PRESS RELEASE

 
            Police Regional Office 6 opened 4 classes of Basic Internal Security Operation Course (BISOC) at PRO6 Grandstand with 320 Police Officer 1 (PO1s) who will participate in the training. The 320 participants will be divided into 4 classes and will be housed and trained at Guimaras Police Provincial Office.
                                                                                       
                                             
Prior the opening, they were subjected to the physical and medical examination administered by the Regional Health Service 6 to ensure their fitness to undergo the training.
 
​​            Basic Internal Security Operation Course is a mandatory training for PO1s who have already finished their Field Training Program. It is a training which provides basic knowledge, skills, instinct and discipline which are essential in anti-insurgency operations. This course is part of the Police Regional Office 6’s Regional Training Action Plan for 2018.
 
PCSUPT John C Bulalacao reminded the participants to take the training seriously for this will help them in their future assignments. “The more you sweat in training, the lesser you will bleed in battles” as he capsulized his message it in his talk to the trainees.
 
BISOC is a 45-day training which will be handled by the mobile training team from the Special Action Force and will be supervised by the Regional Special Training Unit 6.
 
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Police Regional Office 6- Provincial and City Directors together with their Chiefs of Police and Station Commanders attended the cascading of the PNP People’s Freedom of Information at Jubilee Hall, General Luna, Iloilo, City. The cascading is team headed by PCSUPT Daniel G Macatlang Jr, the Acting Director Integrated Police Operation – Eastern Mindanao.
 
​            The cascading aims to inform the members of the organization that the PNP recognizes the rights of every individual to information on matters of public concern. This gives them the access to official records, documents and papers pertaining to official acts, transactions or decisions as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development shall be afforded the citizen, subject to such limitations as may be provided by law.
 
​            The FOI aims to protect the organization as well as its personnel and to be transparent and not as an additional burden to the work of the PNP. This FOI is the organizations response to the call for transparency and full public disclosure of information. The FOI is a mechanism which allows people to request any information about the government transactions, provided that it shall not put into jeopardy privacy and matters.
 
​            PRO6 is hopeful that through the creation of this law there would be better delivery of services. PCSUPT John C Bulalacao, regional director of PRO6 assures that they will abide in the provision of the PNP Freedom of Information.
 
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In separate anti-illegal drugs buy bust operations in Bacolod City, a High Value Target (HVT) drug personality of Police Station 8 and a Street Level Target (SLT) drug personality of Police Station 9 were arrested.
 
Operatives of Police Station 8 Station Drug Enforcement Team (SDET), nabbed Gerald Rojas Pastores, alias “Toto Buli”, 26 y.o., single and resident of Purok 4, Magsungay, Brgy Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City on November 22, 2018 at around 1:55AM in the same place. The suspect was caught in the act of selling shabu to a police poseur buyer in exchange of one (1) Php 500.00 bill used as marked money. Confiscated from the suspect who is a High Value Target, were a total of five (5) sachets of suspected shabu with estimated Dangerous Drug Board value of more or less Php 30,000.00, marked money, a black coin purse, disposable lighter, plastic straw used for scooping, Php 300.00 cash in different denominations believed to be proceeds of illegal drugs and a bamboo stick used for clipping.
 
Meanwhile, Police Station 9, SDET operatives arrested the Station’s Street Level Target Daryl Bayona, 18 y.o., single and resident of AC Yulo, Brgy Sum-ag, Bacolod City at about 11:00PM of November 21, 2018 in the same barangay. Confiscated from the suspect were a total of five (5) sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated Dangerous Drug Board value of more or less Php 10,000.00 and one (1) Php 500.00 bill used as marked money.
 
Cases for Violation of Sections 5,11 and 12 Art II of RA 9165 are being prepared for filing at the City Prosecutors Office against the suspects.
 
Personnel who conducted operations were commended for their untiring effort to perform their duties in the campaign against illegal drugs.  Police Regional Office 6 reminds its personnel to intensify police initiated operations against others forms of criminality in the entire region. 
 
PHOTOS OF THE INVENTORY OF THE CONFISCATED ITEMS
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Police Regional Office 6 headed by PCSUPT John C Bulalacao, the Regional Director and the all the personnel, conducted the ceremonial lightning of Christmas tree and Christmas Light at Camp Gen. Martin Teofilo B Delagado with the theme of “Let Hope, Love, Peace and Joy reign in our Hearts”.
 
​            This activity aims to bring the spirit of Christmas within the camp and to bring the happiness to its personnel and to the community. This annual tradition of the PRO6 only shows that the spirit of Christmas is present not just inside the camp but also in the heart of every personnel.
 
​            PRO6 hopes in this season, the true meaning of Christmas which is the love, hope, peace and joy that will spread and be shared to everyone as they perform their duties to ensure the peaceful celebration of the season. 
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 An encounter ensued between the elements of 61st Infantry (Hunter Battalion) Philippine Army and believed to be members of Suyak Platoon, Southern Front Committee of the New People’s Army (NPA) at Sitio Butuan, Barangay Igcabugao, Igbaras, Iloilo on November 12, 2018 at around 11:30 in morning.
 
Based on investigation, the army troops were responding to reports from the local populace on the presence of more or less 10 fully armed terrorists. Accordingly, government troops were fired upon by the terrorists prompting them to fire back. The firefight lasted for 30 minutes. The encounter resulted to one (1) body count from the NPA side, one (1) backpack loaded with ammunitions, Improvised Explosive Devise and three gallons of gasoline. No casualty was noted on the government side. Further nine (9) personalities were held for interview and identification before Igbaras Municipal Police Station for alleged involvement in the encounter.
 
The member of the NPA who died in the encounter was later on identified as Casimiro Talaman alias “Ka Boy” of Sitio Cadinglian, Barangay Boloc, Tubungan, Iloilo. Talaman was subjected to paraffin test by the Regional Crime Laboratory 6. Other personalities held for interview were released because based on investigation, they were mere passersby and are residents of the same place where the encounter occurred.
 
Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 6, ordered all units in Western Visayas to stay on alert. He further instructed units surrounding the encounter areas watch out for possible ‘spill over’ and check for wounded persons who might be brought to nearby hospitals or clinics. He reminded the general public not to support the NPA who are now conducting their tactical offensives to sow fear in the community and increase their extortion activities especially that election is near. Bulalacao also appealed to the public not to be deceived by the NPAs to join them in their violent activities. “Wala silang mapapala diyan sa pagsali sa NPA” Bulalacao firmly stressed in his statement.

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