800 cops from Bicol to help secure Asean summit
LEGAZPI CITY – Bicol province has dispatched a police battalion, or eight hundred police personnel, to help secure the 31st Association of South East Asian Nation (Asean) summit in Metro Manila on Nov. 13 to 15.
Sr. Insp Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said the cops, who underwent Basic Internal Security Operation Course (BISOC) at the PNP regional command center, were deployed to ensure that the three-day summit would be peaceful and safe for the Asean delegates and their families.
Calubaquib said most of the events, which would take place at the Philippine International Convention Center including the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), would be tightly secured by police and military. GAL
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