Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Caraga Region, Recipients of Most Numbered Patrol Cars in Entire Philippines
Police Regional Director Lino Calingasan and the number two man in the 125,000 strong Philippine National Police, Deputy Chief for Administration Police Deputy Director General Geary Lingan Barias led the blessing and turn-over of 17 patrol vehicles to different police stations in Caraga region.
In his speech, he reminded recipients to maintain this in good condition: “These vehicles came from the taxes of the people and for that matter you should see to it that these are properly maintained, taken cared of and should be used to its fullest utilization in the service of our people,”
PDDG Barias was also happy to announce, that Caraga was given the most number of patrol vehicles in the entire Philippine National Police.
Just this year, PRO 13 was given 36 patrol vehicles and PDDG remarked, “This is the first time that I experienced these much number of vehicles being distributed in one region alone.”
The PNP under its Integrated Transformation Program will have a continuing procurement of equipment and facilities.
PNP Chief Jesus Versoza envisioned in upgrading the physical facilities to support field operations of the PNP.
Recipients for these patrol vehicles are the following: Buenavista Municipal Police Station in Agusan del Norte, San Isidro MPS in Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Office, Lianga Police Station, Tubajon MPS, Cortes Police Station, Taganaan Police Station Agusan del Norte Provincial Public Safety Management Company, San Miguel MPS, and police stations of Madrid, La Paz, Esperanza, Rosario, Sibagat and Bunawan.
Police personnel who will be assigned as drivers of the newly acquired patrol vehicles were also directed to always use proper uniform and to be courteous at all times to every Juan.