Carcar police prepare for fiesta, Christmas celebration, hold Simex

POLICE in Carcar City, Cebu conducted a simulation exercise (Simex) on robbery incidents on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, as they prepare for the city’s upcoming fiesta and Christmas celebration.

Lt. Col. Ardioleto Cabagnot, chief of the Carcar City Police Station, led his men in the Simex conducted from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in a gasoline station in Sitio Dapdap, Barangay Poblacion 3.

They were joined by personnel of the Scene of the Crime Operatives, Explosives and Ordnance Disposal/K-9, Carcar City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and members of the Community Policing Advisory Team multiplier.

The scenario set on Friday involved a robbery incident perpetrated by four robbers. Based on their simulation, one of the robbers was “killed” during an exchange of gunfire between police and the suspects, while another was wounded. The other two robbers were able to run away but were cornered and arrested in a hot-pursuit operation.

Cabagnot said the Simex showed how aggressive the policemen of Carcar City are in responding to crime incidents.

He said it showed how fast and ready the cops are in responding to any alarm.

He asked for patience from the public for the traffic that the activity caused. (GPL / LMY)