Apart from the anti-illegal drugs initiatives and policies of the PNP through the Anti-Illegal Drugs Group (AIDG), President-elect Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte, known for his hardline approach against criminality and illegal drugs, urges the conduct of mandatory drug testing among PNP personnel from highest to lowest rank as soon as he presumes office on July 1, 2016. The President-in-waiting has recently asserted his strong interest to implement a major revamp in the organization which includes weeding out personnel involved in illegal drugs.
29,385 PNP checkpoints set across the region yielded 244 guns and filed 201 criminal charges against 172 arrested violators in court over the last five months since the nationwide gun ban began on January 10. 117 of the firearms confiscated are high-powered firearms while 123 are low-powered, Northern Mindanao Police Director Chief Superintendent Lyndel Desquitado revealed as the 120-days election period ended June 8.
Office of the Regional Public Information headed by PSUPT SURKI A SEREÑAS together with AMWAY Philippines and Regional Public Safety Batallion 10 has joined this year’s conduct of Brigada Eskwela with the theme: "Tayo Para sa Paaralang Ligtas, Maayos at Handa Mula Kindergarten Hanggang Senior High School (All of us for safe and proper schools, and ready from Kindergarten to Senior High School) on June 3, 2016, Friday morning at South City Central School, as their chosen public school located at Nazareth, Cagayan de Oro City.
COMELEC Acting Regional Election Director ATTY WILFRED JAY E BALISADO presided the Regional Joint Security Control Centers Post Election Report and Fellowship attended by PCSUPT JOSE L GENTILES, Officer-In-Charge of Police Regional Office and COL JESSE A ALVAREZ, Commander of 403rd Brigade, Philippine Army held at Multipurpose Hall of Camp Alagar, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City on May 13, 2016. Also in attendance were the Area Commanders of Philippine Army, Provincial Directors and City Directors of PNP including regional staffs of PRO10, different COMELEC Provincial and City Election Officers and the different representatives from tri-media.