5K police deployed in Bataan, other CL provinces for “Ligtas SumVac 2018”

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CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga – Police Regional Office 3 Regional Director Police Chief Supt. Amador V. Corpus revealed that Bataan PPO and the entire Central Luzon police force is all set and remains on its toes to implement the public safety campaign for the Lent 2018 and the entire summer holiday season dubbed “LIGTAS SUMVAC 2018″.

“I gave directives to all Provincial/City Directors from the different Police Provincial/City Police Offices to ensure the safe and secure travel of motorists and commuters this coming Lenten Season and summer vacation. As a matter of fact, we will be deploying 5,560 personnel region wide starting tomorrow, March 23,” the Regional Director told newsmen.

He further stated that police presence will be intensified through increased foot/mobile patrols and established Police Assistance Desks/C  enters (PADs/Cs). Road safety marshals are being deployed in convergence points particularly in bus terminals, airport, seaports and recreational areas including highways, main thoroughfares and crime prone areas to ensure maximum police presence.

He also instructed all commanders to coordinate with local government units (LGUs), non-government organizations (NGOs), and other government entities and volunteer groups in establishing PADs/Cs and in deploying Road Safety Marshalls for a collaborative and unified delivery of public safety services and assistance.

PCSupt. Corpus added that criminal elements may take advantage of people converging in places such as beach and other tourist destinations for relaxation and recreation.

“I am calling for the cooperation of the public to prevent any crime in the community by providing authorities relevant and timely information through PRO3 hotline0998-5985330/ 0917- 5562597 and social media (FB account:

or,”he stated. “SumVac 2018” will remain in effect from March 23 to June 13, 2018.

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