ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, April 24 (PIA) — Chiefs-of-police (COPs) from Rizal province’s component city and 13 municipalities attended an Orientation Seminar on the Management of Barangay Anti-Drug Clearing Operation at Rizal PPO Conference Room, Hilltop, Taytay, Rizal last April 17.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) led by Regional Director Jeffrey Bangsa and PDEA-4A staff briefed the local officials and personnel regarding PDEA Operations Concepts, the regional drug situation, Revised Guidelines in the Conduct of Barangay Drug-Clearing Operations, Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 and Demand Reduction Strategies.
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Rizal Provincial Director Allan Benitez also gave a lecture on strengthening the City, Municipal and Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils.
The joint briefing aims to further intensify anti-drug operations in Rizal province through the recently concluded lecture and open forum. (CPG/GG/PIA4A-Rizal with reports from PNP-Rizal)