The Dumaguete police are strengthening security measures this week in anticipation of an influx of local and foreign visitors to the 110th Founders' Day anniversary celebration of Silliman University.
Dumaguete police chief, Supt. Crisaleo Tolentino, said the Negros Oriental Philippine National Police provincial office will field augmentation men to secure he public during the celebration, that will run through to the weekend.
Round-the-clock mobile and foot patrols, police assistance centers, plainclothes intelligence agents, and improved communications systems are already in place, Tolentino said.
Provincial police director, Sr. Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, is expected to send more police personnel for temporary deployment in the city. He also provided additional telecommunications equipment for the city police to improve their communications networking, Tolentino said.
Barangay tanods will also be tapped as force multipliers.*JFP
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