600 cops to be deployed for Sinulog sa Carmen

AT LEAST 600 policemen will be deployed during the Sinulog festival in Carmen town, northern Cebu on Sunday, January 22, 2023.

Lieutenant Colonel Mark Gifter Sucalit, deputy director for operations of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), said the augmentation force will be taken from the 50 police stations in the province and the Provincial Mobile Force Company.

The tanods from the different barangays in the municipality will also help the police in maintaining order during the Sinulog sa Carmen.

Sucalit is expecting many local and foreign tourists to witness the event, which will be participated by nine out-of-town contingents headed by the Cebu Provincial Government.

The nine contingents backed out from the Sinulog Grand Parade in Cebu City on January 15. (AYB, TPT)