Barangay South Poblacion, Masinloc, Zambales under the leadership of Punong Barangay Orlino E. Ednilao in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) conducted an enhancement training and seminar for barangay tanods on July 15, 2020. The purpose of the activity was to upscale their knowledge and skills in enforcing measures against COVID- 19.
LGOO VI Cindy C. Cagalitan, municipal local government operations officer of Masinloc, stressed the important roles of barangay tanods in the implementation of government programs like Disiplina Muna and other municipal ordinances in keeping Masinloc COVID-19-free
PSSG Loris C. Maranoc, PLT Jack R. Apolinario, and PSSG Fred P. Paltep Jr. of the Masinloc Police Station discussed laws that protect women and their children from violence, safety protocols during the pandemic and the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. Moreover, arnis fighting techniques were also taught by the representative from the 23rd Special Action Force (SAF).
Tanods as barangay frontliners help ensure the safety of the people in the barangay.