Central Highlands mobile police to guard HCMC gateways

By Quynh Tran, Dinh Van   August 22, 2021 | 09:17 pm GMT+7
310 mobile police from three Central Highlands battalions arrived in HCMC Sunday evening to help man 12 gateways.
310 soldiers from three battalions in Dak Lak, Gia Lai, Lam Dong (under the Central Highlands Mobile Police Regiment) arrived in Thu Duc city on the evening of August 21, and were transported by car to 12 checkpoints bordering Ho Chi Minh City. with the provinces: Long An, Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Tay Ninh to do the task.Each post has 24 mobile police officers divided into three shifts on duty 24/24h with the Traffic Police and the army to ensure order and prevent epidemics. A team leader of the HCM City Traffic Police Department is the chief.

The police officers from the Central Highlands Mobile Police Regiment battalions in Dak Lak, Gia Lai and Lam Dong provinces have been taken to 12 checkpoints that border the provinces of Long An, Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Tay Ninh.
Each post will have 24 officers who will be divided to work three shifts so that they are on duty 24 hours a day alongside traffic police and army personnel to ensure order and help enforce pandemic containment and prevention measures. Each station will have one team leader from the HCMC Traffic Police Department.

Soldiers wear droplet masks to prevent epidemics during the process of continuing on duty on the road.Before going on duty, the soldiers were given a quick test and injected with a Covid-19 vaccine.

Before starting their duty, the police officers were given rapid quick Covid-19 tests and inoculated with one jab of Covid-19 vaccine.

In addition, each person carries a medical bag containing medicine: stomach pain, diarrhea, fever, headache, first aid bandages, raincoat, protective gear to ensure work.

Each officer carries a bag containing medicines for stomach pain, diarrhea, fever, headache, first aid bandages, a raincoat and personal protective gear.

Vehicles carry groups of 24 soldiers to checkpoints to do their duty.

Each truck in the convoy carried 24 officers.

The convoy moved to the checkpoints at the gate of Ho Chi Minh City.

The convoys head towards HCMC's 12 main gateways.

Traffic police at Vinh Binh bridge, bordering Binh Duong province, instruct mobile soldiers on how to check valid travel documents, declare movement and behavior when on duty.

Traffic police at Vinh Binh Bridge bordering Binh Duong Province instruct the mobile officers on how to check valid travel documents and passengers' travel history.

Mobile police wear protective gear, medical gloves to ensure epidemic prevention and check the documents of motorcyclists.

A mobile police wearing protective gear and medical gloves checks travel documents of a motorcyclist.

After more than an hour of work, Private First Class Hoang Gia Thuan was sweating for the first time when he put on medical protective gear for the first time. Initially there were some difficulties due to not being used to the new job, but I will try my best to help Ho Chi Minh City fight the epidemic, said soldier Thuan.

"There were some difficulties since I haven't got used to the new assignment yet, but I will try my best to help Ho Chi Minh City fight the epidemic," said Private First Class Hoang Gia Thuan.

Each checkpoint at the gateway of Ho Chi Minh City will have a total of 60 people including mobile police, traffic police, army, militia and self-defense forces divided into three control shifts 24/24h.From 0:00 on August 23, Ho Chi Minh City strengthened measures against Covid-19 with the requirement that whoever stays where he is, the house is isolated from the house, the residential group and the residential group... In addition to the police, in the afternoon Currently, Military Region 7 has sent nearly 2,000 officers and soldiers of Division 5 to help Ho Chi Minh City - the countrys largest epidemic area to prevent and control the epidemic.

Each checkpoint will be manned by a total of 60 people including the mobile police officers, traffic cops, soldiers, militia and self-defense forces.
The law enforcement presence at the checkpoints is being strengthened because starting Monday, August 23, the city will tighten its coronavirus restrictions, strictly requiring people to "stay where they are," isolating homes from homes, streets from streets and wards from wards.
In addition to the police, the 7th Military Region has sent nearly 2,000 officers and soldiers of Division 5 to help HCMC in its Covid-19 fight. As of Sunday, the city had recorded 175,994 cases and 6,538 deaths in the fourth wave that hit the country late April.

 
 
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