Army opens special operation training seminar
Camp Olivas, City Of San Fernando, Pampanga (9 November) -- The Regional Public Safety Battalion 3, thru the supervision of the Battalion Commander PSSUPT REYLAND MALENAB opened the Special Operation Training (SOT) Seminar, Executive Order No. 546 which mandates the Philippine National Police to undertake active support to the Philippine Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in internal Security Operations for the suppression of insurgency.
Main task then shall be undertaken through the intensification of information, dissemination and establishment of counter organization.
Philippine National Police Communication Plan, "SANTINIG" includes the regular conduct of police information and continuing education especially on issues affecting internal security as well as continuous campaign to expose the evils brought by the insurgent's wilful violence and merciless killings and human rights violation. On the other hand, the PNP Organization Plan "SAMBAYAN" involves activities relative to the PNP Awareness, Organization, Mobilization Model for coordination linkages, networking and Organizations.
This seminar has competent instructors from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Commission on Human Rights and other guest instructors from the PNP.
The objective of the course is to enhance the skills of the men and women of the PNP in dealing with people from all walks of life, to hear out their sentiments, to know what agitates them and to win them back to the government's perspective of things and "to subdue the enemy without the use of armed battle". (PIA) [top]