Selected HPG-9 personnel to attend seminar on 3 topics PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 15:54

Selected operatives of the Highway Patrol Group-9’s provincial teams are set to attend today, July 15, a one-day seminar on Gender Awareness Development (GAD), International Human Rights Law and Drunk  Driving  Act. to be held at Camp Batalla, this city.

Sr. Supt. Severino B.  Agustin, HPG-9 chief, said they have a invited lecturer from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to talk on Gender Awareness Development (GAD ) and a lecturer from the Police Regional Office 9 Legal Office to talk on International Human  Rights Law.

“During  the seminar, we will continuously lecture and remind our operatives on gender sensivity while on  operations. We always teach our operatives to give their utmost respect to motorists. With respect and courtesy in the performance of  their duty in enforcing the traffic law,” Agustin said.

He said that every operative is instructed in case there are drivers who violate the traffic law to lecture him  about the new law on Drunk Driving Act and its consequences, especially the punishment and  stiff penalties once caught.

HPG-9 personnel are instructed to  also remind drivers not to drive if they are drunk or intoxicated with liquor.    “We want our operatives to inform drivers on what is due diligence on driving as a good father of a family and preservation and protection of life while driving,” Agustin said. — Allen Abastillas