Central Luzon cops to focus on street crimes, riding-in-tandem gunmen

Central Luzon cops to focus on street crimes

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Central Luzon cops to focus on street crimes

Friday, October 13, 2017

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga —- Police Regional Office (PRO)-Central Luzon Director Amador V. Corpus disclosed on Friday that police force in the region will now focus on street crimes and tandem riders perpetrating various forms of criminalities.

Police Chief Superintendent Corpus said the entire Philippine National Police (PNP) will continue to focus on its law enforcement activities especially in decreasing street crimes.

He said that PNP Director General Ronald dela Rosa has ordered the police force stop the occurrence of shooting incidents perpetrated by motorcycle-riding gunmen.

Meanwhile, all PNP Drug Enforcement Units are now dissolved while the PNP Drug Enforcement Group will only be limited to intelligence gathering and consolidation after which, reports will immediately be submitted to PDEA.

Read: Duterte: PDEA solely to conduct anti-drug ops

“We are always on our toes in implementing our intensified focused police operations as we keep our eyes always open against lawless elements and their activities. Crime prevention is a 24-hour task and is a serious business to be handled by us in the PNP. My marching order of the ‘No Text while on Duty Policy’ is strictly being observed by police personnel performing field duties so as to concentrate on providing public safety and security,” Corpus said.

“The police should be ‘seen and felt’ more which in turn would create an atmosphere of safety and protection to the public,” the police official added.

Published in the SunStar Pampanga newspaper on October 14, 2017.

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