Chief, Police Community Relations Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
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DATE   : January 24, 2014

Pampanga PPO signs an Agreement with the Pampanga Shooters Association (PSA)

             The Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Acting Provincial Director signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Pampanga Shooters Association (PSA) today, January 24, 2014 at exactly 10 o’clock in the morning held at Bale Katimawan this Office, Sto Niño, City of San Fernando, Pampanga to strengthen the partnership between the Police and stakeholders in the maintenance of Peace and Order in the Province.

             The agreement clearly states that PSA shall assist in the conduct of check point operations, implementation of search and arrest of warrant and undercover operations whenever their presence is indispensible and upon called by Pampanga PNP. However the presence of PSA shall be limited as “observers” and support only. They shall also give and collect information to support investigative law enforcement action and counter intelligence operations. Specifically the PSA shall not authorize to carry firearms during any police operation to photograph and to record.

             PD ALBAYALDE stressed that PSA shall be one of the partners of the Pampanga Police in serving the community and shall undertake assurance of mutual cooperation and understanding.

             Further, PD ALBAYALDE said that this collaboration is very vital in pursue of lasting peace and order in the Province. As it was said, crime prevention and maintenance of peace and order can be best achieved through cooperation, support and partnership with the community.

             Present during the Agreement were the Command, Staff Officers, PPSC and Chiefs of Police of Pampanga and the Officers and members of PSA headed by Engr Emer C Feliciano (President PSA) and Mr Lucito P Vergara (Chairman PSA) .