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NAPOLCOM holds National Summit on Crime Prevention
August 15, 2019
In pursuance of the Presidential directive to address the problems brought about by criminality, drug abuse and corruption, the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) spearheads the conduct of a National Summit on Crime Prevention at the Manila Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Manila which started today at 9:00 a.m. until tomorrow afternoon.
NAPOLCOM Vice-Chairman and Executive Officer Atty. Rogelio T. Casurao said that the two-day Summit serves as a forum to assess the prevailing crime situation, monitor the extent of the implementation of the government’s priority projects, and formulate strategies, programs and projects that will have quantifiable impact on the community.
The general objective of the Summit is to rationalize the framework for crime prevention for the next three (3) years based on the policy guidelines of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and prepare the National Crime Prevention Program (NCPP) for the year 2020. The annual NCPP is submitted to the President within 60 days before the commencement of each calendar year. The NAPOLCOM is mandated by RA 6975 (PNP Law) and RA 8551 (PNP Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998) to develop an annual NCPP with the assistance and cooperation of the agencies operating under the five (5) pillars of the Criminal Justice System (CJS).
The two-day Summit is attended by the members of the NAPOLCOM Technical Committee on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (TCCPCJ) composed of representatives from the five (5) pillars of the CJS, which consists of the Law Enforcement, Prosecution, Courts, Corrections and Community, and other sectors of society.
The topics for discussion on the first day are as follows: Topic 1 – Integrated Approaches to Challenges Facing the Criminal Justice System with Department of Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra and Deputy Ombudsman Cyril Ramos as resource persons; Topic 2 – Enforcing the Law and Maintaining Order: Problems and Countermeasures with PNP Chief Police General Oscar Albayalde, Mr. Jose Patrick Madayag of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, and OIC Florentino Manalastas, Jr. of the Anti-Terrorism Council-Program Management Center as resource persons.
Prior to the discussion proper, Policy Directions on Crime Prevention, Corruption and Criminal Justice were presented by NAPOLCOM Vice-Chairman Casurao, Sandigan Bayan Associate Justice Alex Quiroz and Supreme Court Deputy Court Administrator Raul Villanueva, respectively.
On the second day, discussions will focus on the following: Topic 3 – Perspectives on Government and Private Sector Efforts in Preventing Crime to be chaired by Professor Jose Navarro with Mr. Ramon See Ang of San Miguel Corporation as resource person; Topic 4 – The Role of Local Government in Preventing Crime to be chaired by ASec. Jose Wilfrido Oca with Mayor Evelio Leonardia, President of the League of Cities of the Philippines, as resource person; Topic 5 – Education and Youth Engagement as Key to Making Communities Resilient to Crime to be chaired by Atty. Tricia Claire Oco with USec. Ryan Enriquez of the National Youth Commission as resource person; and Topic 6 – The Role of Media in Preventing Crime to be chaired by Mr. Raffy Tima with Mr. Jeffrey Aguirre, Digital Media Director of Manila Broadcasting Company as resource person.
The two-day Summit will be concluded with the presentation of policy recommendations and closing statements to be delivered by Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año.
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