7 months 149 new agents to boosts PDEA’s war on drugs MB
By Chito Chavez The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is beefing up its forces with the addition of 149 more agents who just completed their six-month training. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) (MARK BALMORES / MANILA BULLETIN) The 149 new agents were conferred their PDEA badges on Wednesday at the 13th PDEA Academy Commencement Exercises for the Drug Enforcement Officers’ Basic Course (DEOBC) held in Tagaytay City. PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino said the new agents will be deployed to monitor the country’s high-risk airports, 13 key seaports, and 1,200 private seaports nationwide apart from reinforcing PDEA Regional Offices, Provincial Offices, ... more