Ilocos police hold send-off ceremonies for men

May 8, 2010 at 8:58 am Leave a comment

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO — The Region 1 police underscored its operational readiness for the May 2010 elections by holding a series of send-off ceremonies for personnel to be posted in various areas of the region to perform election-related duties.

Chief Supt. Manuel H. Cachero, PRO1 deputy director for administration, represented Region 1 police director Chief Supt. Constante D. Azares, Jr. during the first of such ceremony held in the morning of May 3at the La Union Police Provincial Office (PPO) in San Fernando City .

The La Union ceremony was participated in by 327 personnel from the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Also in attendance were La Union Comelec Supervisor lawyer Joel Ginez and high-ranking officials of the AFP, PCG and PDEA who representated their respective agency.

The event was witnessed by members of the La Union community and covered by the local media.

In his message, Cachero commended the law enforcers for their sense of duty and self-sacrifice, and reminded them of their crucial role in ensuring honest, orderly and peaceful elections.

“In order to achieve HOPE 2010, we should remain apolitical and non-partisan. Let us all stick to the Comelec rules,” Cachero pointed out, echoing the directive of PNP Chief Director General Jesus Verzosa.

Meanwhile, a similar activity was held at at the Regional Training School 1 (RTS1) in Aringay, La Union participated in by about 300 police recruits and police non-commissioned officers taking up various courses in said school. Police Senior Superintendent Reynaldo G. Biay, head of the PRO1 personnel division, reperesented the PRO1 leadership in the send-off ceremony.

The other Region 1 PPOs will be replicating the said activity in their respective area, with Ilocos Sur PPO personnel scheduled to hold their own send-off ceremony at 2 PM today.

Entry filed under: News.

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