PCSUPT TIMOTEO GASCON PACLEB, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 10 have reiterated that Northern Mindanao police is ready for the commemoration of Labor Day, including the mass actions expected to be staged by labor and transport groups/organizations all over the region on May 1, 2018.
PCSUPT PACLEB, reiterates that the police force is on top of the situation, that a security plan has been laid out for the event a week ahead. As in the past, there would be deployment for crime prevention and control to intensify its target hardening and Security measures in all vital installation.
All Provincial/City Police Offices and Regional Mobile Force Battalion 10 have alerted their Civil Disturbance Management personnel and tactical units on the ground starting April 30, 2018 ready to respond for any eventualities within their area of jurisdiction.
Relatedly, all PNP contingents are reminded to observe “Maximum Tolerance”, the PNP’s standing policy when it comes to handling mass actions/demonstrations on the protesters. Likewise, Police Assistance Desks are still in placed in convergence points like bus terminals, airports, seaports, main thoroughfares and crime prone areas to ensure maximum police presence as “Ligtas SumVac 2018” is very much in effect.
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. ###