Mayor Condemns Attack on POSD Enforcer

Mayor Condemns Attack on POSD Enforcer

May 30, 2015

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan during the Weekly Ugnayan presser strongly condemned the attack on one of its enforcers in this mountain resort tasked in maintaining peace and order in the public market.

A still unidentified assailant treacherously stabbed Francisco Galletes, a Public Order and Safety Division (POSD) City Mayor’s Office in front of a Bakery along Magsaysay Avenue in broad daylight.

Domogan said, “the attack on Galletes was uncalled for and his assailant will face the full force of the law.”

“We have to make them answer for what they did to our enforcer who was just doing his job,” he said.

Galletes was implementing anti-peddling operations in the city’s public market when the incident happened.

Domogan said,” the city government will be extending financial assistance to Galletes who is presently confined but already in stable condition at the Baguio General hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC).”

Domogan said,” POSD personnel will be briefed again on maximum tolerance, buddy-buddy system, values during operations and protection of self to avoid a repeat of the incident.”

The mayor also said team up with the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) during operations will also be strengthened to ensure safety of its personnel.

POSD Chief Policarpio Cambod also condemned the stabbing of Galletes but stood firm that anti-peddling operations will continue.”

Cambod said, “the incident will not deter his men in implementing anti-peddling operations but instead bolster their resolve to go after lawless elements.”/Paul Rillorta


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