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GPS installed on police vehicles transporting PCOS machines

Global positioning system (GPS) tracking equipment have been installed on Metro Manila police vehicles that will transport the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines and other election paraphernalia to be used in the May 10 elections. A report on dzXL radio said Metro Manila police Chief Director Roberto Rosales expects the transporting of the election paraphernalia to start April 28. The Metro Manila police will provide security to the Commission on Elections in transporting the paraphernalia from the Comelec warehouse to 743 polling precincts in Metro Manila. Expected to be transported are 7,555 PCOS machines, and 6.13 million ballots. Rosales said the Metro Manila police's Strike Force and Regional Public Safety Management Battalion will form the security convoy team. Police in Metro Manila cities were also ordered to deploy tactical teams in key routes. — LBG, GMANews.TV