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Bacolod City, Philippines Wednesday, December 4, 2013
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Cop alert up for holidays
BY SHIELA GELERA

The police will heighten security in churches, markets, malls, terminals and ports in Bacolod City, with the holiday season nearing, Supt. Jefferson Descallar, Bacolod City Police Office deputy chief for operations, said yesterday.

All 10 Police Stations were directed to maximize police visibility and intensify patrols at night to prevent criminals from taking advantage of the holiday rush, he said.

More than 1,200 operatives of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team will augment the police, he also said. Police assistance desks will be placed in churches, terminals, markets, and other areas of convergence to assist the huge influx of people, and the BCPO Implan Yuletide Season 2013 is set.

Meanwhile, the new officer-in-charge of the City Traffic Authority Office/Traffic Management Unit, Insp. Roger Ong, was directed by Mayor Monico Puentevella to strictly implement the banning of heavy-loaded trucks in the city.

Ong said the construction of the Pahanocoy Bridge at Araneta Street was completed Sunday evening, so it is already passable and the traffic rerouting scheme will no longer be implemented.*SGG

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