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SITUATION UPDATE & SECURITY PREPARATIONS FOR ELECTIONS 2013

SEQUENCE OF PRESENTATION
SITUATION UPDATE CMC 01-13 (SAFE 2013) REVISED CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
ISSUES AND CONCERNS

ORGANIZED THREAT GROUPS

L O O S E
F I R E A R M S

P R I V A T E

A R M E D
G R O U P S

INTENSE POLITICAL RIVALRY

IPR among opposing candidates causes them to maintain armed followers.

Identified areas with IPRs for the 2013 election (as of January 7, 2013): 17 gubernatorial seats 13 congressional districts 163 mayoralty posts

Victims of 40 incidents involving Elected Government Officials (since October 1, 2012):


Killed - 32
17 Incumbent officials

Wounded - 32
12 Incumbent politicians

6 Candidates
9 Govt Employees

1 Candidates
19 Civilians

Results of Dec 18 and 27, 2012 - Joint AFP-PNP National Validation Workshop on PAGs 52 active 913 members 2,664 firearms 128 potential

As of 3rd Quarter 2012 Organized Crime Groups


# of groups Strength Firearms

Criminal Gangs 260


2,508 829

Gun for Hire Groups

4 128 474

73 789 357

Strength 4,300 armed members

The largest organized private armed group


To collect permit-to-campaign (PTC) and permit-to-win (PTW) fees from politicians vying for various elective positions

Governor

PhP 5 M

Congressman
Vice Governor Board Member Mayor Vice Mayor Councilor

PhP 500,000
PhP 500,000 PhP 500,000 PhP 100,000 PhP 75,000 PhP 50,000

ASG - may be employed individually by some politicians


BIFF remains uncommitted

(as of December 31, 2012)


Region

Threat Groups
LCM ASG MNLF BIFM PAGs

Criminal Elements
Organized Criminal Wanted Crime Groups Gangs Persons

MILF

Total**

0 NCR 100 PRO 1 390 COR 99 PRO 2 192 PRO 3 PRO 4A 281 PRO 4B 170 351 PRO 5 240 PRO 6 190 PRO 7 657 PRO 8 209 PRO 9 PRO 10 290 PRO 11 1,010 PRO 12 168 PRO 13 450 0 ARMM

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 330

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 310

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 485

31 53 91 20 52 27 9 0 0 36 0 163 11 132 2 2,037

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 160 0 300 0 0

30 30 49 19 110 19 0 48 27 40 40 10 90 24 20 10 140

310 520 210 430 860 127 440 787 629 678 3,309 200 40 140 730 320 1,340

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 480 1,270 90 2,440 0 3,190

340 680 700 640 1,180 480 640 1,200 900 910 4,050 940 2,010 1,280 3,790 780 7,830

TOTAL 4,797 340

340

485

2,664

470

706 11,070 7,470 28,000

** - rounded off to the nearest ten.

EWAs are based on the following criteria:


occurrence of election violence intense political rivalry presence private armed groups and other threat groups occurrence of politically motivated violent incidents even outside election period proliferation of firearms

Region 1 2 COR 3 4A 4B 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ARMM NCR

No. of Province 4 5 6 7 5 5 6 6 4 6 3 5 4 4 5 5 0

No. of Town/City 125 93 77 130 142 73 114 133 132 143 72 93 49 50 73 118 17

Total NR of EWA 106 69 38 76 36 39 75 39 74 88 28 33 28 45 26 83 6

Percentage 84.80% 74.19% 49.35% 58.46% 25.35% 53.42% 65.79% 29.32% 56.06% 61.54% 38.89% 35.48% 57.14% 90.00% 35.62% 70.34% 35.29%

TOTAL

80

1,634

889

54.41%

COMMAND MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR 01-13

(SAFE 2013) REVISED


Secure And Fair Elections

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CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS

Intensified law enforcement operations Focused legal offensives Stronger police-community partnership Enforcement of regulations pertaining to the provision of security detail and carrying of firearms PNP-AFP collaboration

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS

Creation of provisional units to address election-related tasks and creation of task groups for specific election concerns
Limited rotation/reshuffle of personnel

