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Bacolod to award top performing police stations

THE City of Bacolod will recognize the top performing police stations in the city on their campaign against illegal drugs.

Executive assistant Samuel Montoyo Sr., liaison head of City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Cadac), Friday, April 26, said that from February 9 to April 14, Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) conducted a total of 107 police operations against illegal drugs in various areas of Bacolod.

Of 107 operations, BCPO seized a total of P21 million worth of illegal drugs.

Montoyo said that based on the reports submitted by the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Western Visayas and the BCPO, the biggest drug hauling was conducted by the PRO-Western Visayas’s Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) with the total of P10.7 million worth of illegal drugs.

He said it was followed by Police Station 3 with a total of 17 operations and confiscated a total of P4.7 million of illegal drugs.

BCPO Drug Enforcement Unit also conducted a total of nine drug operations and confiscated a total of P2.9 million worth of illegal drugs.

Police Station 2 with twenty operations and confiscated a total of P2.3 million worth of illegal drugs; Police Station 8 with ten operations and seized a total of P498,000 worth of illegal drugs.

Police Station 7 with eleven operations and confiscated a total of P435,000 worth of illegal drugs; Police Station 6 with nine operations and seized a total of P171,000 worth of illegal drugs; Police Station 4 with nine operations and confiscated a total of P388,000 worth of illegal drugs.

Police Station 10 with three operations and seized a total of P28,000 worth of illegal drugs; Police Station 1 with eight operations and confiscated a total of P7,000 worth of illegal drugs.

Montoyo said he will submit the report to Mayor Evelio Leonardia for commendation awards to the police stations that confiscated an illegal drugs valued more than P1 million.

He said it will depend on the mayor if he will give cash incentives to the top performing police stations.

“The cash incentives could also encourage our policemen to intensify their operation against illegal drugs,” he added./MAP


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