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PSPG MONTHLY ACCOMPLISHMENT REPORT

(October 2019)

 

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

The Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG) has been distinguished from other support units of the PNP due to its distinct administrative and operational functions. The PSPG’s mandate is to provide protective security services to national government officials, foreign dignitaries, delegates and/or participants during special events, private individuals authorized to be given protection, and vital government installations on a 24/7 basis with the goal of preventing, reducing, and managing the threats/risks against them.

 

            The PSPG under the sterling leadership of PBGEN MARCELO C MORALES continuously performs its indispensable role as one of the National Operational Support Units of the PNP with strong commitment to service and utmost dedication to duty standing to its core values of Katapangan, Katungkulan at Katapatan

 

                        In line with the PSPG’s mandate of providing protective security, personnel from this Group had been deployed to various personalities and vital government installations to ensure public safety and security on a 24/7 basis. To help carry out its multifarious tasks, PSPG has four (4) Operating Divisions, namely: a) Presidential Protection Division, b) Protection and Escort Division, c) Vital Installation Protection Division and d) Diplomatic Protection Division and 16 Regional Police Security and Protection Units each of which performs distinct function geared towards the accomplishment of the unit’s mission.

 

1. PRESIDENTIAL PROTECTION DIVISION (PPD)

           

The Presidential Protection Division (PPD) works side by side with the Presidential Security Group in providing protective security to the President of the Republic of the Philippines, the First Family, appointed government officials, visiting Heads of State, and other foreign dignitaries.

 

            This Division provides human resources to PSG detailed as Security Task Action Group (STAG) Commander, Security Officer, Route Security Officer, Convoy Commander, Reaction Force Commander, PNP Representative to STAG, Intelligence Officer, Close-in Security, Quick Reaction Team, Area Security, Marked Police Vehicle Driver and Crew, Motorcycle Escort, Route Security Personnel, PSG Operations Center personnel, Action Officer, NCO Aide, and security personnel in Landing Zones.

 

2. VITAL INSTALLATION PROTECTION DIVISION (VIPD)

 

            This Division provides security to vital government installations such as the House of Representatives, House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal, Senate of the Philippines, Senate Mansion in Baguio City, Commission on Appointment, Commission on Elections and Hubs, Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. VIPD has four (4) operating line units.

 

A. THE SUPREME COURT AND COURT OF APPEALS SECURITY maintains its police security operation from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday within the perimeter of the facility and installation where the Chief Justice, Associate Justices, Employees hold office.

 

 

B. COMELEC SECURITY UNIT (CSU) performs its mandated task by rendering 24/7 perimeter security within the vicinity of the Commission on Elections, COMELEC hubs in Cabuyao, Laguna, Sta Rosa, Laguna, National Printing Office (NPO), and Philpost, Port Area in Manila as well as providing security protection to the COMELEC Chairman, Commissioners, Directors, employees, guests and visitors and properties stored therein.

 

            The CSU, underakes proactive measures and reactive security in the COMELEC occupied buildings/hubs, in support to the COMELEC Organic Security Force (COSF).  The CSU also secures the entry/exit and perimeter of COMELEC occupied buildings, and COMELEC-leased warehouses and other hubs to be leased as determined by the Commission. The Unit also provides security escort during transportation of election materials/supplies, contested ballots as well as area security during its recount/review upon orders of the Commission.

 

C. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SECURITY UNIT (HORSU) coordinates with the Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms (OSAA) and friendly forces: Quezon City Police District Station 6, HREP Bureau of Fire Protection Detachment, Vigilant Security and Investigative Agency, and Legislative Security Bureau (LSB) in the area to maintain partnership and collaboration with the stakeholders and the civilian populace in relation to its mandated task to secure the House of Representatives.

 

 

HORSU provides physical security to the House of Representatives (perimeter security to Batasan Complex such as the main gate, north gate, speaker’s gate and speaker’s rear lobby entrance) located at the Batasan Hills, Quezon City by deploying police personnel on a 24/7 basis as sentinel and perimeter security.

 

D. THE SENATE SECURITY UNIT (SSU) coordinates with the Senate Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms (OSAA) and friendly forces: Pasay City Police Station PCP 1, Alexis Security Guards, Senate Bureau of Fire and Protection Unit, GSIS Security, and BSDO of Barangay 76 Zone 10, Pasay City in order to ensure the security of the premises of the Senate of the Philippines.

 

 

3. PROTECTION AND ESCORT DIVISION (PED)

 

           The Protection and Escort Division provides protective security to government officials and private individuals authorized to be given protection. Personnel of this Division are also deployed as Security Officers and Close-in Security personnel during security coverage for special events and major international events.

 

 

4. DIPLOMATIC PROTECTION DIVISION (DPD)

 

The Diplomatic Protection Division (DPD) provides protective security to the members of the diplomatic corps and visiting foreign dignitaries; performs mobile security patrol along the perimeter of various embassies, consulates and residences; liaises with security focal persons of different foreign embassies and the Department of Foreign Affairs; and performs other tasks as directed by higher authorities.

