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Vehicles, tactical vests, equipment worth P398M acquired by PNP

/ 09:15 PM December 06, 2021
Vehicles, tactical vests, equipment worth P398-M acquired by PNP

Photos from Philippine National Police – Public Information Office (PNP-PIO)

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has acquired various equipment, including vehicles, tactical vests and other gadgets worth P398.2 million, as part of its Capability Enhancement Program that started in 2018.

During a program on Monday morning, the equipment that was turned over to the PNP and other items donated by the police organization’s partner groups were shown publicly before being commissioned to different police offices.

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PNP Bids and Awards Committee chair Maj. Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. presented the following procured materials to PNP chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos:

161 units Patrol jeeps
594 Tactical Vest Level 3A1,389 Upgrade Plates Level 4
3,106 Undershirt Vest Level 3A
10 units Rapid Deployment CCTV System
1 Lot Assault Rifle
22 units integrator

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According to PNP’s acting director for Logistics, Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Olay, the patrol vehicles would be given to police stations, while the tactical and undershirt armor vests would be handed to Provincial Mobile Force Companies and police stations.

Photos from Philippine National Police – Public Information Office (PNP-PIO)

The rapid deployment CCTV system would be handed over to the Directorate for Operations; the integrators for the Police Regional Offices.

Carlos meanwhile assured that different police stations would receive the new patrol vehicles to ensure that they can do their tasks properly, like conducting patrols and ensuring that health protocols are being observed.

Also, the PNP chief also witnessed the provision of the donated personal protective equipment and COVID-19 vaccines that would be used for possible booster shots of field personnel, with priority to those on the frontlines of the enforcement quarantine protocols.

Among the donors include Zuellig Pharma Corporation, Philippine Fujian Business Association, HMR Philippines Inc., the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, and the Taiwanese Compatriot Association of the Philippines.

“It’s a good day for us. It’s a good Monday, it’s nice to start the week with a Monday with our community partners from the different sectors that joined us this morning and helped us,” Carlos said.

“They’re really our partners in delivering police and public services to our fellowmen by delivering the needed equipment and these vaccines and these face masks, protective equipment that would protect our frontliners, our police-medical frontliners and our police-quarantine control point personnel,” he added.

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