SULU – Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director, PRO BAR was welcomed by the men and women of Sulu Police Provincial Office during his command visit on December 26, 2020.
During his visit, PBGen Rodriguez leads the Ceremonial Turn-over of 5.56m Galil ACE22N Basic Assault Rifle (BAR), Patrol car vehicle, and Vest Level IIIA to Sulu Police Provincial Office.
Twenty five (25) units of Basic Assault Rifle Galil ACE22N with 175 pieces of magazines and 5,259 rounds of ammunitions, one (1) unit Patrol Jeep single cab 4x2 Toyota Hi-lux, and 138 pieces of Vest Level IIIA were received by Sulu Police Provincial Office.
These additional assets given to Sulu PPO is part of PRO BAR’s commitment to provide adequate fire power and mobility to the police units in the island provinces of Bangsamoro region that will boost police operations toward the attainment of a secure and peaceful community.
"These assets of PRO BAR is even made superior and standardized as part of the continuing effort of the PNP leadership and the national government to enhance the firepower, mobility, and tactical capabilities of PNP operating units to serve and protect the Filipino people”. PBGen Rodriguez said.
Regional Director Rodriguez also emphasized the need in building good rapport and partnership with the Local Government Units and other peace stakeholders which is vital in securing peace and order in the province. Regional Director also expressed his gratitude to the Local Government Unit of Sulu for extending support to the police force especially in eradicating criminality and terrorism.
Likewise, PBGen Rodriguez reminds Sulu cops to put God as the center of their life in doing their sworn duties. He urged them to enhance perseverance, humility, professionalism, disciplined, and also reminded them to deal with the public with utmost respect to human rights at all times.