PNP CAR promotes police community relation
by Lito Dar
Baguio City (21 July) -- The Police Regional Office - Cordillera (PROCor) promotes and celebrates Police Community Relations Month this July, with the theme "Serbisyong maayos, magalang at mabilis".
PRO-COR's Police Community Relations (PCR) Division deputy-chief P/C Inspector Rufino Pascua explained, in a local radio, that they are celebrating PCR month to solicit the community's support in anti-criminality, anti-illegal drug and anti-insurgency campaigns; to coordinate councils of community elders, NGOs as partner, together with other sectoral groups, media and the general public; and to continue to strengthen the alliance with the regional DILG and NAPOLCOM offices concerned.
Among their scheduled activities this month, is a media relations seminar, which was attended by directors of PRO-1, PRO-2 and PRO-Cor, together with their respective PCR officers. Pascua added that they also have scheduled symposiums at Pines City Educational Center and Pines City National High School regarding drug preventions and other concerns on peace and order; There will also be Police Information Continuing Education or PICE seminar - for police personnel; and a seminar for out-of-school youth on vinegar and banana chips making.
Pascua also announced that in their public information campaign, they are promoting the PCR's capacity to enhance seminar community-oriented policy system which includes value formation, moral recovery program, Anti-graft and Corrupt Practices Act, costumer care relations seminar and disaster awareness.
He also disclosed that that they have the "Pulis Ko Bantay Ko", wherein they can be invited to lecture on crime prevention and ordinances or to have a representation during barangay meetings or to help on barangay civic activities or to guard public occasions. Pascua added that under the said program, any individual can also seek the assistance of the police if they feel that their life is in danger, and even escorting them if necessary. (PIA) [top]