Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Philippine National Police Chief PGEN DEBOLD M SINAS spearheaded the blessing of the PRO3 quarantine facilities and Public Information Office and the distribution of 500 Galil Ace 5.56mm basic assault rifles on Monday (December 28) at PRO3 headquarters, Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.

Central Luzon police head PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON said that the additional rifles would boost and capacitate the firepower of mobile force personnel to assure the safety of the public against criminal elements and criminal terrorist groups.

Meanwhile, the PRO3's viable and long-term container vans converted quarantine facilities, an NCRPO inspired structure is the immediate response of Police Regional Office 3 to the call of the C, PNP PGEN DEBOLD M SINAS to build quarantine and treatment facilities for police personnel which has the following purposes: Isolate, Recuperate and Rest.

Each container van is divided into two air-conditioned rooms which has a partition according to the standards set by the Department of Health with one hospital bed, a table with chair and own toilet. Free Wi-fi access is also provided within the quarantine sites to keep the patients occupied while recuperating -- an ideal set-up for quarantine.

A total of forty-four (44) quarantine facilities is established inside Camp Olivas.

"I am happy that PBGEN VAL DE LEON has already complied with these quarantine facilities that would cater to the needs of our uniformed and non-uniformed personnel," PGEN SINAS said during the press conference.

A command conference presided by PGEN SINAS and attended by senior officials from Camp Crame, PRO3 Command Group and Staff and different provincial/city police directors followed after the press conference. (PIO-3)