Police set patrol system vs crime

-A A +A

Tuesday, September 6, 2011


THE Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) has set into motion an integrated patrol system to revitalize police presence even in villages.

Operating 24 hours and seven days a week, the ICPO conducted a total of 243 checkpoint operations from January to August 2011.

The operations netted 30 arrested persons from the municipalities and 34 firearms have been recovered.

Advertisement

Aside from checkpoints, the integrated patrol system include mobile patrol, bike patrol, foot patrol, masco or motorized police operations, sita, bakal and kapkap operations.

Superintendent Uldarico Garbanzos, ICPO chief of operations, has already presented to city mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog the integrated plan to deter any criminal activities with major focus on daily checkpoints.

ICPO chief Senior Superintendent Marietto Valerio said the city is generally peaceful with no organized crime group to harass city residents.

He said these crime groups are mostly based in Metro Manila, and is just in Iloilo to have a rest and vacation.

The integrated police plan and said recent crime incidents are isolated cases, Valerio said, adding that the city crime rate is going down. (Lydia C. Pendon)

Local news

DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun.Star management and its affiliates. Sun.Star reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules: Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent and respectful. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!

Sun.Star Jobs
  • Sunstar Multimedia
  • Obituary
  • Filipino Abroad
  • Pnoy
  • Sinulog
  • Technology
  • Habemus Papam
  • Sun.Star Zup!
  • tell it to sunstar
  • goodearth
  • Festivals
  • Philippine Polls
  • ePaper
  • Pacman blog
  • Calamity Report
  • SunStar Celebrity