Philippine National Police Chief Police General Rodolfo S Azurin Jr. inaugurated the first prototype building of the Tabuk City Police Station in Barangay Laya West, Tabuk City, Kalinga, on Tuesday morning, April 18.
The state-of-the-art police station, is considered to be world-class and cost P83-million pesos.
The budget for the police station was provided by the Public Safety Savings and Loans Association Inc. (PSSLAI), while the 2,000-square meter lot where it stands was donated by the city government.
The occasion was also marked by the signing of the Deed of Donation with Acceptance between the Philippine National Police and PSSLAI and the turnover of the complete sets of plan and the symbolic key after the inauguration and blessing of the said police station.
The Tabuk PS is a modern four-story building that has been designed to meet the highest standards of security and functionality. It will provide a safer and more secure environment for the police officers who work there, as well as for the local community.
The inauguration was witnessed by a number of prominent officials, including PSSLAI Chairman Atty. Lucas Managuelod, Congressman Allen Jessie Mangaoang, Gov. James Edduba, Mayor Darwin Estrañero, PRO-Cordillera Director Police Brig. Gen. David Peredo Jr., and officials of the City of Tabuk and Kalinga.
“This new police station shows our sincere commitment to providing the highest level of security and protection to our communities,” said CPNP Azurin.
“With its state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, this police station will enable our officers to carry out their duties more effectively and efficiently, while also providing a safer environment for the local community”, he added
The new police station is expected to serve as a model for other police stations across the country, as the Philippine National Police continues to modernize and improve its facilities and equipment to better serve the needs of the Filipino people.