PNP bats for modernization towards proper law enforcement
By J. Jala | 10:26 PM October 24, 2020
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has vowed to push for modernization of its system and equipment towards proper law enforcement.
Police Brig. Gen. Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional Office-7, on Saturday morning turned over brand new assault riffles and other supplies to the Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO).
Among the items turned over by Ferro were 60 units of Galil Ace 22N assault rifles; 12,600 rounds of caliber 5.56 ammunition; 420 units of 5.56 cal. Magazines; 60 units magazine coupler; 60 pieces of tactical sling; 60 pieces of instruction manual; 60 pieces of corrosion protection; 152 pieces of (bullet proof) vest level II; 60 pieces of clearing kits; and 1,500 rounds of caliber ammunition (M193).
Col. Joselito Lacro Clarito, provincial director of BPPO, thanked the PNP for the additional weapons, equipment, and transportation service which will further enhance the capability of the BPPO, specifically the Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) team.
The ceremony was witnessed by Vice-Gov. Rene Lopez Relampagos and board member Ricky Masamayor.
Ferro said PNP is investing on fire capability to enhance and strengthen the competence of the police in Bohol.