THE Police Regional Office-Davao Region (PRO-Davao) to deploy more than 2,000 personnel during the observance of Holy Week in the entire region.
“Ide-deploy natin sila sa mga places of worship, major thoroughfares, and ‘yong mga transportation hubs, terminals pati ‘yong mga commercial areas (We will deploy them to places of worship, major thoroughfares, and transportation hubs like terminals and commercial areas),” PMaj. Eudisan Gultiano, PRO-Davao spokesperson, said during the AFP-PNP press conference on March 29, 2023.
She added that they will also augment force multipliers.
“Kasama na rin po ‘yong mga places of convergence, and activated ‘yong tourist police ay magiging busy din (We will also deploy personnel in places of convergence and will activate the tourist police),” she said.
She said some of the people might grab the chance to have a vacation.
Meanwhile, Gultiano reminded Dabawenyos who will go home to their provinces to check the security of their house.
“Kailangan po nilang i-double check ang kanilang pamamahay para ma-avoid natin ‘yong robbery incident (They need to double check the security of their homes to avoid robberies),” she said.
“Another thing baka hindi nila na-off ‘yong mga appliances, sa LPG na usually nagiging cause of fire. So, please be reminded before kayo mag-alis to secure your property (They should also make sure to turn off their appliances and LPG, which are usually the causes of fire),” she said.
She also added to ensure that their car is roadworthy.
“Kapag babyahe kayo, pumunta lang talaga sa designated terminals at huwag kayong magpara kung saan for your safety also (If you decide to commute, make sure to only ride a bus to the designated terminals for your safety),” she said.
She said that all personnel deployed are ready to assist and a police desk is also prepared. KSD