INPPO deploys 150 cops for APEC summit

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City (Nov. 8) – The 150 policemen from the different police stations in this province are ready for deployment in Manila, PCI Dexter Diovic Corpuz said.

The contingent, he said, is part of the augmentation force of police units from NCR to ensure the security of delegates during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Summit to be held on November 16-20, 2015.

Corpuz said the group had undergone some trainings for crowd dispersal management, close protection orientation course early this year.

A lecture on Revised Police Operational Procedures and on First Aid particularly on heat stroke, was conducted for the information of the contingent, Corpuz added.

Prior to their deployment, the 150-strong policemen were directed to jog few rounds at the INPPO oval to maintain fitness. They also had their blood pressure taken to ensure their good health condition during their assignment. (tsg)