In the light of the extended implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine, the National Capital Region Police Office also did not hesitate to extend their “Libreng Sakay” program for the benefit of the essential workers greatly affected by the lockdown.
NCRPO Patrol cars and Trucks are continuously providing free ride within Metro Manila alongside the maximum deployment of personnel within its streets and boundaries. Workers need not to worry because the “Libreng Sakay” will continue to roll this week until the last day of the ECQ.
With an average of 495 commuters per truck in a day, the NCRPO recorded a total of 11,558 workers ferried from March 31 to April 4, 2021. The authorized persons outside residence who were ferried were also given bottled water; IEC materials face shields and facemasks for their safety.
According to records, a total of 2,743 trips were already done by the joint forces of RCADD, RMFB and five Police Districts. Social distancing, wearing of facemasks, face shields and the other health and safety protocols were strictly implemented by the assigned police officers during the said trips.
PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR guaranteed to the general public that NCRPO will help in anyway and everyway possible especially in the midst of pandemic.”Sa pagharap natin sa pagsubok na ito, sana ay mamayani ang pagtutulungan at balikatan at pagkakaisa. Tulungan nyo po kami sa aming pagpapatupad ng batas at makakaasa rin po kayo nasusuklian namin ito ng Serbisyong TAMA; TApat may tapang at MAlasakit sa bawat isa,” he said.