The National Capital Region Police Office Chief, PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS spearheaded the conduct of NCRPO Clash of the Ranks Shootfest from September 19-20 and 26-27, 2020 at NCRPO Firing Range, Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City.
The shootfest is geared to simultaneously conduct PNP Standard Handgun Marksmanship Training among NCRPO personnel in line with the 9-point agenda of the current Chief PNP, PGEN CAMILO PANCRATIUS P CASCOLAN embodied in the PNP Sustainable Development Plan.
This training aims to develop, boost and sustain the level of confidence and proficiency of police officers in the use of their issued short firearms.
The event was participated by personnel from the Regional Headquarters, Regional Mobile Force, Regional Support Units and all police districts of NCRPO.
At the end of the shootfest, participants are expected to receive badges representing their shooting capabilities such as Marksman, Sharp Shooter and Expert. Moreover, awards such as best shooter per rank, best team per rank, worst shooter per rank, worst team per rank and perpetual trophy for best unit will also be given to deserving participants.
From September 19-20, 2020, 237 participants already received their classification badges wherein 43 were marksman, 20 were sharp shooters and 4 were experts shooters.
During the 2nd part of the shootfest held on September 26 to 27, 2020, a total of 513 personnel participated wherein 122 were classified as Marksmen, 34 were tagged as sharp shooters, 7 were identified as experts and 1 was found to be master in handling short firearms. The rest of the other participants failed to classify in any of the aforementioned category.
“I am elated that all NCRPO personnel are participating in this endeavor to ensure that we are proficient in the use of our issued weapons. As law enforcers, we should always be prepared for the dynamic and life-threatening situations we may face everyday in the streets,” said PMGEN SINAS.