CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Joint Tactical Inspection (JTI) is an annual event conducted by the Customer Relations Service (CRS) department of all SM Supermalls in Central Luzon namely SM Pampanga, SM Clark, SM Olongapo, and SM San Fernando Downtown.
Spearheaded by the senior vice president for Engineering Design Department (EDD) and Security Affairs Engineer Antolin Paule, its main objective is to inspect and check the readiness of the security guards assigned in SM Supermalls, SM Retail Group and its affiliates.
Also present were CRS-SCMC senior vice president Almus Alabe, CRS-SM Retail vice president Colonel Felipe Buena Jr., CRS regional manager Leroy Barrion and SM Pampanga CRS manager Jun Perez, in partnership with mall operations spearheaded by Regional Operations manager Engineer Junias Eusebio, SM City Clark Mall Manager Andrea Madlangbayan with Assistant Mall Manager Ryan Pamintuan; SM City Pampanga mall manager Aaron Montenegro with assistant mall managers Jerwin Jalandoni and Raquel Chua; SM City San Fernando Downtown mall manager Lana Erroba; and SM City Olongapo assistant mall manager Anna Azucena.
Security Agency providers present were Bantayan Security Agency, Lion Integrated Security Services Inc., New Mabuhay International Security Agency, RJC Security Agency, Panther Integrated Security Services Inc., Royal Security Agency Inc., Legaspi Security and Investigation Agency Inc., Red Eye II Security and Services Inc., Philippine Airhawk Security Agency and Right 8 Security Agency.
During the JTI, uniforms and equipment were checked and inspected to conform to the standards set by the company and the minimum requirements of PNP SOSIA.
The inspection is done individually, from head to foot, following very distinct and unique procedures. The inspection is not a fault finding activity but more of a corrective measure to ensure that guards are always dressed, equipped and supplied completely by the respective Security providers. Aside from the individual clothing and equipment, armaments and issued firearms were also inspected.
Communication equipment and other support gadgets were also tested to ensure that they are always functional and ready to use. Likewise, its goal is to assist the guards in the performance on their mandated tasks in the SM malls and its affiliates nationwide.
Certificates of commendation to some security personnel who have shown exemplary performance worthy of praise and emulations signed by SM Supermalls President Hans Sy and Engineer Paule were also awarded. (PR)
Published in the SunStar Pampanga newspaper on May 03, 2017.
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