is a very broad human activity embracing various aspects of man's
existence. It is practically a “conception resurrection” concept
that deals with all the branches of knowledge. Research work, however,
may be limited depending upon the scope of the study being conducted.
In law and justice, a research may be undertaken to redefine police
as role as some legal adjustments are made to adapt to social change.
In law enforcement, research may be done to resolve ethical problems
within police agencies. The most common problem areas being explored
are in the organizational frontiers, behavioral patterns, processes
and procedures and value system.
Republic Act 6975
establishes the Philippine National Police under a reorganized Department
of the Interior and Local Government Section 25, Chapter III thereof
provides for its organization. Section 30, Rule VII of the Implementing
Rules and Regulations of the Act, provides that “the Chief of the
PNP shall, within sixty (60) from the effectivity of the Act and
in accordance with the broad guidelines set forth therein, recommend
the organizational structure and staffing pattern of the PNP to
the National Police Commission”.
NAPOLCOM, in its resolution numbered
92-36, approved the revised organizational structure of the PNP
on October 11, 1993, by virtue of NHQ, PNP, General Orders No. 834.
PCSUPT MILTON F TIBURCIO was designated as the Director of the Directorate
for Research and Development.
The Directorate for
Research and Development was activated on 1 November 1993 and became
operational on 16 January 1994 imbibing a conspicuous role in PNP
organizational which is to conduct research studies pertaining to
criminalistics equipment and investigative equipment / materials,
communication-electronics and transportation, weapons and clothing
for effective and efficient maintenance of law and order and public
safety function and to uphold the furtherance of self-reliant development
projects of the PNP.