Chief, PCR Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
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DATE             :        November 04, 2013

Pampanga Police on Full Alert for All Saints Day

           Right after the October 28 Barangay Elections, Police Senior Superintendent OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Acting Provincial Director, Pampanga PPO announced earlier yesterday that the Pampanga Police is still on Full Alert Status in preparation for the upcoming All Saints Day and All Souls Day.

          The Pampanga PPO already gave its directives to deploy personnel in the crucial areas that will soon be flocked by citizens who will be visiting the graves of their loved ones. PSSUPT ALBAYALDE added that maximum deployment of troops is necessary during this period in order to maximize the effective strength of police personnel to address possible criminal and hostile acts that may arise.

            In addition, Police Assistance Centers will be established in front of cemeteries throughout the province to serve as an anti-criminality measure as well as intensifying the security coverage. Motorists Assistance Centers were established along major routes as early as yesterday   to ensure safety and smooth flow of traffic

            Furthermore, PD ALBAYALDE advices the public that guns, bladed weapons, liquor and sound systems are not allowed to be brought inside the cemetery and  cooperate with the police officials in order to have a safe, orderly and peaceful visit this coming All Saints Day and All Souls Day.