IMUS CITY, Cavite — More than 2,000 police personnel were deployed to provide security to different schools in the province as students return to school today after a two-month vacation.
Cavite Police Provincial Director Col. Christopher Olazo said that in coordination with the Department of Education, more than 2,000 policemen were deployed to schools in the eight cities and 15 municipalities in the province to provide security for the students
“The time they enter the school and return home, students, as well as their parents, will feel the presence of our police,” Olazo said.
He said the Cavite police, together with barangay and force multipliers in the entire province, are ready to secure the learners.
Meanwhile, General Trias Mayor Luis “Jon Jon” Ferrer IV, said the city is ready for the smooth school opening, with the help of the barangays.
He said they will provide 90,000 sets of school supplies for this school year, which they have been doing annually since he assumed office in 2004.
Noveleta Mayor Dino Chua, Cavite City Mayor Denver Chua, Imus City Mayor Alex Advincula, Silang Mayor Kevin Anarna and Tagaytay City Mayor Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino also expressed their preparation to provide school supplies for students in public schools to help parents reduce their children’s back-to -school expenses.
There are a total of 364 public schools in the province consisting of 262 elementary schools, 63 junior high schools, and 39 senior high schools or an estimated 400,000 students who will return to their classrooms for school year 2023-2024.