Caraga police prepare for village, SK polls


Police Regional Office 13 has started preparation for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in May.

Police Chief Supt. Noli A. Romana joined in the regional command conference and re-activation of the Regional Joint Security Control Center (RJSCC) for the polls on Thursday, April 5, held in Butuan City.

Atty. Francisco G. Pobe, Regional Election Director of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), led the conference.

Under the RJSCC, the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will provide security coverage to ensure secure, safe and fair conduct of synchronized Barangay and SK elections in Caraga, Romana said.

“The Police Regional Office 13 will intensify its security coverage starting the election period on April 14 until May 21,” he said.

He urged all the Caraganons to cooperate in the security measures to be undertaken by the authorities. #