Camp 1Lt Vicente G Alagar - PRO 10 holds the 2nd CDM competition at Pelaez Sports Center, Cagayan de Oro City earlier today.

The 8 CDM Contingents composed of Cagayan de Oro CPO, Iligan CPO, Bukidnon PPO, Misamis Oriental PPO, Misamis Occidental PPO, Lanao del Norte PPO, Camiguin PPO and Regional Mobile Force Battalion engaged in a friendly competition to assess the degree and level of adequacy of preparation, effectiveness, implementing maximum tolerance and swift response in addressing various civil disturbance situation in terms of support, negotiation, arrest, monitoring, SWAT, medical and fire protection. The competing teams were rated by the CDM competition organizers from PRO Directorial Staff, NAPOLCOM and CHR during their showdown inspection, presentation of different formations and scenario solving.

The CDM competition has 3 important reasons: (1) to test the preparedness of all Civil Disturbance Management Units. All team were graded and inspected through the completeness of CDM composition, equipment, uniform and support elements; to keep the ground units reminded that maximum tolerance must be observed in all police operation procedures in handling civil disturbance, (2) to find out the strength preparation and (3) profound response in addressing various threats during emergency situations. Bukidnon PPO prevailed over other competitors as they persistently gained high marks in the three phases of the competition. Next to BUKPPO is LDNPPO as First Runner-up and RMFB as Second Runner-up.