160 HPG men join PNP for security task at APEC meetings PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 11:19

by Allen  Abastillas

One hundred sixty riders and troopers of the Highway Patrol Group from the different regional commands have been assigned in Cebu City for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)  Summit in Cebu City and Iloilo City from September 20 to October 6, 2015.

The HPG men serve as augmentation force to the police security and road escorts and  sweepers for motorvehicles  convoys of guests, visitors and participants.

The deployment of the riders and troopers was ordered by the HPG National Headquarters  through Command  Memorandum Circular number 32 -2014 ( STF –APEC ) dated August 26,2015 as approved by National Director Chief Supt. Arnold Gunnacao and signed by Deputy Director for Operations Sr. Supt. Amador V. Corpus.

Fourty seven big motorcycles and fifty patrol cars were deployed for the APEC meetings. The APEC activities include: September 20 to 25 ,2015 for the 22th APEC -SME MinisteraI meetings and related meetings with 700 expected participants in Iloilo City; September 22 to 23,2015  — Senior Officials Disaster Management Forum 350 expected participants and on September 28 to October 6 ,2015 — meeting on Food Security Week/ Highway Level Policy Dialogue on Food Security and the Blue Economy that will be held in Iloilo City International Convention Center.

Sr. Supt. Severino B. Agustin, HPG -6 regional chief, said that his command is on red alert status.

Sr. Supt. Joel R. Dimaano, HPG- 9 regional chief, said he has sent an 11-man team of motorcycle riders and police patrol cars. The riders and troopers are led by  Regional Executive Senior Police Officer Elmer S. Jaugin. Joining him are SPOI Joel L. Claret, PO3 Apolinario P.Vilvestre Jr., PO3 Endito L. Humpa, PO3 ether P. Abo-Abo, PO2 John Lester C. Llevado, PO2 Janrly  Niño P. Limocon, PO2 Juvie Dalogdog, POI Jerix B. Culan- Culan and POI Riyad S. Darayan.

Dimaano  ordered troopers from the different teams in the region to maximize their operations on anti-carnapping  and be vigilant due to the bombing at the Labuan bus terminal on Friday. — Allen Abastillas