To boost the continuing progressive results of maintaining peace and order and public safety in Zambales, the Provincial POC Audit Team, headed by Governor Amor D. Deloso, awarded the best performing Municipal Peace and Order Councils in the province during the conduct of the 4th Quarter Joint Meeting Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) on November 27, 2018 at the Zambales Training and Conference Center, Iba, Zambales.
The activity was attended by the PPOC and PADAC members, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales field officers and staff, Chiefs-of-Police, Municipal Fire Marshalls and other local functionaries of Zambales.
The award is based on the recently conducted Peace and Order Councils (POC) Audit. The municipalities of Masinloc, San Antonio and Castillejos as 3rd, 2nd and 1st, respectively were awarded for the 1st to 3rd class municipalities category, while the municipality of San Felipe was awarded 1st place among the three 4th to 6th class municipalities in the province.
Accomplishments of the 3rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Zambales Provincial Police Office (ZPPO) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on the maintenance of peace and order and the efforts to combat drugs in the province were also highlighted during the activity.