ZAMBOANGA CITY – The top of the Zamboanga Metropolis Police stated Saturday their operatives would use physique cameras in conducting legislation enforcement operations beginning April.
Col. Rexmel Reyes stated the Philippine Nationwide Police (PNP) has bought some 2,000 physique cameras to be distributed to key police places of work within the nation.
Reyes stated the physique cameras and different gear arrived in Camp Crame final December and the service supplier has begun putting in the wanted facility to make the gear useful.
The PNP, he stated, determined to buy physique cameras following calls from the general public for police transparency in legislation enforcement operations.
With out giving a selected quantity, Reyes stated the Zamboanga Metropolis Police is among the recipients of physique cameras for use in anti-drug operations, the service of arrest and search warrants, raids, and different police duties.
He famous that the workforce chief would put on the physique digital camera, which will likely be monitored by the tactical command whereas the legislation enforcement operation is in progress.
Reyes stated the usage of physique cameras would profit each police and the topic of the legislation enforcement operation as it could assist stop attainable abuses and human rights violations. (PNA)