EXPECT officers and men of the National Capital Region Police Office patrolling your neighborhood to shave their heads and prove that being bald is beautiful.
This after NCRPO director, Major General Debold M. Sinas launched their ‘COVID-19 Haircut Challenge’ or the Anti-COVID Look which challenges officers and men of the metropolitan police force to sport the bald look.
“The baldness is to show that cleanliness in our body is one of the most effective way in combatting COVID-19,” said a key aide of Sinas, Lieutenant Colonel Orlando Carag.
Sinas, a member of Philippine Military Academy’ Hinirang’ Class of 1987 has the distinction of being the first Police Regional Director in the country to lead his men in shaving their heads.
When he was still the Police Regional Office 7 director in Central Visayas, the official led his men in sporting the clean-shaven look prior to the May 2019 national and local elections . He made the move as part of the local police’s move to ensure an honest and orderly polls in Central Visayas.
When he shaved his head, officers and men of the entire Central Visayas police force followed suit as a sign of solidarity.
Central Visayas policemen including some female officers also shaved their heads to show sympathy for the 44 Special Action Force commandos who were killed in the January 25, 2015 infamous operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao to neutralize Southeast Asia’s most wanted terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan.
With Sinas now sporting the bald look, officers and men of the different Metro Manila police stations and districts are expected to do the same as they continue to serve as ‘front-liners’ in the battle against COVID-19, manning all Quarantine Control Points in the metropolis round-the-clock.
Officials said that although it is really hard to give up one’s hair, they expect their men to volunteer to have their heads shave to show their support to the NCRPO leadership.