No more Bulabog just Kalinaw: DCPO
THE Davao City Police Office (DCPO) renamed its regular security operations formerly known as Oplan Bulabog to Oplan Kalinaw, which is a comprehensive effort from counter terrorism and anti- criminality operations to community empowerment for a friendlier approach.
“We’ve decided to evolve, from a purely counter terrorism and anti- criminality operations, we enhanced it into a 4 in 1 operations,” DCPO director Police Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum said yesterday.
During the operation, aside from the identification and background check and profiling of transient residents in urban communities and manhunt operations of wanted persons or fugitives hiding in urban communities, they also included community service for residents.
The security forces also stepped up community outreach or free medical checkup and giving of medicines with vitamins and community empowerment through crime prevention education.
“We would [conduct] our regular weekly counter terrorism/ criminal operations to be people friendly,” Tagum added.
During their yesterday’s conduct of Oplan Kalinaw or the enhanced Bulabog, a combined joint area security, community service and protection operation plan, they arrested a total of 15 wanted personalities and profiled about 1,673 residents.
The operation, which targets to clear out urban communities of possible presence of criminals and terrorists, kicked off at around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, together with joint security forces and