Police force to receive budget boost

Mar. 10, 2015

The Philippine National Police (PNP) received P 2.83 billion for the improvement of infrastructure, facilities, and equipment.

According to the Department of Budget and Management, the budget is charged against the P22.47-billion Supplemental Appropriations for FY 2014.

The fund would cover appropriations for mobility, firearms, communication, investigation, ISO equipment, and infrastructure facilities of the PNP. Of the P2.8 billion, almost half will be for the procurement of 218,790 firearms worth P1.04 billion. Meanwhile, the purchase of 945 motor vehicles would amount to P944.5 million.

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