TACLOBAN CITY-In a week interval, the city government of Tacloban received another accolade due to excellent performance.
Mayor Cristina Gonzales Romualdez congratulated City Police Director S/Supt. Rolando Bade for the special award they got for a well-implemented the anti-illegal drugs campaign of the national government.
Bade personally received the award from Police Director General Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa on Tuesday(Sept. 13) during the 115th police service anniversary held at the Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo town.
“Keep up the good work. We are proud that our police, who man our city’s peace and order, are performing well,”Mayor Romualdez said.
“Coming up with quite a number, a thousand of surrenderees for the City Transformation Program is something worth praising for.I congratulates the entire city police work force for the latest accomplishment they got,” the city mayor added.
Mayor Romualdez was among the region’s local chief executives who attended the ceremony held at the Matapat Hall, located within the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police.
Bade, elated by the award he got, said that the implementation of the anti-drug war initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte has resulted in the drop of crime incidents in the city.
Based on their records, the city police have conducted 55 buy bust operations; 5 police patrol responses; arrested 102 offenders; filed 65 cases in court; confiscated 108.44 grams shabu during its buy-bust operations and 29.94 grams marijuana with a total value of P838, 514 covering the period July 1, 2016 to September 13, 2016. (GAY B. GASPAY, KIM CANES-TISAT/KANHURAW MEDIA TEAM)