Pasig City Cops Start To Use Body Cam
Ringo | On 30, Nov 2017
Members of the Pasig City Police are now starting to wear body cameras during operations.
This is in compliance directive of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa.
Eastern Police District Chief Superintendent Romulo Sapitula on Wednesday, the body cameras will determine if there is a misdemeanor on the side of the police during the operation. It can also be a protection against accusations.
“his is in compliance to the directive of CPNP (PNP chief Dela Rosa) to utilize the use of body cam in police operations to document all what’s happening in the ground such as checkpoint operations, raid, surveillance operations, Oplan Sita, Galugad,” Sapitula said.
“It will also serve as a tool to protect ourselves whenever someone will accuse us of misdemeanor as we perform our duties and responsibilities. Our operations are now transparent to the public,” Sapitula added.
As of now, the Pasig Police only acquired 48 bodycams. Three units are given each of the 10 Police Community Precincts and the rest of the operatives of the Special Reaction Unit.