PNP_PRO1 News Release: 11-15-03
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
Contact Numbers: (072)607-6582
PRO1 Website: www.pnppro1.org
CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- As the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders Meeting ended on November 20 (Friday); Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) contingent composed of three (3) battalion extended their services as cleaners and street sweepers particularly on their billeting areas and its surroundings.
Region 1 police director Chief Superintendent Ericson T. Velasquez said, the PRO1 contingent laid down their truncheons and shields and changed it with stick brooms and dust pans and conducted operation “linis” along streets and sidewalks scoured with wastes.
PCSupt. Velasquez said, the PRO1 Contingent cleaned the Ayala Car Park, and Pio Del Pilar High School both in Makati City and in Tramo, Pasay near A. Soriano Air Corporation.
“Our police personnel likewise ensured cleanliness in their billeting areas before they leave as way of showing their discipline, courtesy and respect to the proprietors. The PRO1 contingent wanted also to project to people that cleanliness is everybody’s concern,” PCSupt. Velasquez said.
Police Senior Superintendent Marlou C. Chan, PRO1’s Deputy Director for Operations said, the clean-up drive of PRO1 aims to create awareness and understanding among the community especially those who engaged in the protests to become responsible citizens especially in maintaining a safe and garbage free environment.
“This is also our way to show our strong support and cooperation to the government‘s advocacy in promoting clean environment and in response to our PNP’s core values MakaDiyos, Makabayan, Makatao and Makakalikasan,” PSSupt. Chan added