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PDEA strengthens operations with P90-million equipment upgrade

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To strengthen its anti-illegal drugs operations, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently acquired P90-million upgrade on gadgets, vehicles, and other equipment.

According to PDEA Director-General Aaron Aquino, among the itemsdistributed to PDEA regional offices include 100 units of body cameras worth P2.9-million, 753 tactical helmets, and 23 reloading machines worth P 25.7-million. The units were .

Aquino also said the body camera will be given to police personnel, agents, and also to journalists who are covering operations.

For monitoring activities, the agency acquired 20 drones and 165 handheld radios worth P10.3-million.

With the equipment upgrade, Aquino said the minimum number of drug operations will be raised to 60 from its previous quota of 40.

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