NVizcaya gov vows help to PNP, tells cops to be non-partisan in 2010 polls
by Ben Moses Ebreo
Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya (January 6) -- Governor Luisa Lloren Cuaresma here has advised members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to be non-partisan in the coming 2010 national and local elections.
"Leave politics to us. Be non-partisan and maintain our excellent peace and order situation in the province," Cuaresma said before the officers of the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Police Office (NVPPO) and chiefs of police of the 15 towns here.
Members of the PNP here, headed by Police Senior Supt. Pedro Danguilan made a courtesy call to Cuaresma Wednesday as part of their yearly tradition to brief local chief executives on their plans, programs, projects and activities for the coming year.
She also reiterated that orders should always come and be made by their most superior officer and not from their local government chief executives so that their enforcement of laws will not be hampered by political issues and pressures.
The governor also vowed to give computer sets, radio communication equipments and digital and video cameras to various police stations in the province, including the purchase of police blotter books which is valued at P2,000.00 each.
Police Senior Supt. Pedro Danguilan, police provincial director said the assistance will greatly boost the peace and order efforts of the PNP in the province as the towns of Ambaguio, Bayombong and Kasibu have acquired one unit patrol cars each.
The patrol cars, Danguilan added is expected to be issued early this year. (PIA NVizcaya) [top]