The Philippine National Police has released the 2019 midyear bonus of 195,561 active duty uniformed and non-uniformed personnel.
The PNP Finance Service under PBGen Joselito M. Vera Cruz has released funds amounting to Php 6,388,730,726.46 to pay for the legislated midyear bonus that is equivalent to one month basic salary.
BGen Vera Cruz said that the midyear bonus has been credited to the individual ATM payroll accounts of PNP personnel with the Land Bank of the Philippines as of Tuesday, May 21, 2019, and is available for debit transactions.
Vera Cruz also explained that the release of bonus to PNP personnel with pending administrative and criminal cases is deferred.
PNP Spokeperson, Police Colonel Bernard Banac emphasized the swift release of mid-year bonus aims to boost the morale of the 195,000-strong PNP force.
“At the same time, this is accorded to the vision of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in support to the PNP to provide their needs and will definitely beneficial to their families,” Banac said.
This article originally appeared in the FB post of PNP-PIO. Republished for wider distribution.