Zambo City police undergo drug test PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 24 May 2015 14:58

By ALLEN ABASTILLAS

The Zamboanga City Police  Office is now conducting a  drug test among its personnel.

City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito  A. Casimiro said the drug test among its men is being carried out randomly and will continue before the year ends.

Casimiro said the drug test  among policemen is part of the campaign against illegal drugs and the internal security measures of  all police stations  in the city.

“This campaign is a program of the Philippine National Police  to ensure that policemen are free from drugs and the PNP will  not allow any policeman to  be involved in drugs. They must be physically clean,” said the police chief..

All stakeholders in the city have commended Casimiro for a job well done in taking care of Zamboanga City’s peace and order.

An observer said policemen should be be physically clean in serving the people. “They must not be involved in vices like drugs or other criminal  activities.

Another observer lauded the Police Regional Office-9 for strictly disciplining policemen in the region.

In past recent years, a police officer, who is a graduate of the police academy was discharged from the service for pushing drugs. Two non commission police officers was fired because of involvement in drugs. — Allen Abastillas