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PRO8 joins national crime prevention week celebration

By RPCRD, Police Regional Office 8
September 2, 2014

CAMP RUPERTO K. KANGLEON, Palo, Leyte – The Police Regional Office 8 through the leadership of PCSupt. Henry P. Losañes, Regional Director joins the celebration of the National Crime Prevention Week. This is the high time of the PNP to raise crime prevention awareness and generate support from the public particularly the students.

The 2014 NCPW is celebrated on September 1-7, 2014 with the theme “Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Igalang tungo sa Mapayapang Pamayanan”. The focus of the activities for this year is on crime prevention program advocacy for students of secondary and tertiary schools.

The first week of September of every year is designated in observance of NCPW under the auspices of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM). The Presidential Proclamation No. 461 which aims, among others, to increase public awareness on the importance of crime prevention through cooperation among and between the community and the different law enforcement agencies.

PCSupt. Losañes assures the public that all the advocacy campaigns lined-up for the NCPW will be partnered with the strengthened anti-criminality campaign all throughout the region. He strongly believes that everyone has a role in helping the community become safe and peaceful. Thus, he asks the continuous support and partnership from the different members of the LGUs, barangay executives, academe, media practitioners, the government and private agencies, and other sectors of the community, to help the PNP in addressing the root causes of crime in our community.

Furthermore, the public’s cooperation is likewise very vital in preventing crime in the community. Thus, the PNP encourages the public to provide relevant and timely information and other unscrupulous activities through social media (Twitter - @PcrdPro8 or through the following: Dial 117 or text 2920).