April 17, 2024

It’s all systems go for the Police Regional Office Cordillera in terms of securing the region during the Undas (All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day) weekend, its chief said on Oct. 19.

At the sidelines of the Consumer Welfare Month press briefing, PRO-Cor Director B/Gen. Mafelino Bazar said police personnel will be stationed at cemeteries and places of convergence including tourist spots to ensure safety of the public.

Police units in the region have also liaised with repair shops and mechanics to cater to motorists who might need assistance on the road.

Some policemen have also been trained to troubleshoot a vehicle in the absence of mechanics who could assist especially during the wee hours.

Bazar has also ordered police units to sustain the intensified police visibility effort to prevent crimes and to beat the five-minute police response time.

Motorists were also advised to take precaution when driving around the region due to slippery roads, steep slopes, and rains that may cause landslides and rockslides. The Baguio City government is already anticipating a huge traffic volume due to the influx of tourists for the long weekend. – PNA