Eastern Samar remains peaceful – PNP

BORONGAN CITY, July 3 (PIA) – – The Philippine National Police (PNP) – Eastern Samar Police Provincial Office (ESPPO) through P/Lt. Col. Edwin F. Barbosa, deputy provincial director, reported that the Province of Eastern Samar is generally peaceful.


He said this during the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting on June 26 at the Capitol Building, this city.

Barbosa said his assessment was based on their accomplishments and assessments for every Municipal Police Station (MPS) in Eastern Samar.

The police officer disclosed that from January to May 2019, the Crime Solution Efficiency is 63.70 percent while for the Crime Clearance Efficiency is at 92.43 percent. 

Barbosa further informed that they arrested 36 illegal drug users and pushers and confiscated shabu and marijuana; arrested 84 illegal gamblers and confiscated bet money;  arrested 28 illegal loggers confiscated lumber; and arrested 144 illegal fishermen, confiscated catch. Cases were filed in courts.

E. Samar police force ready to maintain peace and order in Eastern Samar. (pic-PNP E Samar)

The deputy provincial director further said there are also persons arrested who violated the laws on Violence Against Women and Children and their cases were filed already in courts.

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“Our accomplishments are the parameters  that our policemen in the field are doing their job well,” Barbosa added.

The ESPPO promised to continue its endeavor to make Eastern Samar peaceful.

Presently, ESPPO has a workforce of some 902 Police Commissioned Officers and Police Non-Commissioned Officers provincewide.

Barbosa attributed the peace and order situation to the continuing support extended by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, civilian volunteer organizations, local government units, non-government organizations, civilians, and other stakeholders.  (NBQ/SDC/PIA-E. Samar)


Source: PIA Feed