DCPO gets 14 patrol vehicles from LGU

  • July 17, 2017

DAVAO CITY July 17 (PIA)- The Davao City Police Office has received 14 brand-new Toyota Hilux patrol vehicles from the City Government during turnover rites held today (July 17).

Police Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum, chief of the DCPO said that the vehicles would be deployed to the city’s 12 police stations with one vehicle going to the Traffic Group and one to the City’s Public Safety Company.

“This is a project of our City Mayor Sara Duterte as a support for the peace and order campaign program of our office.” Tagum said.

The brand new vehicles will beef up the existing 78 patrol vehicles used by the DCPO in patrolling the city and providing police visibility.

“Davao City is very fortunate that we have a very supportive local chief executive in our Mayor where all the needs of our local police to ensure the security coverage of Davao City 24/7 she has given corresponding support.” Tagum said.

He added the patrol vehicles is a push for the police force to do more and to perform better.

“Makaulaw kung di ta makapeform properly kay grabe na ang suporta sa atong city mayor.” (it will be embarrassing if we don’t perform properly for the city mayor is very supportive to us.) Tagum said.

Aside from the patrol vehicles, the city government is training and equipping an expanded Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) for the city.

(PIA/RG Alama)

 

 


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