Panfilo Lacson

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Panfilo Lacson
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Senator of the Philippines
Assumed office
June 30, 2016
In office
June 30, 2001 – June 30, 2013
Chair of the Philippine Senate
National Defense
and Security Committee
Assumed office
July 23, 2019
Preceded byGregorio Honasan
Chair of the Philippine Senate
Accounts Committee

Assumed office
July 24, 2019
Preceded byGregorio Honasan
Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery
In office
December 10, 2013 – February 10, 2015
PresidentBenigno Aquino III
Chief of the Philippine National Police
In office
November 16, 1999 – February 16, 2001
PresidentJoseph Estrada
Preceded byEdmundo L. Larroza
Succeeded byLeandro Mendoza
Personal details
Born
Panfilo Morena Lacson

(1948-06-01) June 1, 1948 (age 74)
Imus, Cavite, Philippines
Political partyIndependent (2004–2021; 2022–present)
Other political
affiliations
LDP (2001–2004)
United Opposition (2007–2010)
Partido Reporma (2021–2022)[1]
Spouse(s)Alice de Perio
Children4
Alma materPamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
Philippine Military Academy
Signature
Websitepinglacson.net
Police career
DepartmentPhilippine Constabulary
Philippine National Police
AllegiancePhilippines
RankDirector General

Panfilo "Ping" Morena Lacson Sr. (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈlakson]; born June 1, 1948) is a Filipino politician and former police general. He became a Senator of the Philippines in 2016. He has also been a Senator from 2001 to 2013. He was the Director General of the Philippine National Police (PNP) from 1999 to 2001.

He was a candidate for President of the Philippines in the 2004 presidential election.[2] He unsuccessfully ran for president again in 2016, he later decided to run for the senate. Lacson unsuccessfully ran for president again in the 2022 election as an independent candidate.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Santos, Eimor (July 29, 2021). "Partyless no more: Lacson now chairs Partido Reporma". CNN Philippines. Archived from the original on July 29, 2021. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  2. "Panfilo Lacson Resume on Senate Website". Senate of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved April 6, 2020.
  3. Tamayo, Bernadette (March 24, 2022). "Lacson resigns as Partido Reporma chairman, to run as independent". The Manila Times. Retrieved March 24, 2022.