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October 5, 2015

Press Release - October 5, 2015

With its unrelenting commitment to good governance and public service, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has been continuously cleansing its ranks of abusive and undisciplined traffic personnel.

Based on MMDA's legal department records, a total of 71 traffic enforcers were sacked from the service for various administrative cases from August 2010 to August 2015.

For the same period, a total of 38 traffic enforcers were also suspended while three were reprimanded for complaints filed against them, the MMDA data showed.

Meanwhile, six MMDA traffic enforcers were sacked from the agency, 25 were suspended and three more received a reprimand for administrative charges from 2010 to 2015.

A total of 65 traffic enforcers were terminated from the service after undergoing a preliminary investigations over administrative complaints while 13 others were suspended during the same period.

"As law enforcers, particularly those enforcing road rules and regulations, they should have the moral ascendancy to implement such standards," MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said, noting that he will not tolerate abusive traffic enforcers at the agency.



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