Cagayan de Oro City Police Office- PCOL AARON M MANDIA, City Director COCPO spearheaded the conduct of Simulation Exercise on Shooting Incident at Gaston Park area, Fernandez St. (Dolores St) Brgy 1, Cagayan de Oro City.
PCOL Mandia reported to PBGEN LAWRENCE B COOP, Regional Director, PRO 10 that on March 10, 2023 at 2:22PM, COCPO under his leadership along with PLTCOL REY GAUDENCIO A TABOCLAON, DCDO, PLTCOL EVAN N VIÑAS, C,CCADU/PIO, other COCPO Staff Officers and personnel conducted COCPO Simulation Exercise on Shooting Incident in participation with SWAT Team, SOCO, TASK FORCE ORO, ORO Rescue and BFP Personnel in the above-said area.
Chief of COCPO also reported that as the simulation exercise progress, PLTCOL EVAN N VIÑAS, C, CCADU/PIO set-up the media box and attended media personalities who wanted to conduct interview while securing the time of arrival of all responding teams as part of the Incident Command Post placed near the area of incident. On the other hand, City Director COCPO responded all media inquiries and VIPs involved with the presence of the Mayor and the victim where having a chance to be interviewed by the Chief of COCPO.
“I personally extend my Sincerest thanks to all of you for taking part of this event and your continued support to COCPO.
Your unwavering support such as this event has help your Higalang Police successful in all our dealings. I hope that we continue on our shared partnership in maintaining peace and order in the community and in situation like this wherein there is a great opportunity to hone the skills of our troops in order to fully equipped them in every situation may arises”, added PCOL Mandia, City Director, COCPO
This COCPO Simultaneous Exercise on Shooting Incident was conducted in order to assess the preparedness of COCPO personnel in crisis like this. And also looking on the promptness of the responding team, proper coordination of every unit involve. It was also the best way to prepare/equipped the troops when the same situation occurs in the future. Activity ended at 3:05 PM of the same date.