Police Regional Office 12 – PRO 12 deploys 827 Police Officers in different Cities and Provinces of Region 12 on top of the existing deployment of said units.
722 Police Officers are deployed all over the region while 105 form part of the stand by force that will serve as an emergency response team.
The PNP personnel will be deployed in different transportation terminals, medical outposts, traffic control, cemeteries, checkpoints and chokepoints in main roads in SOCSARGEN and also to provide assistance in churches, public places. Random Police Assistance desk/post in places of convergence to ensure the orderly and peaceful observance of the “Undas”.
Other Counterpart agencies also support the “Ligtas Undas 2019” campaign, such as the Philippine Red Cross, Bureau of Fire Protection, the Armed Forces and other force multipliers that have committed to support teams in local cemeteries.
Authorities remind the public on the common prohibited items on cemeteries such as bringing of alcoholic beverages, bladed weapons, firearms, loud speakers and gambling materials to avoid inconvenience. To the families who will bring their young ones, it is suggested that name tag shall be attached to children with a contact number of parents or guardians.
“Rest assured that while celebrating the all saints and all souls day or the “Undas” the PNP will be providing security to ensure the safety of the community, If trouble or unusual things happen you can ask any PNP personnel near you to assist you, you can loosen up enjoy the time with your family, the holiday and the long weekend but despite no known threats I strongly advise to the public to remain vigilant at all times, lets us stop the crime before the crime stops us, because crime prevention is everybody’s concern” PBGEN ALFRED S CORPUS said. ###Pat.Vincent Ron P Cartera###