70 police investigators from Region 1 finish refresher training
By Freddie G. Lazaro
Camp President Quirino, Ilocos Sur (September 14) -- Ilocos region police director Chief Superintendent Orlando M. Mabutas announced that seventy investigators from the different police units in the Region 1 had finished the recently concluded 10 - day Police Investigation Refresher Course held at the Concord Building in the headquarters of the regional police office in San Fernando City, La Union, it was reported here.
The investigation refresher training course started last August 31, 2010 and ended last September 9, 2010.
According to Mabutas, the refresher course was part of the Integrated Transformation Program of the PNP particularly in upgrading the investigative capability of the police.
"This training was intended to enhance the knowledge and skills of our police investigators, provide them with the latest innovative investigative techniques, as well as give them updates on recent policies and guidelines pertaining to investigation," he said.
Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent Alejandro M. Valerio, the Region 1 chief of the Regional Investigative and Detective Management Division (RIDMD), disclosed that sixty (60) of the participants were investigators assigned at the Municipal and City Police Stations of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, and the remaining ten (10) participants were personnel from the National Support Units (NSUs) based in the region.
"The police investigators were given instructions on pertinent laws, Crime Scene Management, Scientific Crime Scene Processing, Criminal Procedures, Principles of Investigation, Case Preparation, Investigative Report Writing and other related topics," Valerio said. (PIA Ilocos Sur) [top]