The country’s national bird. It is the symbol of swiftness and ferocity, power and courage with best describe the PNP organization and in particular the DIRECTORATE FOR OPERATIONS.
LAURELS with SEVENTEEN (17) LEAVES
Represent the seventeen (17) Police Regional Offices. The laurels also symbolize honor and dignity and the privilege of being a member of a noble organization where the call to public service is a commitment to public trust.
THREE (3) STARS
Represent Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao and the territorial integrity which the PNP must uphold and maintain.
It represents the three (3) tiered defensive system (intelligence, target hardening and incident Management), and operational doctrine conceptualized and formulated by DO.
One of the earliest here of the Philippines, the first to protect our land from foreign incursions, a symbol and embodiment of all the genuine attributes of leadership and service to country and people.
FIVE (5) BLUE DOTS
Represent the five (5) national operational support Units (ASG, HPG, MARIG, SAF, CSG under the Supervision of DO.
SERVICE HONOR JUSTICE
District ideals for the officers, Men and women of the PNP to ensure efficiency, integrity, cohesiveness camaraderie and equanimity to enhance community acceptance and support to attain its mission of peacekeeping, law and order.
RED, WHITE AND BLUE
The traditional national colors that symbolize, Bravery, purity and loyalty, virtues that every Filipino must possess especially all the members of the National Police who are sworn to the profession that demands the highest ethical and moral standards of service.