Police remain aggressive in anti-crime campaign PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:50

The entire force of the Zamboanga City Police Office continues to exert all efforts to ensure the safety and security of Zamboanguenos in the city.

Joining Mayor Beng Climaco during yesterday’s press briefing at City Hall, Acting City Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro presented the PNP’s accomplishments in line with their fight against crime and lawlessness as well as the enforcement of various laws.

Last week, police personnel conducted a total of six operations in their campaign against wanted persons which resulted in the arrest of seven persons.

In the campaign against illegal drugs, eight operations were carried out, where thirteen persons were arrested. A total of thirty-two sachets of prohibited drugs and drug paraphernalia were recovered.

The local police also led three operations against illegal gambling and subsequently captured two persons.

A total of four firearms were likewise confiscated in two operations organized against loose firearms. Recovered were one caliber .22, one caliber .45, one caliber .38 and one caliber 9mm pistols.

Casimiro assured Mayor Climaco of the police forces’ commitment to fighting criminality in the city and expressed his gratitude for the assistance the local government is extending to their office. — Claudine Uniana