NO TAKE POLICY, STRICTLY ENFORCED IN PRO 13
Updated: Feb 20, 2020
BUTUAN CITY – PNP Gen. Archie Gamboa, imposes the “No Take” policy or prohibiting policemen within their ranks in accepting whatever form of material or monetary bribe from operators of illegal gambling or drug dealers.
Base on the directives of the newly assumed PNP Chief, PRO13 Regional Director Joselito Esquivel Jr. strictly enforces the said policy in the Caraga region and implements the campaign against corruption to his unit commanders.
In January 2020, PRO13 reportedly conducted 58 police operations in illegal gambling in the region, including a fruit game machine, video racing, swertres, LAS2, playing cards, car cruise, mahjong, cockfights, carnivals, and rolling ball. PRO13 arrested 53 individuals and confiscated P18,000.
In line with this, the regional director enjoins the public to report immediately, incidents of illegal gambling.
PBGEN Esquivel Jr. further said police caught violating the policy will be relieved from the service as part of the internal clearing within police forces.