Bar Exams in Davao City Safe and Successful – Police | Rare Techy
DAVAO CITY (MINDANEWS / November 21) – The November 2022 localized bar exams concluded successfully on Sunday, with no untoward incident reported during the test period, a police official said.
Davao City Police Office (DCPO) spokesperson Police Major Catherine Dela Rey told Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR 87.5) on Monday that security personnel have been deployed at the Ateneo de Davao-Senior High School where this year’s exams will be held. (AdDU SHS) campus on MacArthur Highway to ensure the safety of bar examinees.
Last February, 400 bar examinees totaled 780.
“Our security and our intelligence efforts have been carried out successfully. It was peaceful from day one. “The exams were safe and successful in Davao City,” she said.
This is the second time the university is conducting the localized bar exams, compressed into four tests spread over two weeks on November 9, 13, 16 and 20, after the two-day bar exams in February 2020-2021.
Dela Rey said all the examinees have been safe since the inauguration day.
She said some members of the Supreme Court are in the city to ensure the orderly conduct of bar examinations.
Dela Rey said the bar examiners and the school strictly followed the protocols laid down by the security cluster.
Besides AdDU SHS, Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan and Ateneo de Zamboanga University were also selected as regional testing centers for the 2022 bar exams with 464 and 267 examinees respectively.
According to the City Information Office, the head of the Public Security and Safety Office, Angel Sumagaise, said the city government has deployed integrated safety and security personnel to deploy to the bar exam venue.
The Supreme Court shortlisted 9,821 candidates this month. Out of 9,821 candidates, 5,847 were appearing for the first time and 3,974 were appearing for the second time or more. (Antonio L. Colina IV / MindaNews)