Makati City police receives 22 new patrol vehicles from local gov’t

Published June 6, 2018, 7:17 PM

by Roel Tibay

By Jel Santos

The Makati City police recently received 22 brand new patrol vehicles from the local government.

(photo from Jel Santos/ MANILA BULLETIN)
(photo from Jel Santos/ MANILA BULLETIN)

Mayor Abigail Binay led the turnover ceremony and blessing of the vehicles at the Circuit Makati grounds.

The latest set of vehicles provided by the city government to beef up its peacekeeping capability consists of 18 units of Mitsubishi Strada and four units of Toyota Avanza.

The mayor, in he speech, welcomed around 100 new police personnel added to the city police force.

She also announced that the city will soon provide motorcycle units to facilitate patrolling of narrow streets and alleys, as well as body cameras for the protection of both the policemen and civilians.

Binay exhorted Makati police chief Senior Supt. Rogelio Simon to sustain police visibility and active law enforcement operations to promote discipline and protect the citizens of Makati and the public from all forms of criminality.

Present during the ceremony were Vice Mayor Monique Lagdameo, Congressman Luis Campos, and Richard Raymund Rodriguez, head of the Makati Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.