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Bacolod City, Philippines Friday, February 18, 2011
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MBCCI to help police
with fuel for vehicles


The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry is ready to help the Bacolod City Police Office by providing fuel for the Motorized Anti-Street Crime Operatives for their daily routine, MBCCI vice president Jose Ma. Zayco said yesterday.

Zayco said they plan to write all the big companies like the call centers and other entities to contribute any amount for the purchase of fuel to be used by police operatives.

Bacolod City Police officer-in-charge Senior Supt. Ricardo De La Paz welcomed the idea and said he was glad that MBCCI is willing to offer assistance that can improve proactive measures and the anti-criminality campaign especially of the Police Integrated Patrol System.

He said it will not be difficult to ask for some contributions from these companies because there is a big improvement in terms of safety and security in the city. “The businessmen and the citizens should be aware that we need to a counterpart and it should be in services, intelligence network, and cooperation,” he added.

De la Paz said that on behalf of the entire police officers of Bacolod City, he is grateful of the MBCCI for its intention of to help the police in crime prevention and control.

He said that he did not ask them, but MBCCI members expressed their support. “This also gives us more inspiration to do our duties and double our efforts in protecting the entire Bacolod community,” De la Paz added.

Since Bacolod City is considered as highly-urbanized area, and one of the top cities with major investments and business opportunities, its main concern is to secure safety and not to disturb the peace and order, he added.*LTG

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