Category: Press Release

PRO 8 Launches “Singko Kontra CoViD” Bayanihan Campaign

PRO 8 Launches “Singko Kontra CoViD” Bayanihan Campaign

 

Camp Ruperto K Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 under the stewardship of the Regional Director, PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA adheres the directive from the Administrative Support for CoViD-19 Task Force (ASCOTF) to initiate a Bayanihan Campaign dubbed as “Singko Kontra CoViD” in all Police Regional Offices nationwide.

ASCOTF was created to focus on providing administrative support, faster logistics, response, and deployment of Police Officers who will serve as frontliners in several checkpoints and health facilities.

The “Singko Kontra CoViD” Campaign is purposely initiated to come up with a “seed money” to help address the challenges brought by this current health crisis. This campaign underscores the spirit of bayanihan among all PNP personnel to provide immediate financial support to all police officers afflicted by the corona virus disease

A monthly FIVE PESO voluntary donation will be collected from all PNP personnel both Uniformed and Non-uniformed regionwide that has started in August up  until December 2020. It is however encouraged that five peso or more be donated by each personnel.

“We are doing this voluntarily to help our comrades who are battling from this unseen enemy and through this collective efforts of the men and women of PRO8, we will be able to win this battle as one,” Director 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 Holds Webinar for Drug Operatives

PRO 8 Holds Webinar for Drug Operatives

 

Camp Kangleon, Palo, Leyte- Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 under the flagship of the Regional Director, PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, holds Webinar on Anti-Illegal Drugs Operations, Investigation and Prosecution for Investigators and Drug Enforcement Unit Operatives via Zoom spearheaded by PLTCOL MARIO G ABRENZOSA, Chief, Regional Legal Service 8 (RLS 8).

The program dubbed as “Continuing Legal Education for Police Personnel’’ aims to ensure efficiency in law enforcement particularly in the implementation of the provisions of laws. It will be a 1-day webinar conducted to all Police Provincial Offices (PPOs), City Police Offices (CPOs) and Regional Drug Enforcement Unit 8 (RDEU 8) scheduled every Friday starting from August 28, 2020 and will end on October 9, 2020.

Further, it will keep them abreast and refreshed of relevant provisions of R.A. No. 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002) as amended by R.A. No. 10640 which is the recent jurisprudence on drug cases, thereby equipping them with the recent rules, guidelines and procedures in the prosecution of drug cases and be able to effectively and competently enforce the law.

“This will provide legal knowledge to drug operatives and avoid lapses in the conduct of anti-illegal drug operation, thus securing conviction of drug-related violators,” PBGEN 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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Photos shows Webinar on Anti-Illegal Drugs Operations, Investigation and Prosecution via Zoom in Tacloban and Ormoc City Police Offices and Regional Drug Enforcement Unit investigators and operatives on August 28, 2020.

PRO 8 Records New CoViD-19 Case

PRO 8 Records New CoViD-19 Case

 

Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetik, Palo, Leyte – The Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 led by PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director, thru the Regional Health Service (RHS 8) recorded new personnel with positive CoViD-19 infection on August 2, 2020.

Said personnel identified as Probable 24, eventually turned-out to be this PRO’s Confirmed Case No.4. He was tested reactive for Rapid Antibody Test done on July 28, 2020. The next day, RT PCR was done but sample was discarded. Repeat RT PCR was done on August 1, 2020 which revealed POSITIVE on August 2.

Confirmed Case No. 4 is 38 years old, male and is supposed to undergo a Public Safety Junior Leadership Course (PSJLC) schooling. He was isolated on July 28, 2020 until this date.

RHS continuously monitors the patient as he has a minimal dry cough and colds.

Meanwhile, there are thirteen (13) more personnel categorized as Probable who have been tested reactive for Rapid Antibody Test and fortunately, all are negative for CoViD-19. They are continuing their 14 days mandatory quarantine with no signs and symptoms noted. They have undergone re-swabbing on August 5, 2020 which also revealed NEGATIVE.

Of the 13 personnel categorized as Probable, four (4) personnel have been in close contact with Confirmed Case No. 4. They have undergone re-swabbing on August 5, 2020 which revealed NEGATIVE.

“We are always positive that this case will not proliferate and that confirmed patients may recover the soonest. Let us all be cautious with our health as we take our duties and responsibilities in the frontlines. I hope that this confirmed case no. 4 will be the last PRO 8 personnel to be infected with CoViD-19. My prayers are with you,” 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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