HISTORY OF SPD
The Southern Police District was established on August 14, 1974 when Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, then Secretary of National Defense and Acting Chairman of the National Police Commission approved the Rules and regulations governing the Metropolitan Police Force, as promulgated by the C, PC/INP for implementation and publication. Forming part of the Metropolitan Force (MPF) created under Presidential Decree Number 421 issued by the late President Ferdinand Marcos and in conformity with the provision of Headquarters PC/INP Letter Directive dated September 28, 1976, the Southern Police District had its operational jurisdiction over the cities of Makati, Parañaque, Las Piñas and Pasay.
On December 13, 1990, the Philippine Congress enacted into Law Republic Act 6975, PNP Law of 1990 signed by Her Excellency President Corazon C Aquino placing the newly organized PNP under the Department of Interior and Local Government with the aim of professionalizing the PNP. Under the new law, the National Capital Region Police Office embraces the five (5) Police Districts wherein one is SPD.
At present, SPD comprises of six (6) cities and one (1) municipality, namely: Pasay, Makati, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Taguig and municipality of Pateros. There are three thousand sixty (3,060) men and women in uniformed and non-uniformed who pledged to perform their task as police officers within the jurisdiction of Southern Police District under the able leadership of PCSUPT JOSE ERWIN T VILLACORTE, the 26th District Director.