POLICE MAJOR GENERAL SERMOÑA and POLICE MAJOR GENERAL BUSTAMANTE visit Davao del Sur!
Two of the top high ranking leaders of Philippine National Police visit the province of Davao del Sur today, October 28, 2021. The two-star generals; POLICE MAJOR GENERAL RHODEL O SERMOÑA, the Directorate for Operation and Police MAJOR GENERAL BARTOLOME R BUSTAMANTE the Directorate for Police Community Relation met and greet the officers and Chiefs of Police of the entire Davao region and discussed the strategies to be employed to achieve the strong finish goal in anti-illegal drugs campaign, the strategies in meeting the decisive victory against the Communist Terrorist Group, role of the PNP in the granular lockdown and the matters concerning the 2022 National and Local Elections.
Major General Sermoña in his speech gave instructions to all the Davao region Chiefs of Police to strengthen the efforts in the illegal drug campaign utilizing the strategies set by the then Chief PNP now Senator Ronald Bato dela Rosa which is the OPlan “Tok-hang” or the knock and plea. He also instructed to fortify the interoperability of the PNP to other units and other law enforcement agencies. Along with the intensive supply reduction efforts that include buy-bust operations and raids, the officer gave huge emphasis in the demand reduction efforts that shall be carried out through the Police Community Affairs exertions.
Another directive given is to attain a decisive victory against the Communist Insurgents on which General Sermoña lauded the Regional Police Office 11 Director Police Brigadier Filmore B Escobal who is also present during the event for his passion in the campaign to end the local communist armed conflict.
In the upcoming National and Local election, the Directorate for Operation reminded all the personnel to strictly remain impartial and act professionally in the election period. This is on top of updating the election hot spots and revalidation and suppression of the existence of armed groups.
Also present during the meeting was the Spokesperson of Lingkod Bayan Advocacy Support Group and Force Multipliers -Atty Cherry Anne dela Cruz who assured the PNP that the whole of the nation of supporters and force multipliers are behind the PNP to withstand the the many false information to discredit the efforts of the organization and the government as a whole.
Authority: PCOL GIUSSEPPE A GERALDE
Davao sur Police Provincial Office
Releasing Officer: PLTCOL ALAN B VERGINIZA
Drafter: PSSg Rainier L Verana
PR number: 2021-10-28-01