PRO2 is prepared to Secure the 2019 Election in Region 2
CAMP MARCELO A. ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- With the start of Election Period for the Midterm Election 2019, Police Regional Office 2 is now prepared to secure a fair and safe conduct of National Elections on May 13, 2019.
PRO2 RD PCSUPT JOSE MARIO M ESPINO said that our police force is now ready to secure the 2019 midterm national election, PRO2 will prioritize its deployment of personnel to places where there were election related incidents in the past elections. “Apart from the number of policemen assigned in police stations, an augmentation force from the Regional Headquarters and PPOs will be deployed”, he added.
Region 2 is not also exempt from the Intense political rivalries which greatly affect the peaceful conduct of election in the previous, thus the PRO2 will strictly implement sustained law enforcements, security and public safety operations before, during and after the election to maintain peace and order in the entire region, RD ESPINO added.
RD ESPINO also emphasized that the successful security and safety coverage of the 2019 Midterm Election lies on the early preparation considering the existing risks and threats in the local communities. The PNP in coordination with the COMELEC, AFP and other Law Enforcement agencies shall maximize its support to ensure peaceful and successful conduct of election.
Meanwhile, PRO2 in coordination with COMELEC Region 2 will hold a Unity Walk, Prayer Rally and Peace Covenant “Signing” Tomorrow January 13, 2018 at Rizal Park, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan for 2019 Midterm national Election to be attended by different multi-sectoral stakeholders comprised of leaders, personnels, concerned agencies, religious groups, academe, students, civic and NGOs and Political Candidates.
The Unity Walk will start at Cagayan Sports Complex, Tuguegarao City passing through Kalye Komersyo going to Rizal’s Park with PRO2 personnel to lead. While the Signing of Peace Covenant will be held at Rizal’s Park, Tuguegarao City.