MORE than 40,000 police personnel will be deployed by the Philippine National Police (PNP) during election day on May 9, 2022.
According to PNP Chief Police General Dionardo Carlos, the police is very much ready for the upcoming elections, and that they are already in the monitoring phase on ground.
He explained that all security measures in all of the country’s regions are now in place, and all police that will go on dute have already been alerted.
Carlos adds that they will also deploy their administration personnel this week and the following week to help those police personnel who have already been deployed in their respective areas of responsibility.
Meanwhile, the PNP’s Regional Special Operation Task Group are already on guard in areas where intense political rivalry may occur.