The Regional Peace and Order Council of Region 3 convened last October 24, 2012 at Oxford Hotel Clarkfield, Pampanga for a dialogue with SILG Mar Roxas. The governors of every provinces, HUC mayors as well as the presidents of the league of municipalities presented the peace and order issues in their areas of responsibility as seconded by the provincial directors of the Philippine National Police.
DILG R-3 Director Florida M. Dijan, interim Chairman and head secretariat of RPOC facilitated the conduct of the activity. Among the issues raised during the dialogue were the needs of the provinces for additional PNP personnel and patrol units, assistance for the procurement of special PNP equipment for unusual operations, training of armed personnel, motorcycle riding in tandem, anti-illegal drugs and provision for additional patrol boats for coastal provinces of Central Luzon.
DILG Secretary Mar Roxas after hearing all the peace and order concerns of the region informed the body that he will do his best to help resolve these issues. Present during the dialogue were the governors of Aurora, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Tarlac, City Mayors of Angeles and Olongapo, and the presidents of the leagues of municipalities of Bulacan and Pampanga, members of RMCC and Regional Directors of different government agencies.