Cops undergo anti-illegal recruitment training
San Jose, Antique (27 May) -- The Antique Police Provincial Office (APPO) law enforcers underwent a one-day orientation/training on Anti-Illegal Recruitment (AIR) Campaign at La Vita Park, San Jose, Antique recently.
The seminar was sponsored by the Philippine Overseas Employment Agencies (POEA), Anti-Illegal Recruitment Branch with Atty Celso J Jernandez, JR, acting as the Resource Person, aimed at intensifying the campaign and to increase awareness and skills against illegal recruitment.
Pssupt Ruperto T Floro, APPO Director, led the eighteen chiefs of police from different municipalities in the province of Antique, personnel from APPO and Antique Provincial Public Safety Management Company (APPSMC) in participating the said seminar.
Atty Jernandez shared to the cops the overview of the Anti-Illegal Recruitment Campaign and enumerated the applicable laws on Illegal Recruitment. He likewise presented the Elements of Illegal Recruitment, different Modus Operandi of Illegal Recruiters, 10?s Don?t to Avoid Illegal Recruitment, Profile of a Illegal Recruiter, and Republic Act No. 9208 or Human Trafficking Act.
Jernandez enjoined the police officers to be vigilant and aggressive in helping the POEA address illegal recruitment. He said that law enforcers play a vital role in the programs against illegal recruitment activities.
Pssupt Floro expressed his thanks to POEA for conducting the undertaking. He challenged the cops to put into practice what they have learned and to continue to support and be a partner of the POEA and other stakeholders in curbing illegal recruiters. He also asked the POEA to conduct another training intended for the police investigators.
The seminar was also participated in by different Public Employment Service Officers (PESO) from the eighteen towns in the province. (PNP/PIA) [top]