Tubod, Lanao del Norte – Governor Khalid Dimaporo led the inauguration rites and blessing of the recently constructed Crime Laboratory of PNP-Provincial Headquarters at Camp Gallego on April 8, 2015.
The crime laboratry is expected to provide scientific investigation services and other technical support to the Lanao del Norte – Provincial Police Office (PPO) and other government and non-government investigative agencies through fieldwork, scene of the crime operation (SOCO), forensic laboratory services, criminalistics training and research.
“We are very thankful to Governor Khalid Dimaporo for his solid support to the Provincial PNP, Governor Dimaporo really moved heaven and earth to finally realize this vital facility”, expressed PNP Provincial Director Madid Paitao.
With the operation of the Provincial Crime Laboratory Office (PCLO), the Lanao del Norte PPO is now capable of providing scientific and technical support including the examination of illegal drugs, firearms identification, macro-etching examination, fingerprint comparison, explosives and substance examination, medico-legal and document examination, and scene of the crime operations.
The blessing ceremony was officiated by Rev. Father Rodolfo Gallenzoga of San Isidro Parish in Tubod town.
Also present during the inauguration rites were PNP Regional Director PCSupt. Agrimero Cruz, Jr., Crime Laboratory Director PCSupt. Theresa Ann Cid, Tubod Mayor Nelieta Noval and Malaysian representatives from the International Monitoring Team (IMT). VNL-PIO-LDN