The Implementation of Oplan Tokhang in Iriga City

Authors : Mariju Libreja Gonowon

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 5 - May

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This Anti-Drug Campaign is a current domestic government propaganda campaign in the world with the goal of influencing the attitude of the public toward drug abuse and of preventing drug abuse among people all over the world. It is part of a global effort to prevent drug abuse among people all over the world. A person's safety and healthy living must be prioritized above the use of illicit substances, so that in the near future, the likelihood of committing suicide or other crimes would be reduced to a minuscule percentage. Illegal narcotics may also cause a significant devastation of the mind, as well as despair and tension, if used excessively. This study assessed the adherence of the Iriga City Police Station Personnel on the implementation of Philippine National Police Memorandum Circular number 16 series of 2016 or “OplanTokhang” towards a drug-cleared community. Specifically, it aims to attain the following objectives: Identify the level of implementation of OplanTokhang in Iriga City.The researcher utilized the Quantitative method of research in the conduct of the study. The respondents were identified in theselected Barangays of Iriga City and member in charge in the Philippine National Police . The instrument used in this study was a set of constructed questionnaires. Findings revealedbased on the result of the study the clearing of all barangays on the said city was moderately attained and the same on the implementation of the second phase of the said memorandum circular. This would imply that without the proper assistance of each agency that is supposed to be religious in its role, the whole approach or process will be affected. Frontline of the government that has a direct link to the community . It serves as the eye and ears of the interagency and whole of nation approach and without seriousness on the implementation of the guidelines set by the reference mentioned above it will create a domino effect on the system.

Keywords : Anti-Drug Campaign, War on Drugs, Oplantokhang, Iriga City


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