 

The PSPG has 16 Regional Police Security and Protection Units (RPSPUs) established in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4A, 4B 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, ARMM and COR based on General Order Number DPL-15-03 (Restructuring of the Police Security and Protection Group), which was approved pursuant to NAPOLCOM Resolution No. 2016-624 dated October 6, 2016 to address the protection and escort requirements of government officials, visiting dignitaries, and private individuals authorized to be given protection as well as the protection of vital government installations in the country. At present, all 16 RPSPUs have been activated and operationalized  to effectively carry out the mandate of this Group in the regional level particularly in the field of protective security operations.Relatedly, this Group has previously activated the NCR RPSPU to take charge of the protection and escort requirements in the National Capital Region.

 

As of November 2019, PSPG has a total personnel strength of 2,380: 247 of which are PCOs with the rank of PLT to PBGEN, 2,121 of which are PNCOs with the rank of Pat to PEMS and the remaining 12 are NUP.

 

In terms of administrative accomplishments, this Group has awarded 63 Medalya ng Kasanayan and 417 Medalya ng Papuri, in recognition of their exemplary performance displayed in various capacities in the fields of administration and operations.

 

As part of the continuing capacity building efforts of this Group, it had conducted two (2) class of Vital Installation Security Course.

 

In terms of capability build-up,  this Group prioritized the issuance of move, shoot and communicate equipment, as well as protective gears to the RPSPUs in line with the thrust of the current leadership to make all RPSPUs fully operational and functional.

 

For its operational accomplishments, it is worthy to mention that for the period under review, this Group was able to successfully conduct a total of seventy-seven (77) protective security coverage broken down as follows:

 

1.  The President of the Republic of the Philippines;

2.  Vice President of the Philippines;

3.  Two (2) Key Governmenrt Officials;

4.  Four (4) Senators;

5.  Twenty-three (23) Representatives;

6.  Four (4) Cabinet Secretaries;

7.  Seven (7) Cabinet-Level Secretaries;

8.  One (1) Judiciary;

9.  Two (2) Local Chief Executive;

10. Seven (7) other Governments Officials;

11. Twelve (12) Retired AFP/PNP Star Rank Officers;

12. Four (4) Former Government Official;

13. Five (5) other persons under threat;

14. Three (3) former President;and

15. One (1) Next of kin of Former President.

 

Moreover, this Group greatly contributed in the conduct of successful security operations initiated by its operating division/units; PPD: 30 protective security operations for PRRD during Metro Manila, Provincial and Foreign Engagements; DPD: ten (10) protective security operations to visiting foreign dignitaries; and VIPD: 5 security assistance to vital government installations during the staged rallies.

 

            For the period, this Group also provided security coverage to five (5) Special Event:

 

            1.  5th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Sports;

            2.  Global Conference of Heads of Post;

            3.  29th Trade Mission to the Philippines;

            4.  3rd Chef de Mission for the SEA Games; and

            5.  Visit of H.E. Vice Premier Hu Chunhua, People's Republic of China (PROC).

 

            This Group has efficiently maintained and managed its logistical resources consisting of 5,490 liter of Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant and maintained 152 vehicles, 2,321 firearms, five (5) base radios, 263 handheld radios, two (2) mobile radio, two (2) Face ID Recognition, and one Desktop for ID Recognition. The resources of this Group have been utilized efficiently to achieve maximum effectiveness in support to the administrative and operational requirements of the unit.

 

In general, PSPG has successfully accomplished its mission of providing protective security services to national government officials, foreign dignitaries, delegates and/or participants during special events, private individuals authorized to be given protection, and vital government installations.

 

The Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG) will continuously endeavor to enhance its capability in order to provide excellent protective security services to its clientele and ensure “zero incident” and “zero casualty” in the conduct of protective security operations.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MARCELO C MORALES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Police Brigadier General

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        AD, PSPG

 

                                                                  

 

DPD Accomplishment Report for the Month of October

(CY 2019)

 

            The Diplomatic Protection Division (DPD) provides protective security to the members of the diplomatic corps and visiting foreign dignitaries; performs mobile security patrol along the perimeter of various embassies, consulates and residences; liaises with security focal persons of different foreign embassies and the Department of Foreign Affairs; and performs other tasks as maybe directed by higher authorities.

           

            Based on the DPL approved organizational structure, DPD has two operating sections: The Operation Management Section and the Diplomatic Security Section. It has a total strength of 157 personnel broken down as follows: seventeen (17) office personnel, 46 Ambassador/Consul Close-in Security, 33 Ambassador’s Residence Security, 48 Embassy/ Consulate Security, three (3) duty standby/reaction team, seven (7) mobile/ motorcycle escorts and one (1) ineffective personnel.

