GUIMBAL, Iloilo – the members of the barangay tanods from the different barangays of the Municipality of Miagao convene for a two-day Skills Enhancement Training for Barangay Tanods, BPATS and Barangay Officials at Racsos Woodland Resort in Guimbal town.

“I am always willing to support you in this endeavor. I am also counting on you as front liners in the maintenance of peace and order and security in your barangays,” said Mayor Macario Napulan, MD in his speech during the Training.

The two-day Training on August 22 and 23, 2019 was attended by the barangay tanods of barangays Lanutan, Maninila, Oyungan, Paro-on, Banbanan, Palaca, Saring, Bolho, Maduyo, Banuyao, Cubay Ubos, Sapa and Ticdalan. It was spearheaded by the Liga ng mga Barangay, Department of Interior and Local Government and Municipal Local Government Unit of Miagao.  Among the topics discussed during the training are: Barangay Tanod Organization and Functionality; Duties, Responsibilities and Conduct of Barangay Peacekeeping Action Teams; Basic Intelligence Investigation, Traffic Directions and Crowd Control, Disarming Technique, Arresting Technique, Community Assistance and Response, Basic Self Defense and First Aid and Basic Life Support.

“At the end of the Training, I am more confident that the Tanods will be capacitated and equipped with skills and knowledge necessary in the performance of their duties,” said Mayor Napulan. (ABMande)