CCPO to deploy 300 cops for opening of in-person classes on Monday

By: Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña - Multimedia Reporter - CDN Digital | August 21,2022 - 02:15 PM
face-to-face classes

Personnel of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). | File photo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police presence will surely be felt in Cebu City as in-person classes start in public schools on Monday, August 22.

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said at least 300 policemen will be on the field to secure children as they return to school two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Theresa Macatangay, the CCPO information officer, said their field personnel, who will be stationed outside the different public schools here, are also tasked to ensure the safety of parents and guardians and the school personnel.

Macatangay said they also coordinated with the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) for the management of traffic flow near schools.

Security deployment, she said, will not only be limited on the first day of classes.  They will continue with the deployment of field personnel the rest of the school year as they also coordinate with officials of the 80 barangays here for assistance.

Boarding Houses

Macatanagay said they especially need the barangays to help monitor the operation of boarding houses in their respective areas to ensure the safety of the occupants.

“To those who are boarding room, houses, usa sad na atoang gi sure ang coordination sa kada barangay officials nga mabantayan ang mga boarding houses. Giawhag pod nato ang mga owners nga i implement ang safety measures para ma lessen nato ang insidente sa kawat or similar incidents,” she said.

Moreover, Macatangay is reminding the public of the need to observe the curfew for minors, which starts from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. of the next day.

She said they will continue to implement the rescue of minors who are seen loitering city streets during the curfew hours in compliance with the city’s curfew ordinance.


CCPO beefs up security preps for face-to-face classes

Rama allows school heads to implement localized class suspensions

Rama to push for simultaneous start of face-to-face classes in Cebu City


Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: CCPO, Cebu City, Cebu Daily News, cebu news, classes, face-tp=face classes, polcie deployment, security

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.