PNP_PRO1 News Release: 11-15-01
Authority: PSUPT MARLON DONATO PAISTE
Chief, Regional Public Information Office
Police Regional Office 1
Camp Brigadier General Oscar M Florendo
Parian, City of San Fernando, La Union
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CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- Members of the Regional Joint Peace and Security Coordinating Center (RJPSCC) of Region 1 convened for a coordinating conference on November 6 (Friday) held at PRO1 Concord Building, in preparation of the upcoming 2016 National and Local elections.
Region 1 top cop Police Chief Superintendent Ericson T. Velasquez, Acting Regional Director of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) said, the conference focused on the concerns about security preparations, election watch list areas (EWAs) and elections related incidents (ERIs) in the previous elections and insurgency situation in the region.
PCSupt. Velasquez said, it is important to consider the previous incidents and relate it to the present in order to formulate better and appropriate actions for the promotion of peace and order before, during and beyond the election period. He added that safety and security shall be a continuing advocacy.
“Look back on how we perform in the previous elections, and fill the gaps and develop best practices to level up our performance and make the Election Day an ordinary one to let people choose leaders freely without retribution,” the Acting Regional Director added.
Meanwhile, Atty. Noli R. Pipo, Region 1 Election Director expressed gratitude to the members of RJPSCC for their invaluable support in the previous elections and for the early preparations and continuous support for the upcoming election.
PCSupt. Velasquez together with the members of the RJPSCC assure the constituents of Region 1 that PRO1 and its counterparts will continue working together to intensify the implementation of security plans all over the region.
Major General Glorioso V. Miranda, Commander of NOLCOM; Maj. Gen. Angelito M. De Leon, Commander of 7th Infantry Division of Philippine Army; Lt. Col. Inocencio I. Pasaporte of G2, 7ID P.A.; Senior Police Officials of PRO1, Provincial Directors and Provincial Election Supervisors were also present during the conference.