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The Offices of the Ombudsman independently monitors all three branches of the government. The Ombudsman is also responsible for receiving complaints from citizens and organizations from the country. The Ombudsman usually prosecutes officials accused of graft and corruption.
The Offices of the Ombudsman includes the Ombudsman's own office, along with offices for a team composed of a sheriff, the Ombudsman's second in command, and 6 other deputies who lead their respective divisions and/or bureaus.
The Ombudsman is appointed by the President of the Philippines from a list submitted by the Judicial and Bar Council for a seven-year term with no reappointment. The Ombudsman can be impeached.
Name Position Conchita Carpio-Morales Ombudsman/Tanodbayan Orlando C. Casimiro Over-all Deputy Ombudsman Francis H. Jardeleza Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon Pelagio S. Apostol Deputy Ombudsman for Visayas Humphrey T. Monteroso Deputy Ombudsman for Mindanao Eulogio S. Cecilio (OIC) Deputy Ombudsman for Military and Police Wendell Barreras-Sulit Special Prosecutor
List of Ombudsmen
Ombudsman Term of Office Conrado M. Vasquez 1988–1995 Aniano A. Desierto 1995–2002 Simeon V. Marcelo 2002–2005 Ma. Merceditas N. Gutierrez 2005–2011 Orlando C. Casimiro (Acting) 2011 Conchita Carpio-Morales 2011-present
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Currently: Conchita Carpio-Morales(since 2011)
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