Extensive security coverage Intensified internal security operations

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Intensified law enforcement operations Organization of Regional Special Operations Task Groups (RSOTGs) Intelligence-driven law enforcement operations to neutralize PAGs, criminal elements and confiscate loose FAs

COMELEC-PNP-AFP checkpoints

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Enhanced PNP-AFP collaboration Thru the Joint Peace and Security Coordinating Center (JPSCC) Establishment of Joint Security Assistance Desks

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Focused legal offensives
Inventory and case tracking of Election Related Violent Incident (ERVI) cases
Case build up

Rogues gallery of target personalities


Training for Chiefs of Police on preliminary examination Refresher seminar/training for all PNP personnel on election duties

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Focused legal offensives Implementation of e-Projects (e-Blotter, e-Warrant, e-Rogue) Implementation of LOI Alalay 2013 (Legal Officers assigned to Provincial Offices) and PNP LS Alert 24/7 (Legal Opinion through internet/mobile phones)

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Strengthen police-community partnership

Inter-agency coordination
Media Center

Information operation activities concerning SAFE 2013

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Enforcement of regulations pertaining to provision of security detail and carrying of firearms
Maintain a list of PNP-AFP personnel and Protective Agents detailed as protective security

Wearing of prescribed uniform of Protective Security Personnel


Accounting and proper utilization of all AFPPNP personnel and Protective Agents

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Creation of provisional units at the national down to lower levels
National Task Force SAFE 2013
Task Groups at the regional down to provincial levels

Regional Special Operations Task Groups (RSOTGs) PNP Liaison Team to the COMELEC Election Monitoring Action Centers at the national, regional, provincial and city/municipal levels

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Limited rotation/reshuffle of personnel Temporary reassignment of PNP personnel whose relatives are candidates

Completion of the two year tour of duty within the election period
PNP member/s found to have close association to Senior AFP/PNP retirees who are candidates

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Extensive security coverage
Ensure maximum deployment of PNP personnel for election duties Formulation of comprehensive security plans
Miting-de-avance Political rallies Motorcades

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Intensified internal security operations

Protect candidates and their followers, COMELEC officers, economic key points and vital installations and curtail NPA extortion activities.
Continuous review of the deployment of maneuver units to enhance ISO efficiency and widen the Area of Influence (AOI) of government forces

CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
Creation of Task Groups for specific election concerns
Task Group on:
Focused Police Operations Legal Offensives Firearms and Security Personnel Logistics/Finance Human Resource Inter Agency Coordination

WHAT HAVE WE DONE SO FAR?


Prepared and issued the Command Memorandum Circular 01-2013: Secure And Fair Elections (SAFE 2013) Revised Organized the National Committee SAFE 2013 and National Task Force Organized and deployed RSOTGs in 15 priority provinces on December 3, 2012

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WHAT HAVE WE DONE SO FAR?


Launched information operations in connection with the conduct of police operations in priority provinces Coordinated the security plan with the AFP thru the Joint Peace and Security Coordinating Center (JPSCC) Launched focused police operations against PAGs, gun-for-hire and accounting of loose firearms

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SIGNIFICANT EVENTS
LOI 18/2012 (HOPE 2013) dated May 29, 2012

Briefing with HEPBSA on June 22, 2012


Conference with SILG on Nov 12, 2012 Conference with the COMELEC on Nov 19, 2012

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SIGNIFICANT EVENTS
First RSOTG Conference on Nov 27, 2012
Commencement of RSOTG operations on Dec 3, 2012 Conference with the PNP Regional Directors on Jan 9, 2013

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ACCOMPLISHMENTS

SUB-COMMITTEE ON FOCUSED POLICE OPERATIONS


ACTIVITY Nov 2012 PRE-ELECTION 1 Dec 2012 12 Jan 2013 Feb-May 2013 ELECTION DAY 13 May 2013 POSTELECTION 12 June 2013

Organization and Deployment of STF


Campaign Against PAGs Accounting of loose Fas Accounting of Most Wanted Persons Intensification of ISO with the AFP Disaggregation of FAs data: a. Full Auto b. With PTCFOR c. Registered 1. Renewed 2. Unrenewed

