PALO, Leyte- By just a flick of their fingers using their mobile phones or computers, the public could now report a crime incident or even what they perceive an anomalous activity involving a member of the Philippine National Police(PNP).
Chief Inspector Ma. Bella Rentuaya, regional information officer of the PNP, said that they are encouraging the public to use the program dubbed as “PNP i-Serbis,” a mobile application.
“We urge the public to use the mobile application to make them aware of what they can do in eliminating criminal activities at their respective areas,” Rentuaya said during an interview.
By using the mobile application will allow the public to easily seek and access police assistance including the contact number of their police chiefs.
The users are also assured that their identities will be protected if they report a crime incident using the i-Serbis.
The application will also encourage the public to support the PNP on its campaign against criminality and provide relevant and immediate information pertaining to crime to its nearest police station.
The PNP i-Serbis is a free mobile application that is downloadable to smart phones through iOS and Google Playstore.
The application features infographics, updates on the Project Double Barrel, emergency hotlines, links to PNP applications, process on steps and documentary requirements for firearms and explosive, the Supervisory Office for Security and Investigative Agencies; Highway Patrol Program and PNP recruitment program.
Also integrated at i-Serbis are “Itaga mo sa Bato” application, 911 and 8888.