Cops turned "scubasureros" for multi day and helped gather 250 kilos of waste at the seashore, on and under the seawaters of Santander, Cebu's southernmost town which is 134.14 km from Cebu City.
This happened last Saturday (Dec. 8) when 10 cops from the Santander Police Station changed their police regalia with wet suits and plunging apparatus to complete a waterfront cleanup in the town called the Oplan Kalikasan: Coastal Cleanup otherwise called "Scubasurero."
Senior Insp. Margienette Yosores, Santander Police Station boss, said in a meeting with Cebu Daily News on Sunday (Dec. 9) that the police jumpers joined in excess of a hundred volunteers and five plunge aces from private retreats in the town for the "Scubasurero" crusade.
She said that the vast majority of the trash they gathered were tires, plastic squanders, and jugs.
"Daghan kaayo tang mga nakuha nga plastic ilabi na kining sachet sa cleanser, kape, plastic packs, botelya sa mga brew, mixed refreshments. Naa pud mga ligid nga gipangtuboan annoy mga sisi gani," said Yosores.
(We gathered such a large number of plastic squanders like sachets of cleanser, espresso, plastic sacks, containers of lager, and other mixed refreshments. We were additionally ready to gather tires which as of now have little shellfish appended to them.)
Yosores said this was the second beach front cleanup they did for the current year — the principal being last May.
The cops, who joined the "Scubasurero" drive on Saturday had experienced free scuba preparing and classes from master jumpers from the town's retreats.
"Atong mga tawo atong gipa-class g'yud pag Friday in readiness sa atong cleanup drive kay ganahan pud ta nga sa tunga-tunga sa dagat makalimpyo pud ta dili lang kay sa seashore," said Yosores.
(Our work force had experienced scuba classes and trainings each Friday in the previous months to set them up for this cleanup drive since we additionally would need to clean the seashore as well as in the more profound part or center piece of the ocean.)
Yosores, who is an authorized scuba jumper, said that the ocean had dependably been near her heart and that she would need the waterfront cleanup to wind up a normal movement of the police headquarters