Region I police undergo back-to-basics training

SAN FERNANDO CITY – Sixty personnel of the police regional office here underwent back-to-the-basic training in line with the thrust of the chief of the Philippine National Police.

The first batch,  composed of 40 personnel from the San Fernando City Police Station and 20 from the Agoo Municipal Police Station, started their training on January 11 in their respective police station, simultaneous with other police stations nationwide.

The seven-day training, is in line with the pronouncement of PNP Director General Raul M. Bacalzo to “train PNP personnel on the basic skills of a police officer.”

Police Chief Superintendent Franklin JB Bucayu, PRO1 regional director, reiterated this thrust of the PNP leadership at the start of the training of the said police personnel.

“We will train and re-train our personnel to do his basic job with competence.  At the same time, we will intensify training on basic capabilities like investigation, proper first-responder actions and procedures, crime scene preservation and management, case build-up, proper use of firearms, arrest and handcuffing techniques, and the like,” Bucayu said.

Bucayu said the back-to-basics training is a continuing activity and that  other police stations will soon conduct the training for their respective personnel.#