THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) has been named Best City Police and Best Mobile Force for 2017, and will be receiving the award during the 17th Police Service Anniversary Celebration slated at the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Quezon City on Aug. 8. Police Senior Insp. Ma. Teresita Gaspan, DCPO spokesperson, said the city also has 10 other unit awardees. DCPO Chief Sr. Supt. Alexander C. Tagum credited the award to the strong partnership with the city government and the various activities of the police force, including maintaining high police visibility and 24/7 intensified checkpoint operations. “But the struggle to achieve peace and order still continues,” Mr. Tagum said. — Carmencita A. Carillo