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.



  • 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.



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