What is the problem of Oscar?

PNP General Oscar Albayalde
PNP General Oscar Albayalde

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is alarmed because its image is affected by the negative portrayal it is receiving if the television series aired by ABS-CBN “Ang Probinsyano” is the basis. This is the first time that a sitting leader of the police force, General Oscar Albayalde, has called foul over a television series’ plot.

What is the problem of Oscar?

Everyday around the world movies, television shows, fiction and productions are written exploiting story lines about corruption, deception and conspiracies that involve the government and certain protagonists. At first, these same stories will crawl along a corrupted agency but eventually, its conclusion will come in terms with the delivery of justice and the prosecution of the villains.

It is of the same direction that we all look at the storyline of the assailed “Ang Probinsyano.” As we always say among all other Filipino films, “Ang artista malain kag pierde gid na sa puno, sa ending daug gid na ya!

What is the problem of Oscar?

The PNP is never involved in such greed and corruption of power of which General Alejandro Terante is involved. The police force of Albayalde has no presidential son in the person of Brandon Cabrera to protect and work with. The police of Albayalde is not involved in persecuting the innocent as the police of President Lucas Cabrera.

What is the problem of Oscar?

If image is what concerns General Albayalde the most, he should focus on cleaning the ranks of the PNP by delisting the scalawags and the hoodlums in uniform. He should work hard in convincing the public that they are not involved in any manner in the massive riding-in-tandem murder cases that actually has tarnished the soul of the organization. He must execute programs that will bring the police to the level of the masses and earn their trust.

Trust is not something that can be earned by changing the plot of “Ang Probinsyano.” It is about making the people realize that policemen are doing their job by protecting them instead of killing them.

What is the problem of Oscar Albayalde then?

Perhaps, seeing the realities around him, he has become delussional of the fiction in General Terante. Sometimes, plain fiction can be too terse and painful even if one has to close his or her eyes.