Cops as LTO agents

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief here expressed commitment to deputize po lice officers as LTO agents to help reduce the volume of traffic – related accidents and violations in the city and in the province.

LTO – Dumaguete District Chief Alberta Janine Lawas stressed she is pushing for the deputation of policemen but they must first undergo a three-day refresher course. PSupt. Jonathan Pineda, Dumaguete City Police Station chief cited that traffic – related accidents ranked the highest among other factors that contribute to the total crime volume in the city.