The Philippine National Police has placed all its units across the country under the highest security alert status to maximize all its personnel and resources for the May 9 elections.
Chief Supt. Wilben Mayor, PNP spokesman, said the full alert status was hoisted on Saturday and will be in effect until the situation normalizes at least through declaration of winners in the local and national elections.
“Your Philippine National Police is ready. We have long prepared for this, we he been doing election duties for several times already so we are confident of realizing the objective of making the election peaceful and credible,” said Mayor.
Mayor called on the public to help establish the trust and confidence with the PNP as he stressed that public cooperation and vigilance are also essential element in accomplishing the objective of making the elections one of the most peaceful and honest ones.
“The trust of the public to the PNP, their cooperation and their vigilance will always be important. We may have prepared for this but the people’s cooperation is equally important for our election security,” said Mayor. (Aaron B. Recuenco)