A highly trusted Department and Partner in nurturing local governments and sustaining peaceful, safe, progressive, resilient, and inclusive communities towards a comfortable and secure life for Filipinos by 2040.


The Department shall ensure peace and order, public safety and security, uphold excellence in local governance and enable resilient and inclusive communities.


“Ang DILG ay Matino, Mahusay, at Maaasahan”

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.

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