On May 23, 2017, Police Regional Office 10 under the leadership of PCSUPT AGRIPINO G JAVIER, Regional Director declared full alert status amidst the encounter between the government troops and local terrorist group at Brgy Basak, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and the declaration of Martial Law in inter-island of Mindanao by President Rodrigo Duterte.
PCSUPT JAVIER reiterates that the police force is on top of the situation. It is intensifying its target hardening intervention in all vital installations and security measures to thwart possible spell-over of the local terrorist in the region.
PRO 10 is setting up seal off checkpoints in entry and exit points of the region. The general public and motorists are encouraged to cooperate during the conduct of checkpoint at strategic areas of the national highways and roads being implemented by our PNP personnel to ensure the safety and security of the public. Close coordination is being sustained with the Philippine Army, other Law Enforcement Agencies, Local Government Units and Tri-media.
The community is advised to remain calm, vigilant and observant, and immediately report any suspicious persons, activities and unusual occurrences in public or any untoward incidents and crimes to the nearest police station.
PNP PRO 10 will continuously be vigilant in performing its duties to prevent any untoward incident as a result of insurgents hostile action and the PNP together with the Philippine Government is calling the public to continuously support the efforts to maintain peace and help suppress terrorists and lawless elements from terrorizing the citizenry.