DAVAO City — The Davao City Police Office said it will undergo reorientation and police officers evaluation to ensure its personnel are ready to provide active support in the war on drugs.
City Police Spokesperson Chief Insp. Andrea Dela Cerna said police officers should go through intensive screening.
“We will try to make sure that all policemen has no derogatory records or any connection with regards to illegal activities especially on drugs,” dela Cerna said. Police officers that are positive in using and are involved in illegal drugs will be dismissed in service, she said.
She said evaluation and re-orientation on how to conduct anti-illegal drug operations will be conducted among police officers before deploying them to various units.
“We do not want this to be a ‘bloody’ fight. That is why we had ‘Tokhang,’ it’s one way to make this fight bloodless,” dela Cerna said. (davaotoday.com)