PNP_PRO1 News Release: 04-15-03
Authority: PSUPT MARLON DONATO PAISTE
Chief, Regional Public Information Office
Police Regional Office 1
Camp Brigadier General Oscar M Florendo
Parian, City of San Fernando, La Union
Contact Numbers: (072)607-6582
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PCAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- The highest in command of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) Chief Superintendent Roman A. Felix led the PNP personnel of PRO1 in an annual inspection and monitoring conducted by the National Police Commission-Regional Office 1 (NAPOLCOM-RO1) that was started on Monday (April 27).
Police Senior Superintendent Benjamin T. Hulipas, PRO1’s Deputy Director for Administration (DRDA), said around 6,529 police personnel assigned with the different police units of PRO1 (4 Police Provincial Offices, 9 city police stations and 125 municipal police stations) together with their documents, uniforms, firearms and equipment will be inspected to determine the degree of their compliance with the directives from both NAPOLCOM and PNP.
“This annual event is in compliance with the mandate of NAPOLCOM to exercise administrative control and operational supervision over the PNP, to include the commission’s continuing commitment and unrelenting effort to further professionalize the PNP,” the DRDA added.
Meanwhile, in her message NAPOLCOM-RO1 Director Evangeline Almirante expressed the importance of area of convergence and cooperation between the NAPOLCOM and PNP to attain a balance perspective for the betterment of public and police service.
“This annual activity is very important as an evaluation device and control mechanism that ensures a higher level of effectiveness in the operation of the PNP. The emphasis of this endeavor is improvement rather than criticism,” Dir. Almirante added.
She said that the NAPOLCOM and the PNP is not only building a good image, but more on the satisfaction of the clients and the community they serve. “Your support and cooperation with this endeavor will bring forth success in our entire endeavor. We shall continue to be the best police and hand-in-hand to work together,” she said.
The NAPOLCOM RO1 is likewise evaluating the accomplishments of PRO1. During the entrance briefing, the operational and administrative accomplishments of PRO1 were presented same through with the findings of NAPOLCOM RO1 in their previous inspection.
The result of the inspection will also be considered as basis in crafting new policies and standards for the PNP to better serve and protect the community.