MANILA –The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has launched a public assistance unit (PAU), under the Inspection, Monitoring and Investigation Service (IMIS), to respond to calls for emergencies or to report members of the Philippine National Police (PNP.
According to the commission, the unit will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It was launched last February 3.
“The Pau was created to monitor and investigate police anomalies/ irregularities in line with the commission’s thrust to attend more promptly and act expeditiously on all complaints emanating from all multi-media platforms” NAPOLCOM Vice Chairman and Executive Officer Rogelio Casurao said.
Casurao explained that reports will be investigated within 24 hours .
“The commission is at the forefront of its campaign in professionalizing the PNP. If the police become more aware that the NAPOLCOM is discharging its constitutional and statutory mandates, disciplined members within the ranks will increase eventually, time will come that within themselves, self-discipline will prevail, serving the community better in the pursuit of justice, peace and security” he added.