PRO-3 distributes 50 new firearms-A A +A
Friday, September 20, 2013
CAMP OLIVAS -- A total of 50 brand new Glock 17 pistols were distributed to Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel assigned in different provincial and city police offices in Central Luzon.
The firearms were handed to cops Friday morning at the Regional Logistics and Research Development Division (RLRDD) inside this camp.
Senior Superintendent Joseph Ramac, Chief of RLRDD, said the new guns are part of the 2,045 firearms allotted to the Police Regional Office 3 by the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City
Ramac said the recipients underwent various tests and orientations on responsible use of firearms.
The distribution of the new guns is part of the modernization program of the PNP, which aims to attain a one-to-one police-to-pistol-ratio, said Chief Superintendent Edgardo Ladao, PRO-3 director. (Ric Sapnu)
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on September 21, 2013.