Oplan Kaluluwa in-place for Undas
The Philippines being the only Christian nation in Asia will be observing the traditional All Saint’s and Soul’s Day on November 1 and 2, 2009, respectively. The occasion will be highlighted by the usual visit of family members to cemeteries to remember their departed loved ones and offer prayers. This year's celebration falls on Saturday and Sunday.
It is anticipated that major routes of travel leading to and from the different cemeteries will experience heavy traffic build-up due to this occasion.
Olongapo City Police Office concurrent with its present mission in coordination with local government unit (LGU), NGO’s and volunteer groups, shall provide maximum security coverage and public safety services to include security assistance along major thoroughfares, and maintain, control, direct and supervise traffic along routes leading to and from the cemeteries, conduct especial operations against criminal elements and preemptive security measures to ensure peaceful and orderly observance of “ALL SAINT’S DAY”. Maximum police visibility in all areas to deter petty criminals or syndicated crime groups from that may take advantage of the situation.
This operation involves the deployment and utilization of PNP personnel, motorist assistance elements and civic organizations along major routes of travel within the cemeteries and other vital installations. Foot and mobile patrols in residential areas and security of Economic Key Points (EKPs).
Both the Kalaklan Cemetery and the O.C. Memorial and Heritage Memorial Parks will be secured. Please check traffic and parking scheme.
Brgy Tanods will be utilized for maximum police visibility in cemeteries, residential areas and Economic Key Points. There is possibility of conducting check points as the situation warrants.
Bus and other busy terminals will have security augmentation effective 31 October to 02 Nov 2008.
Set-up motorist assistance at Brgy New Cabalan, Brgy Barretto, City Hall and Bus Terminals, Unity Fountain and Ulo Ng Apo Rotundas.
Deployment for maximum police visibility on residential areas are in-place.
Report from the office of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYDE, PNP Olongapo City Director