Benguet Police enhance shooting, gun handling skills in invitation shoot fest

By: 
Joseph B. Zambrano / PIA
Posted: 06-May-2011 / 4 years 8 weeks ago

 

 LA TRINIDAD, Benguet , May 3 (PIA) - -  It was a  good   experience for the police in  enhancing  their skills in shooting and gun handling at the same time learning from the experienced shooters of Philippine Practical Shooting Association (PPSA),  said  Senior Superintendent Benjamin Lusad of the recently concluded  1st Benguet Provincial  Police Office (PPO)  Invitational  Shoot.  

The shooting event   at the Prime Hills Shooting Range in  Tuba, Benguet , drew    163 shooters from the PPSA  and 109 police personnel from Benguet.

Sanctioned by the PPSA in a  level II  competition in seven stages with 150 rounds minimum and   hosted by the Metro BaguioPractical Shooting Association (MBPSA).

According to Lusad,  Benguet PPO director,   this  event  which was participated by all the 13 municipal police stations in the province, is  one way of  training  the  police  officers to be accurate in their shooting skills and  gun handling.

 The champion in the Philippine National Police (PNP) match standard division was Police Inspector Ronald Vizcara; P/Ins.  William Willie  in the production division  while the lady production champion was Police Officer 1 Eva Omaybas.

 Team Kibungan Municipal Station Police was the overall champion in PNP group category.

 In the PPSA aggregates, the champion in the open division was  Amiel Soriano. Standard champion  was  shooter Wilbur Fernando while the production division champion  was  Richard Barrozo. The modified winner went  to  Emerson Jardiel and revolver champ was  Allan Campos.  

Lusad said they will continue exploring this public-private partnership in  honing the skills of the police in  their shooting and gun handling to aid  them in the  efficient dispatch of their  duties in  maintaining peace and  security in the communities.  (JDP/JBZ- PIA CAR)

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