shall contain the following:

  • Full Name, Address, and Contact Information of the Complainant;
  • Full Name, Rank, and Station or Assignment of the respondent/s; and
  • A narration of the material facts which show specifically the act or omission attributable to the particular respondent/s constituting the offense allegedly committed, the place, date, and time of the commission of the offense.


  1. File the complaint directly with the PLEB office or through email ([email protected])
  2. During the course of the proceedings,  affidavits, counter-affidavits, pleadings, motions, position papers, and other communication may also send via email.  Documents to be transmitted through email must be in Portable Document Format (PDF).  Attachments that are not documentary evidence in nature shall be photographed and converted into PDF.

How To Request For Pleb Clearance


  • Must be a police officer who wants to request a PLEB Clearance


  1. Send an email request to [email protected] with the name of the requesting party, the name, and rank of the police officer, the place of assignment, and the purpose of the request.  Attach the scanned ID of the police officer.
  2. Clearance will be released upon payment of legal fees at the Quezon City Treasurer’s Office.

Department Directory

Atty. Rafael Vicente R. Calinisan
PLEB Executive Officer
8988-42-42 Local 8136
[email protected]

OfficerOffice AddressContact Information
Atty. Terence Thomas M. Cosare
Board Secretary
GF Legislative Wing Building, Q.C. HallElliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City8988-42-42 Local 8136
Abrhiem Nico A. Angeles
Administrative Officer IV
GF Legislative Wing Building, Q.C. HallElliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City8988-42-42 Local 8136


Pleb Qc Is Relevant

  • Zero Case Backlog
  • 21 Cases filed in 2022
  • Cases are resolved within 90 days (average)
  • Resolved a case in 29 days (fastest)

High Profile/Relevant Cases


PLTCOL Mark Julio Abong former Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit Chief of Quezon City is currently facing charges in PLEB for the alleged hit and run that caused the death of Joel Laroa.

PLTCOL Alexander Barredo, Station Commander of Police Station 9, and many others are also facing charges for the alleged cover-up of this case.


The PLEB dismissed from the police service, PLT. Felixberto Tiquil a Manila police officer, for the murder of Quezon City Traffic Enforcer, Edgar Abad Follero during the wee hours of 13 October 2022.

  • BUENAFE v. PSMS GARCHITORENA (Resolved in 89 days) 

The PLEB dismissed from the police service, PSMS Chester Garchitorena for shooting Jun Buenafe during a melee on the evening of 18 February 2022.

  • CASTOR v. PCpl RIGOR, ET AL.  (Resolved in 29 days) 

The PLEB dismissed from the police service, PCpl Reymark Rigor for shooting AD Castor, while PSSg Bryan Busto was demoted as he attempted to cover up the investigation.

“Bayani Ng Bayan” Award To Saf Hero

The PLEB conferred its first-ever “Bayani ng Bayan” award to the ground commander of the 2015 Special Action Force-led Mamasapano operation that resulted in the death of international terrorist Bin Hir, a.k.a. “Marwan”.

Mayor Joy Belmonte and Atty. Rafael Calinisan, Executive Officer of PLEB bestowed the award to P/Lt.Col. Raymund Train for his acts of “conspicuous courage and gallantry at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty during the said operation.”

Downloadable Forms

Template Of Complaint Sheet

Template Of Verification And Certification Against Forum Shopping


NAPOLCOM Memorandum Circular No. 2016-002
NAPOLCOM Memorandum Circular 2020-001

Last updated on January 23rd, 2023