 

 

II. Process Excellence

A.   Improve Crime Prevention

1. Operations

a.    Protective Security Operations

 

NR

ACTIVITIES

INCLUSIVE DATES

NO.  OF PERS

1

Security Assistance for the Visit of British Embassy Staff in Cotabato City

October 2-3, 2019

4

2

Security Assistance for the Visit of New Zealand Embassy Officials in Davao City

October 6-11, 2019

1

3

Security Assistance for the Visit of U.S. DCM in Coron, Palawan

October 10-12, 2019

2

4

Extension of Security Assistance for the Visit of Mr. Chi Yung Li, Chairman, Golden Topper Group of Company and Delegation in the Philippines.

October 11-18, 2019

4

5

Security Assistance of the Australian Embassy Officials in Cotabato City

October 14-18, 2019

1

6

Security Assistance for the Visit of US DCM in Tacloban, Leyte

October 20, 2019

2

7

Security Assistance for the Visit of Australian Embassy Staff in Davao City, Samal Island and Tagum City, Davao Del Norte

October 20-23, 2019

2

8

Security Assistance for the Visit of New Zealand Ambassador and Embassy Officials in Zamboanga City

October 21, 2019

5

9

Security Assistance for the Visit of Ambassador of Norway to the Philippines in Zamboanga City.

October 21, 2019

5

10

Security Assistance for the Visit of European Union Delegation Embassy Officials in Cagayan De Oro City and Misamis Oriental.

October 27-29, 2019

3

 

b.    Security to Vital Installations

 

NR

ACTIVITIES

INCLUSIVE DATES

NO.  OF PERS

-

-Negative-

-

-

 

c.    Security Coverage during National/Special Events

 

NR

ACTIVITIES

INCLUSIVE DATES

NO.  OF PERS

1

Security Assistance for the Israel Embassy during the Jewish High Halidays (Jewish new Year 29 September-1 October 2019; Day of Atonement October 8-9, 2019; Sukkot October 13-20, 2019).

October 1-20, 2019

4

 

d.    Other operational accomplishment

 

NR

ACTIVITIES

INCLUSIVE DATES

1

Farewell Gathering of H.E. Win Naing, Myanmar Ambassador to the Philippines attended by PMAJ MAGILAS S SALVACION, Asst. Chief, DPD at Amethyst Room, 2nd Floor, Diamond Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Corner Dr. J. Quintos St.

October 1, 2019

2

Mr. Herbert Hatzl, Security Manager, Embassy of Germany-Manila paid a courtesy call to PLTCOL ALLAN O RAMOS, AC,DPD at PSPG Headquarters, Camp BGen Rafael T Crame, Quezon City.

October 2, 2019

3

Mr. Andrey Varblane, First Secretary, Embassy of the Russian Federation-Manila paid a courtesy call to PLTCOL ALLAN O RAMOS, AC,DPD at PSPG Headquarters, Camp BGen Rafael T Crame, Quezon City.

October 10, 2019

4

Courtesy Call of PLTCOL ALLAN O RAMOS, AC,DPD and PCPT MARISSA L ABLANG, Chief, Operations Section, DPD to H.E. Musaed Saleh Althwaikh, Ambassador, Embassy of the State of Kuwait-Manila at 8th Floor, PhilPlans Corporate Center, Kalayaan Avenue corner Triangle Drive, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.

October 16, 2019

5

Courtesy Call of PLTCOL ALLAN O RAMOS, AC,DPD and staff to Mr. Hyunseong Shin, Third Secretary and Vice Consul, Embassy of the Republic of South Korea-Manila at 122 Upper McKinley Town Center, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

October 23, 2019

6

Social Gatherings of Embassy Security Managers of Germany attended by PLTCOL ALLAN O RAMOS, AC,DPD at Howzat Sports Bar along Kalayaan Avenue, Poblacion, Makati City.

October 24, 2019

7

Courtesy Call of PLTCOL ALLAN O RAMOS, AC,DPD and staff to John Francis S. Herrera, Director, Office of the Protocol, Department of Foreign Affairs.

October 29, 2019

8

Courtesy Call of PLTCOL ALLAN O RAMOS, AC,DPD and staff to H.E. Asad Alam Siam, Ambassador, Embassy of Bangladesh-Manila at 2nd Floor, HERCO Center, 114 Benavidez St., Legaspi Village, Makati City.

October 29, 2019

 

            For the period covered DPD provided protective security coverage to the following in-country foreign dignitaries:

 

DESIGNATION

NUMBER OF PROTECTEE

NUMBER OF PSP

MC

Ambassador

9

36

2

Consul

4

5

 

ADB President

1

4

 

DFA Secretary

1

 

2

TOTAL

15

45

4

 

            The following table shows the deployment of DPD personnel on the different vital installations of foreign interest:

 

INSTALLATION

DEPLOYED PERSONNEL

Embassies (Austria, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Egypt, France, Iraq, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam)

46

Ambassador’s Residences (Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia)

33

Consulate (Syria)

2

TOTAL

81

 

PMAJ MAGILAS S SALVACION, Asst. Chief, DPD during the Farewell Gathering of H.E. Win Naing, Myanmar Ambassador to the Philippines at Amethyst Room, 2nd Floor, Diamond Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Corner Dr. J. Quintos Street, Manila on October 1, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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