VM Duterte tells new DCPO personnel: So much is expected of you


Davao City Acting Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte said that the Dabawenyos are expecting much from the new personnel of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO).

He made the statement during his attendance at the launching of the Metropolitan Davao Police Task Force and send-off ceremony for additional personnel of DCPO at Camp Sgt. Quintin Merecido Friday, October 23.

Some 175 additional personnel assigned to the newly activated police station of the city was received by DCPO Director Col. Kirby John B. Kraft.

“To our new personnel at the Davao City Police Office, please know that so much is expected of you. We hope that you will not only be able to suppress criminal activities and respond to threats to peace and order to your respective areas of assignment, but that you will serve as exemplars to the public especially with respect to proper police conduct and adherence to local and national laws,” the vice mayor said.