Polish firms offer help to upgrade PNP law enforcement capabilities
MANILA — Polish companies are offering to help upgrade the law enforcement and crime-solving capabilities of the Philippine National Police (PNP).
Philippine Ambassador to Poland Patricia Ann Paez said several Polish companies producing equipment and technology for law enforcement and national security services have expressed interest in supplying them to the PNP.
The offers were relayed to Paez during the three-day EuroPolTech 2017 trade show at the AmberExpo Exhibition and Convention Center in Gdansk in April.
Paez said that during the event, she met with manufacturers of firearms, military equipment, and vehicles, Cenzin Sp z.o.o, Fabryka Broni Licznik Radom Sp. z.o.o, PSO Maskpol SA, PCO Spolka Akcyna, Leonardo Helicopters (PZL-Swidnik), and Multitech Surveillance and Counter-surveillance Systems.
The international fair of technology and equipment for the police and national security services, held from April 26 to 28, is considered Poland’s most important trade event dedicated to law enforcement and special services.
Polish police deputy commander-in-chief and senior commissioner Helena Michalak said that EuroPolTech “brings in one place many specialists and experts and provides them with a venue to network, exchange experiences and knowledge, and for producers to know the needs of the police and security forces.”
Featured in the three-day activity were the latest in equipment and gear used in operations, forensics, communications, information and communications technology or ICT, personal protection, rescue, border control, traffic control, as well as equipment and weapons for the Special Operations Component Command, the Military Gendarmerie and counter-terrorist units.
It also featured technological solutions which increase the efficiency of combating crime and enhancing the personal safety of security officers.
EuroPolTech 2017 was organized by the MTG SA Gdansk International Fair Co. in partnership with the General Headquarters of the Polish Police, the services of Poland’s Ministry of the Interior, national security services, Special Operations & Military Gendarmerie. SFM
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