Porac cops receive firearms, PPEs from PNP

Donated firearms and PPEs from the Philippine National Police through Logistic Support Service.

PORAC, Pampanga — The Philippine National Police has donated firearms and personal protective equipment (PPEs) to the Porac Municipal Police on July 29.

The firearms and PPEs were accepted by Trisha Angelie Capil on behalf of her father Mayor Jaime “Jing” Capil and Vice Mayor Francis “Budoy” Tamayo at the Porac Municipal Hall.

Trisha Angelie Capil (second from left), on behalf of her father Porac Mayor Jaime “Jing” Capil, and Vice Mayor Francis “Budoy” Tamayo (third from left) presents a miniature replica of the iconic “Babo Robot” statue to PNP Logistic Support Service Chief PBGen. Lorenzo B. Detran Jr., (second from right) after the turnover of firearms and PPEs to the local police on July 29.
Also in photo are Acting Provincial Director Pampanga Col. Alvin Consolacion (left) and Porac Police Office Chief Lt. Col. Ferdinand Alejo (right)..

The donated firearms include eight units of Elisco 5.56 Riffle; one unit COLT; one unit CIS; 70 pieces 5.56mm magazine; 20 pieces of 9mm magazine; 3600 rounds ball CTg 5.56mm; and 4000 pieces of surgical face masks.

Also present during the turnover ceremonies were Regional Logistics and Research Development Division Chief PCol. Amado Mendoza Jr., Acting Provincial Director Pampanga PCol. Alvin Consolacion, and Porac Police Office Chief PLtCol. Ferdinand Alejo.

Porac Vice Mayor Francis “Budoy” Tamayo accepts the firearms and PPEs donated by the Philippine National Police Logistic Support Service led by Brig. Gen. Lorenzo B. Detran Jr., (second from left). 

Councilors Michelle Bengco, Councilor Bong Buan, Councilor Papay Carreon, Councilor Ayot Dimalanta, Councilor Joy David, Councilor Jovy Venzon, Councilor Ralph Canlapan, ex-officio Sangguniang Bayan members ABC President Maximo Bungque, Indigenous Person Mandatory Representative Edwin Abuque, and SK President Jin Michaela Canlas.

Before the turnover, Father Jesus B. Layug Jr. blessed the firearms and PPE donations.

Vice Mayor Tamayo thanked the PNP for their donation, initiated through its Logistic Support Service headed by PBGen. Lorenzo B. Detran Jr., saying the firearms will serve as an upgrade to the ones used by the local police.

Public safety has always been a top priority of Mayor Jing Capil’s administration. 

Capil said round-the-clock police visibility has been a key factor in maintaining a low crime rate in his town.

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