Mayor Sun J. Shimura delivered his message to participants of the 5-day training seminar for members of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) which commenced today, December 9, 2019 at Daanbantayan Police Sation. Mayor Shimura said that BPATS play a big role as force multiplier of the police in maintaining peace and order in the municipality, thus it is essential for them to undergo trainings to enhance their skills and knowledge. The mayor added that a peaceful, safety, orderly environment attract investments and increase tourist arrivals both of which are beneficial to the local economy.
The 50 participants will take part in refresher training seminar on the creation and laws regulating BPATs; human rights; and trainings on emergency response; crime scene first responder; and search and seizure, warrantless arrest, handcuffing techniques and RA 4136. Facilitated by Daanbantayan Police Station thru its Acting Chief of Police PCPT Ian T. Macatangay, the activity is attended by Civil Security Officer Renato Benatiro, MDRRMO Victor Dósep Tancawan, and BPAT chief Reynaldo Garbo.