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PERFORMANCE OF THE PHILIPPINE NATIONALPOLICE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ANTI-ILLEGAL DRUG

PROGRAM IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN GABRIEL

GERARDO VILUAN MANZANO, 2011

In the study of Manzano, 2011, his study revealed that in terms of drug – related training,
majority of the PNP personnel have not undergone to drug related trainings and the drug operative have
not undergone specialization trainings

In the study of Manzano, 2011, his study revealed that, the overall level of implementation of the Anti-
Illegal Drugs Prevention Program is moderately implemented.

In the study of Manzano, 2011, his study revealed that, the Level of implementation of the anti-illegal
Drugs Prevention Programs, such as Information and Education Campaign, educate youth to reject
illegal drugs and encouraging school and community to promote anti-drug themes were rated
“moderately implemented”.

In the study of Manzano, 2011, his study revealed that all the dimensions in supply reduction were rated
“moderately implemented” in the performance of PNP. More specifically, these are conducts buy bust
operation, search and seizure, mobile checkpoint operation, undercover operation and narcotics
investigation, continuous coordination with the Barangay Drug Watch , conduct of random checkpoint
to pre-empt transport of contraband , clearing/neutralized of personality listed in the OB/Drug Watch
and Arrest cultivators.

b) Demand Reduction.

In the study of Manzano, 2011, his study revealed that , As observed by the respondents the
indicators for demand reduction for illegal drugs were rated “fair” in the performance of PNP in the
following aspects adoption and implementation of the DARE (Drugs Abuse Resistance Education)
program to combat drug abuse.

In the study of Manzano, 2011, his study revealed that the most pressing problem encountered by the
PNP and rates as “much serious”, is the inability of the PNP to combat the demand for, as well as the
availability and distribution of illicit drugs.

1) The Local Government Unit of San Gabriel should be tapped to allocate funds for the maintenance
and other operating expenses of the Anti-Illegal Drug Prevention Program of the municipality so as not
to disrupt the said program. A sound government policy must be geared towards the production and
provision of adequate high quality Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services and
equipment that match the need for surveillance and monitoring of suspects, 2) The PNP Chief should
plan operational approaches and funds for communication activities must be sourced out including
travel expenses, operating expenses for the mobility of the police forces, 3) Improvement of educational
and information campaign must be spearheaded.