The Technical Working Group (TWG) for PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 and National Advisory Group for Police Transformation and Development (NAGPTD)conducted its 1st regular meeting for CY 2021 via Zoom videoconferencing on September 14, 2021 (Tuesday), 1:30 PM at the Center for Police Strategy Management (CPSM) Sinagtala P.A.T.R.O.L.ers Hall, Camp BGen Rafael T Crame, Quezon City.

The meeting was presided over by PBGEN NOEL A BARACEROS (Ret), Chairman, NAGPTD, and by the TCDS/Chairman TWG for PNP P.A.T.R.O.L Plan 2030 PLTGEN DIONARDO B CARLOS. It was attended by 25 TWG members, 4 NAGPTD members and 12 CPSM Personnel.

The following were the highlights of the said activity:

PCOL ERCY NANETTE P MADRIAGA presented the five current members of the NAGPTD and the shortlist of nominees for NAGPTD membership and the salient points in the Amended Terms of Reference for the NAGPTD.

PCOL FERDINAND URIAN MADRILEJO, DD, HS presented a quick look of the Covid-19 cases in the PNP. Accordingly, as of September 13, 2021, there were 37,197 total number of cases where 2,685 of which are active, 34,403 recoveries and 109 deaths. It was also shown that 99.9% of the PNP Personnel had RTPCR test at least once. With regard to vaccination, there are 118,197 fully vaccinated, 91,817 vaccinated with first dose, and 12,687 not vaccinated. He added that the Health Service is continuously giving standard information package/online lectures, disseminating health advisories, conducting immunization, conducting red teaming to ensure compliance to health protocols, doing health monitoring, maintaining quarantine facilities, observing no home quarantine, providing early treatment, enhancing skills of health personnel, and providing psychological support.

PBGEN REMUS ZACHARIAS P CANIESO, DD, DPL reported that the DPL submitted to the DFA the draft MOU regarding the Establishment of Chinese Desks for review and comment, and on February 3, 2021, “The Department (DFA) found that many of the provisions of the draft MOU are contrary to fundamental international law principles, the 1987 Constitution, and domestic laws of the Philippines.” Instead, the DFA recommended utilizing existing agreements with China as follows: Philippines-China Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (2000), Philippines-China MOU on Illicit Drug Trafficking (2011), and Philippines-China MOU on Transnational Crimes (2001).

PCOL MARIA LEONORA CAMARAO, D, PRS presented the issues/concerns and action taken/recommendations of the following: inadequate number of qualified applicants, increase in the allocated quota for female applicants from 10% to 30%, provincial and city recruitment processing, existence of police officer with different administrative and criminal cases, more than 30% of applicants failed in PPE and 50% in the PMDE, increasing number of qualified applicants infected with COVID before oath taking, increasing number of PNP recruitment officers during recruitment process, and no human intervention recruitment process through the use of electronic gadgets and machines.

PBGEN CANIESO presented the NAPOLCOM and DPL Resolutions concerning the Activation of RPSMUs. It is summarized as follows: First, Regional PSMUs exist under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Staffs. Second, Provincial PSMUs exist under the supervision of the Provincial Directors. Third, City Police Office PSMUs exist under the supervision of the City Directors. Fourth and last, the proposal to activate the 17 Regional PSMUs to be technically supervised by the CPSM is currently set aside.

PLTCOL LEILANI A MAURE, ASMD, CPSM presented the brief output of the meetings regarding the Strategy Refresh for 2021.

PLTCOL JOEL V CABURNAY, OIC SRD, CPSM presented a briefing on the process of IEP and those Units that had successfully undergone through the process. In addition, he presented the lineup of upcoming IEPs on Regions 4A, 13, 9, 7 and 12.

PMAJ JOEL R CORPUZ, ASRD, CPSM presented the update on the PNP funded scholarship for the CPSM and PSMU Capability Enhancement through a study at Asian Institute of Management. He presented those scholars currently enrolled under the MDM program, and the increase in scholarship grants through the support given by Sen. Ronald M Dela Rosa. He also discussed the new parameters for scholarship the grant.

PLTCOL MA ANGELA M SALAYA, C, ITAS, CPSM discussed the overview of the summit and previous summits conducted. She also presented the proposed venue, date, participants, and lectures/speakers. She showed the technical setup and considerations, other requirements (video conferencing, network requirements, video conference and LED wall operations, contingency plan), and distribution of ICT equipment.

PSSg Kim Carlo V Malamion, ITAS PNCO, CPSM presented the PNP Stakeholder Information System (PNP SIS) Version 1, a web-based platform that would store records of Advisory Group members nationwide, make a system generated IDs with security features, generate real time census and contribution reports, and available to all PNP offices and units.