Camp Sgt Quintin Merecido, Catitipan, Davao City- Earlier today, January 16, 2020; PBGEN FILMORE B ESCOBAL, PRO 11 Regional Director spearheaded the opening ceremony of the Revitalized Pulis sa Barangay Training held at the Pulis Bagani Hall of this headquarters. Said activity was graced by Dir. Alex Roldan, DILG Regional Director as Guest of Honor and Speaker.

The “Revitalized” Pulis sa Barangay(R-PSB) is PRO 11’s support to the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC). It is a revitalization of the program tagged as “ Pulis Sa Barangay” (PSB) that started on 2011. The objective of this program is to deploy police at each cleared Barangay to assist and directly lead in organizing peace and order program in their respective area.

PBGEN ESCOBAL directed to revive the program to provide strong momentum to the community policing system of the PNP and its commitment to pursue an effective police-community partnership in support of a sustained barangay-based anti-crime strategy.

The “Revitalized” Pulis sa Barangay is an expanded version, which means energized, strengthened and fortified link between the PNP and Community towards effective barangay-based police- community partnership.

RD, PRO 11 emphasized to reach out and win the hearts and minds of the community and to constantly maintain a wholesome and pro-active relationship to give reality to the historic tradition that the police is the people and the people is the police.