Camp BGen Salipada K Pendatun, Parang, Maguindanao (February 3, 2020) — Police Brigadier General, MARNI MARCOS JR, Regional Director, ordered a “Lock Down” in Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region following the conduct of traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony to give way for the Nationwide Simultaneous Inspection of Vehicles inside PNP Headquarters to prevent the use of illicit/illegally sourced, alarmed, stolen, carnapped as well unregistered motor vehicles and motorcycles by police officers. In coordination with the Regional Highway Patrol Group (RHPU- BAR) headed by Regional Chief, Police Colonel FLORANTE L TORRES. The RHPU-BAR deployed inspecting teams inside PRO BAR headquarters to inspect all Motor Vehicle and Motor Cycle owned by PNP personnel, to make sure that all vehicles follow the prescribed appearance as indicated in the vehicle registration and to check its documents.
RHPU-BAR also deployed inspecting teams in different Provincial, City and Municipal Police Offices of PRO BAR .
According PBGEN MARNI MARCOS JR, those who have committed minor infractions were hold and will be given time to process all of the necessary documents needed. However, for those vehicle found to be used as evidence in court and those which were acquired in illegal means such as alarmed, stolen and carnapped vehicles, concerned personnel will be put under investigation. However, during the inspection, no such case was recorded in PRO BAR, only minor infractions.
This undertaking is to show the public that the PRO BAR personnel are not just enforcing the law, we are also model citizen that follow and abide the law.
RD MARNI MARCOS JR added that the unannounced inspections are part of the campaign of the Chief, PNP, PLTGEN ARCHIE FRANCISCO F GAMBOA to strongly impose discipline among PNP personnel and to regain moral ascendancy in enforcing the law. Also starting this week, all vehicles that will enter the regional office will be subjected for inspection. A memorandum was sent to address commanders of Provincial, City, Municipal and other line units to implement the same policy in their respective camps.