More motorcycle cops to patrol city at night

first_img“We’re using the motorcycles donatedby the city government,” said Defensor. These policemen would be chasingcriminals such as snatchers on motorcycles, said Police Colonel MartinDefensor, city police director. Before dawn on Sunday, a young womanlost her bag to motorcycle-riding snatchers along the Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr.Avenue in Mandurriao district. ILOILO City – More policemen onmotorcycles would be patrolling the city at night. Mayor Jerry Treñas turned over 30motorcycles to the ICPO in 2019. Eighteen were initially mobilized. Themotorcycle cops were posted in areas where there were establishments operatinground the clock such as call centers and coffee shops. According to 22-year-old Mary GraceCordero of Pototan, Iloilo it was around 1:45 a.m. She was walking. Suddenly aback rider of a red and white motorcycle snatched her bag. The snatchers were wearing helmets andblack jackets so she failed to take a good look at them, Cordero told thepolice. Their tasks are to maintain peace andorder and secure, among others, people working on nightshift, according to theIloilo City Police office (ICPO). “We focus on crime-prone areas,” saidDefensor./PNlast_img

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