Department of the Interior and Local Government

Office Information

Department Name

Department of the Interior and Local Government

Department Description

Goals Peaceful, safe, self-reliant and development-dominated communities; Improve performance of local governments in governance, administration, social and economic development and environmental management; Sustain peace and order condition and ensure public safety. Objectives Reduce crime incidents and improve crime solution efficiency Improve jail management and penology services Improve fire protection services Continue professionalization of PNP, BFP and BJMP personnel and services Enhance LGU capacities to improve their performance and enable them to effectively and efficiently deliver services to their constituents Continue to initiate policy reforms in support of local autonomy


The Department is primary catalyst for excellence in local governance that nurtures self-reliant, progressive, orderly, safe and globally competitive communities sustained by God-centered and empowered citizenry.


The Department shall promote peace and order, ensure public safety, strengthen capability of local government units through active people participation and a professionalized corps of civil servants.

Department Head Photo
Department Head Name

Crismelito Catacutan

Department Head Title

Local Government Operations Officer V