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DOT welcomes revival of tourist police units

/ 05:04 AM June 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Friday welcomed the the reactivation of the tourist police units, saying it would hasten the tourism industry’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Puyat referred to the announcement of Philippine National Police chief Police Gen. Archie Gamboa, that the Tourist-Oriented Police for Community Order and Protection (Topcop), would be revived in areas where quarantine restrictions have been eased.

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“Travel for tourists and nontourists alike will be safer with Topcop strictly enforcing health protocols and guidelines in areas under the modified general community quarantine,” Puyat said in a statement.

—Jerome Aning

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