The office of the Research Utilization, Publication and Information Dissemination (RUPID) on Saturday, April 26 conducted yet another round of presentation of researches dubbed as the Research Forum and this month, RUPID partnered with the College of Criminal Justice Education (CCJE).
Five Master of Science in Criminology students of CCJE presented their papers before RUPID Director- Dr. Julieta B. Tendero, BIDANI Director-Prof. Eulyn H. Tangalin, CCJE Dean-Prof. Effrendy M. Estipona and faculty members of CCJE.
The firs presenter, Mr. Harab U. Ulah, presented his research on the PNP Administrative Cases in Zamboanga City: An Analysis—a paper that identified the common administrative cases related to ethics and behavior involving Philippine National Police personnel in the city.
Mr. Carl Vincent J. Madamba, the second presenter, talked on Community Policing on Crime Prevention in Selected Barangays where he classified the respondents’ perceptions on community barangay policing strategy as a crime prevention mechanism.
Mr. Michael Eugene G. Morales, meanwhile presented his research on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Skills of Hired Personnel from Agencies in Zamboanga City. It sought to provide information on the capability of hired PSGs and Security Guards’ knowledge of their roles and responsibilities as security personnel.
The fourth presenter, Ms. Irene B. Ruste, made an assessment on the Issuance Policy of Firearms and Accessories to Police Officers. It concluded that the perceptions on the problems and gaps in firearm issuance do not differ according to job-related factors.
The last paper presented during the forum was the Awareness and Experiences on Bullying among Students in Public Secondary Schools by Mary Melmar G. Teves. It categorized the types of bullying and how bullying incidents occur in secondary schools in Zamboanga City, the characteristics of bullied victims, and the significant differences in the students’ perceptions.
BIDANI Director, Prof. Eulyn H. Tangalin, in her inspirational message, related how important research is and how it applies to day-to-day living. (AJ Dalugdug – PAO, WMSU)