PCCR | For the Good of the Public and the Country

PCCR | PCCR Turns Platinum

PCCR @70: A Legacy of Excellence, Pioneering 70 Years of Criminal Justice Education

With boundless pride, we commemorate 70 years of unwavering passion, integrity, and excellence in the law enforcement industry. Your steadfast support has been significant in shaping this legacy. Here’s to continued success and shared feats.


A globally-recognized university, a leader in innovative programs, and a center of excellence for Criminal Justice Education.


To inspire and transform lives towards nation-building.

Core Values


The school values a strong commitment and enthusiasm for the field of Criminal Justice Education, encouraging its students to pursue their interests with energy and dedication.


The school believes in the importance of honesty, fairness, and ethical behavior and strives to instill these values in its students.


The school is dedicated to providing the highest quality education and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.

PCCR | Gradient Silver

Quality Policy

As the pioneer in Criminal Justice Education in Southeast Asia, we at the
Philippine College of Criminology (PCCR) commits to

Provide quality education through a continual improvement of the Quality Management System

Enhance and deepen the meaningful experiences of students and employees, fostering growth, productivity, and service efficiency to meet stakeholders’ requirements

Comply with the applicable statutory and regulatory policies. We, at PCCR, ensure that our quality policy is communicated and understood by all our stakeholders.

Quality Objectives

To ensure that every process is executed consistently, the same information, methods, skills, and controls are utilized and applied, guaranteeing the satisfaction of both internal and external customers

Your learning experience is our priority

Be a pioneer. But don’t just be the first, be the best. PCCR started it all 70 years ago when it started the first and only institution in Southeast Asia dedicated to Criminal Justice Science. Now we’re pioneering once more in new and exciting ways.

PCCR | High School

High School

PCCR | College of Criminal Justice

College of Criminal Justice

PCCR | Graduate School

Graduate School

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The Leaders Behind Your Success

Shielilo Amihan, PhD

Vice President for Academic Affairs
PCCR | Dr. Jezreel Vicente

Jezreel Vicente, PhD

Graduate School Dean
PCCR | Dr. Gaypelyn M. Casiw

Gaypelyn M. Casiw, PhD

College of Criminal Justice Dean

Lesa Diaz, EdD

General Education Head

Angeleries Orbigo, PhD

Criminology Program Chair

Vincent Paulo Quillope, LPT, M.A.Ed

High School Principal

Lives We’ve Transformed Through The Years

“Tatlo’t kalahating taon po ako naging kriminal pero nagkaroon po ng transformation ‘yan, from kriminal to criminologist at ang gumawa po ng transformation na ‘yan ay ang PCCR.” (I’ve been a criminal for three-and-a-half years but there was a transformation, from criminal to criminologist and the one that brought this transformation was PCCR.)

Hon. Sen. Robinhood C. Padilla

Philippine College of Criminology
B.S. Criminology Batch 2001

Known professionally as Robin Padilla, is a Filipino actor, director and politician. He is known as the “Bad Boy” of Philippine cinema for portraying anti-hero gangster roles in films such as Anak ni Baby Ama (1990) and also a part of Batch 2001.

PCCR | Hon. Sen. Robinhood C. Padilla
PCCR | Hon. John Marvin “Yul Servo” Nieto

“Kahit gaano kaliit ang role na meron ka sa pelikula o sa buhay, kailangang ibigay mo ang the best mo.”

Hon. John Marvin “Yul Servo” Nieto

Representative, 3rd District, Manila
3-Time City Councilor, 3rd District, Manila
B.S. Criminology Batch 1998

Popularly known as Yul Servo, is a multi-awarded Filipino actor and politician. Nieto studied BS Criminology to become a policeman and was part of Batch 1998, but was pushed into acting by an uncle. His stage name, “Yul Servo”, was chosen by the late director Maryo J. de los Reyes.

“Lahat ng nalalaman ko na ginamit ko sa board exam galing po lahat yun sa PCCR at lahat ng naging Professors ko, ayun po yung biggest factor kaya po ako nakapasa.” 

Ms. Maria Ria Velasquez

Top 5, April 2023 Criminology Licensure Exam
Philippine College of Criminology
B.S. Criminology Batch 2022

Maria Ria Estrada Velasquez, an accomplished graduate of the Philippine College of Criminology from Batch 2022 Magilas-Damlag. She distinguished herself by ranking in the Top 5 of the BLEC (April 2023) examination, earning the esteemed designation of RCrim.

PCCR | Ms. Maria Ria Velasquez

Why is PCCR your second home?

The Philippine College of Criminology is more than an academic institution to me; it’s a second home where I feel safe and supported. Through quality education, unexpected friendships, and mentorship from professors, I’ve found growth, a sense of belonging, and the confidence to pursue a significant role in my chosen profession, making it the most memorable part of my journey.

Patricia Kaye D. Murillo
B.S. Criminology Student

The Philippine College of Criminology has given me numerous opportunities, each playing a vital role in my development as a student leader, a position relied upon by everyone. Moreover, it has surrounded me with disciplined and responsible individuals, both among the staff and fellow students, who are ready to assist me at every turn, ensuring my safety and success.

Nash Ethan D. Matienzo
Junior High School Student