RD CASIMIRO orders surprise drug test to PNP Officials
CAMP MARCELO A ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- 33 PRO2 personnel have undergone mandatory drug test on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Regional Director’s Office.
The said surprise drug test was ordered by Regional Director, PRO2, PBGEN ANGELITO A CASIMIRO in coordination with the Regional Crime Laboratory Office 2 as part of the intensified and sustained Revitalized Internal Cleansing among its ranks.
31 Police Commissioner Officers (PCOs) a nd two Municipal Executive Senior Police Officers (MESPOs) from different Police Provincial Offices who just attended the said PRO2 Command Conference were obliged to undergo drug test.
RD CASIMIRO said the tests will weed out Valleycops involved in illegal drugs and appropriate legal actions will be taken against them.
“This is part of the stern warning of the Chief, PNP, PGEN ARCHIE F FRANCISCO GAMBOA that the Internal Cleansing Program be strictly implemented from the PNP National Headquarters down to the local police stations in order to be worthy of the trust and confidence of the people that we have sworn to serve and protect. Expect series of surprise drug testing for all policemen, especially those assigned in the lower units,” says RD CASIMIRO.
He added that he will not tolerate policemen who violate the law and get involved in illegal drug activities and those who will be found positive shall be dealt with accordingly.
RD CASIMIRO also encouraged the public to help the PNP in providing information about illegal drug trade in their respective localities and report it to the nearest police station.