Category: Press Release

PRO 8 Sets LTOPF Caravan

PRO 8 Sets LTOPF Caravan

 

Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetik, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 under the command of PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director, through the Office of the Regional Civil Security Unit (RCSU) will conduct a caravan on License To Own and Possess Firearm (LTOPF) this July 24, 2020 at Matapat Hall, PRO 8, Camp Kangleon, Palo, Leyte.

 For the record, there are 13, 997 unrenewed firearms and 350 unrenewed LTOPF regionwide as of December 2019.

The PNP PRO 8 is calling all the gun owners of Eastern Visayas to avail this caravan. The following requirements for new applicants: 1.) application form, 2.) two valid government-issued identification cards, 3.) certificate on gun safety and responsible gun ownership seminar, 4.) drug test, 5.) neuro-psychiatric test, 6.) NBI clearance, 7.) PSA birth certificate, 8.) Police clearance, 9.) Brgy. Clearance and 10.) proof of purchase. For the renewing applicants, these are needed: 1.) application form, 2.) neuro-psychiatric test, 3.) drug test, 4.) NBI clearance and 5.) Police clearance.

PRO 8 reminds the applicants to follow the health protocols set by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF).

“To all the gun-owners whose licenses are already expired, take advantage of this caravan so that you will not face any inconveniences in the future. It is one of your duties as gun owners,” says RD Balba.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following social media accounts: Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).

 

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PRO 8 Implements e-Reklamo

PRO 8 Implements e-Reklamo

 

Camp Kangleon, Palo, Leyte- Police Regional Office 8 (PRO 8) under the leadership of PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director implements e-Reklamo, a virtual complaint desk designed to receive complaints from netizens by using the Facebook Messenger application as the primary means of communication.

This measure provides an alternative way for the public to report their concerns online without the hassle of going out and lessening the risk of COVID-19 exposure.

To avail of the service, search the Facebook Page of your respective Municipal/City Police Stations “e-reklaMo” account, then you can lodge your complaint through video call with the “e-reklaMo” Desk Officer/Duty Investigator.

Online complaints shall be accommodated through a recorded video call to verify the complainant’s identity. Only legitimate accounts shall be catered, hoax/troll accounts will not be entertained.

Further, complaints related to abuse and violence against women and children could be lodged through the WCPD Facebook Page of the Municipal/City Police Station.

“This is an innovative way of reaching the public’s concern without physical interaction taking into consideration the health and safety of the community and the PNP personnel as well,” RD Balba said.

 Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following social media accounts: Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).

 

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PRO 8 Launches Disiplina Muna National Advocacy Campaign

PRO 8 Launches Disiplina Muna National Advocacy Campaign

 

Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetik, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 under the command of PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director, through its Regional Community Affairs and Development Division (RCADD) headed by PLTCOL GERALDO BENJAMIN A AVENGOZA, Acting Chief, simultaneously launched during the Traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony the “Disiplina Muna Advocacy Campaign” graced by Dir. Karl Caesar R Rimando, CESO IV, Regional Director, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) 8 as the Guest of Honor and Speaker (GOHS) at the PRO 8 Grandstand on July 13, 2020.

 The campaign is an initiative of the DILG to promote the culture of discipline among Filipinos in its quest for better governance in partnership with the Local Government Units to include Rotary Clubs, Junior Chamber International Philippines of Commerce, Faith-based organizations, Academe, Media and other key partners in the private sector.

In his speech, GOHS Dir. Rimando emphasized the value of discipline within the organization to efficiently carry out their mandated tasks as police officers. Also, he stressed out that as officers, they must exude discipline and grace within their ranks. “Kailangan po nating magsama-sama. I believe that with the strength of your premium resource, your personnel will be able to promote the pillars of “Disiplina Muna” in all communities in this region.”

Highlight of the ceremony was the signing of the Pledge of Commitment where they expressed their commitment towards the realization and success of the said advocacy. Other stakeholders were also in attendance, including the media represented by Roel Amazona, President of the PRO 8 Press Corps, CNN Philippines/Leyte Samar Daily Express Correspondent.

“With this campaign, I firmly believe that discipline is the key to success and a shared responsibility to attain a peaceful Eastern Visayas,”says RD Balba.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following social media accounts: Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).

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Photos show PBGEN MARVIN MANUEL P PEPINO, Deputy Regional Director for Administration (DRDA) as he signs the Pledge of Commitment as one of the highlights in the launching of “Disiplina Muna Advocacy Campaign” together with the Guest of Honor and Speaker Dir. Karl Caesar R Rimando, CESO IV, Regional Director, DILG and other stakeholders at the PRO 8 Grandstand on July 13, 2020.