SUB-COMMITTEE ON LEGAL OFFENSIVE

ACTIVITY Nov 2012

PRE-ELECTION 1 Dec 2012 13 Jan 2013 Feb-May 2013

ELECTION DAY 13 May 2013

POSTELECTION 12 June 2013

Conduct of Judicial Audit on Provincial Jail Case tracking of ERVI/Shooting Incidents

SUB-COMMITTEE ON FAs & SECURITY PERSONNEL

ACTIVITY Nov 2012

PRE-ELECTION 1 Dec 2012 12 Jan 2013 Feb-May 2013

ELECTION DAY 13 May 2013

POSTELECTION 12 June 2013

Identification of Security Personnel detailed to Politician/ Personalities Recall of all detailed Security Personnel

SUB-COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCE


ACTIVITY Nov 2012 PRE-ELECTION 1 Dec 2012 12 Jan 2013 Feb-May 2013 ELECTION DAY 13 May 2013 POSTELECTION 12 June 2013

Rotation of Commanders: a. Identification b. Issuance of Orders Movement of personnel with relatives: a. Identification b. Issuance of Orders

SUB-COMMITTEE ON INTER-AGENCY COORDINATION


ACTIVITY Nov 2012 PRE-ELECTION 1 Dec 2012 13 Jan 2013 Feb-May 2013 ELECTION DAY 13 May 2013 POSTELECTION 12 June 2013

Peace Dialogues/ Forums/ Prayer Rallies


Covenant Signing Posting of Peace Billboards/Signages

CAMPAIGN AGAINST PAGs


(1 June 2012 to Jan 10, 2013)
REGION
COR 1 2 3 4A 4B 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ARMM NCR

No. of PAG Members Neutralized


13 2 0 9 2 0 24 0 0 4 0 1 7 0 5 0 0

Nr of Firearms Surrendered/ Confiscated/ Recovered


50 4 10 22 44 0 52 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 1 0 0

TOTAL

67

197

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CAMPAIGN AGAINST LOOSE FIREARMS


(1 Jan 2012 to date)

No. of Loose Firearms Recovered/Confiscated 7,273

No. of Persons Arrested

4,165

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CAMPAIGN AGAINST CRIMINAL GANGS (3 Dec 2012 to date)

No. of Criminal Gangs Dismantled No. of Members Neutralized/Accounted No. of Firearms Confiscated No. of Motor Vehicle/Motorcycle Recovered

1 9 5 2

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CAMPAIGN AGAINST GUN-FOR-HIRE PERSONALITIES (3 Dec 2012 to date)

No. of Gun-for-Hire Personalities Neutralized/ Accounted No. of Firearms Confiscated No of Motor Vehicle/ Motorcycle Recovered

4
1

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ACCOUNTING OF MOST WANTED PERSONS


(June 2012 to December 2012)

No. of MWP Arrested

1,117 20

No. of MWP whose crimes committed have bearing on Elections

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RENEWAL OF EXPIRED FIREARM LICENSES


(as of January 9, 2013)

No. of House Visitations Conducted

25,939

No. of Licenses Renewed


No. of Firearms Deposited for Safekeeping

50,330
4,031

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POLICE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS (3 Dec 2012 to date)

Press Briefings Conducted 51 Peace Covenant

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JAIL INSPECTION (3 Dec 2012 to date)


No. of Jails Inspected

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No. of Prisoners Accounted

4,398

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RESHUFFLING OF PERSONNEL w/ RELATIVES RUNNING FOR ELECTION

PDs/CDs/COPs and other Personnel NLT 12 JAN 2013

RDs and other SENIOR COMMANDERS 8 JAN 2013

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ISSUES AND CONCERNS


Protection Agents:

There are only 2,077 accredited protection Agents (PAs) nationwide and 73 accredited Private Security Agencies

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ISSUES AND CONCERNS

Section 6 of COMELEC Resolution No.9561-A


Affected officials or individuals may continue to avail of, or engage the services of security personnel or bodyguard, provided that they shall apply for the authority to bear, carry or transport firearms or to avail of or to engage security personnel, as the case may be.

Timely Release of Election Fund


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THANK YOU AND GOOD DAY !

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