September 25

NegOcc cops gird for holiday season crimes

first_img“The entire police force has beenplaced on red alert status and police chiefs from various cities andmunicipalities will enhance their anti-crime patrols, especially in crowdedareas,” said Baleros. NOCPPO chief Police Colonel RomeoBaleros said they are on the lookout for streetcriminals and deny them the opportunity to strike through maximum policevisibility. Among these street criminals arepickpockets, snatchers and burglars. BACOLOD City – The Negros OccidentalPolice Provincial Office (NOCPPO) is now focused on lawless activities usuallyassociated with the holiday season. The province’s top cop added that theyare now finalizing the security plan which will be rolled out by Dec. 15 – aday before the first day of the nine-day misade gallo or pre-dawn mass. center_img Baleros also said they areanticipating possible attacks from the New People’s Army (NPA) especially sincethe insurgents will celebrate the founding anniversary of the Communist Partyof the Philippines this month.  He said police chiefs should adopt atight defensive posture, be more vigilant and coordinate with other friendlyforces. “Yes we are always expecting for enemyassaults because of the series of encounters in Himamaylan and Isabela, plusthe arrest of NPA supporters in Bacolod City last month,” he said./PNlast_img read more