PNP vows to keep school zones safe throughout academic year

7:44 pm | Monday, June 4th, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson Generoso Servo assured Monday the public that the PNP will continue its mission to provide security in school zones for the rest of the academic year.

In an interview on Radyo Inquirer, Servo said the police received no adverse reports at the start of classes and that so far, operations have been “smooth.”

More than 17,000 policemen were deployed in more than 1,000 schools in Metro Manila during the opening of classes.

Servo said the PNP has also initiated anti-criminal preparations against suspicious-looking persons and members of syndicated groups or gangs. He said the police will continue to follow orders on the implementation of maximum deployment and police visibility in the country. Fatima Reyes,

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