Senator Panfilo "Ping" M. Lacson

Senate Office: Room 602 (Extension at Room 17, New Wing, 5/F), GSIS Bldg., Financial Center, Diokno Blvd., Pasay City
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Biography | Resume


Date of Birth June 1, 1948
Place of Birth Imus, Cavite (Adopted son of Cebu)
Spouse Alice de Perio
Children Reginald, Ronald Jay, Panfilo Jr., Jeric


A. Master in Government Management, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (1995-1996)
B. Bachelor of Science, Philippine Military Academy (1967-1971)
C. High School: Imus Institute (1960-1964)
D. Grade School: Bayang Luma Elementary School (1954-1960)


Senator: 2001 to 2013; 2016 to present
Presidential Assistant on Rehabilitation and Recovery, 2013 to 2015
Chief, Philippine National Police: Nov. 16, 1999 to Jan. 20, 2001
Chief, Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Task Force: June 26, 1998 to Jan. 21, 2001
Project Officer, Special Project Alpha: 1996 to April 1997
Chief, Task Force Habagat, PACC: 1992 to 1995
Provincial Director, Laguna, PC: February to July, 1992
Commander, Cebu Metrodiscom: 1989 to 1992
Provincial Commander, Isabela PC: 1988 to 1989
PC-INP Anti Carnapping Task Force: 1986 to 1988
Metrocom Intelligence and Security Group: 1971 to 1986


Bachelor Science Degree, Philippine Military Academy, 1967 to 1971
Intel Officers Basic Course, SITS, Fort Bonifacio, 1973
Military Intel Collection Course, SITS, Fort Bonifacio, 1974
Counter URBAN Guerilla Warfare Course, Fort Magsaysay, 1972
Incident Management Course, PSG, Malacañang
Airmobile Operations Course Command and General Staff Course, Camp Crame, Quezon City
Command General Staff College, Fort Bonifacio


1. Lifetime Achievement Award, Philippine Military Academy, 2022
2. Outstanding Cavalier Award for Public Administration, Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association Inc., 2020
3. Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, 2019
4. Ten Outstanding Policemen of the Philippines, Philippine Jaycees Inc., 1998
5. Special Medal of Honor, Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP)
6. Police Director of the Year, Regional Command (RECOM) 7, Cebu City, 1992
7. Adopted Son of Cebu, Cebu City Council Resolution, 1991
8. Philippine Constabulary Officer of the Year, Regional Command (RECOM) 7, Cebu City, 1989-1990 and 1990-1991
9. Certificate of Academic Excellence, AFP Command and General Staff College, 1983
10. PMA Alumni Cavalier Award (Special Operations), Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association Inc., 1983
11. PC Metrocom Officer of the Year, Philippine Constabulary, 1982


17 Military Merit Medals
3 Medalya ng Kadakilaan
3 Medalya ng Kagalingan
2 Outstanding Achievement Medals
5 Military Commendation Medals
5 Bronze Cross Medals
2 Medalya ng Papuri
Luzon Campaign Medal
Visayas Campaign Medal
Combat Efficiency Medal


Philippine College of Rotary Governor, Rotary Club of Manila
Lions President League of the Philippines
Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption
Manila Downtown Y’s Men’s Club
Council of Past Lions Governors of the Philippines
Cebu Chamber of Commerce
Cebu Bankers Club
Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention
Metro Cebu Uptown Jaycees
Rotary Club of San Fernando (LU)
Assusasyon ng Kumentarista at Announcer ng Pilipinas
Pugad Lawin Philippines, Inc.
Police Cavaliers Association, Inc.
National Police Commission
Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce
PMA Class ‘71 (MATATAG)
Rotary Club of Caloocan
Rotary Club of Metro Cebu Rotary Club of Cebu
West Rotary Club of Cebu Port Center
Rotary International District 390
Rotary Club of Binan
Direct Commission Batch ‘71 PNPC Chapter
KBP Metro Manila Chapter
Guest of Honor and Commencement Speaker at the Commencement Exercises of Bicol University, Daraga, Albay

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18th Congress Senators