PNP_PRO1 News Release: 02-17-05

Authority:      PCSUPT GREOGORIO R PIMENTEL

                   Regional Director, Police Regional Office 1

Releaser:       PSUPT CHERRY M FAJARDO

                   Chief, Regional Public Information Office, PRO1

                   Camp Brigadier General Oscar M. Florendo

                   Parian, City of San Fernando, La Union

                   Contact Number: (072) 607-6582

                   FB Page: PNP PRO Public Information Office

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Date: Friday, February 17, 2017                             PRO1 Website: www.pnpro1.org

 

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- With the intensified internal cleansing of the PNP, Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) recorded 187 administrative cases being resolved since Police Chief Superintendent Gregorio R. Pimentel, Regional Director of PRO1 ordered the review and fast resolution of administrative cases filed against police personnel in Region 1 as part of the internal cleansing initiative of this command.

Based from PRO1 records, a total of 224 cases composed of 34 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PCO), 187 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCO), and three Non-Uniformed Personnel (NUP) were filed at the Discipline Law and Order Section, of PRO1’s Regional Personnel and Human Resource Development Division (RPHRDD) for the period of December 26, 2016 to January 15, 2017.

“Since last year, we implemented the review of all cases we received to find out the negligence or violations that these personnel committed. As a result of this action, we will be able to resolve at least 187 cases,” PCSupt. Pimentel said.

With the total cases resolved, 101 were misconduct, 80 for negligence of duty, four for dishonesty and two for other offenses.

Meanwhile, a total of 91 personnel have pending cases composed of 12 PCOs, 71 PNCOs, three NUP and 7 under summary hearing proceedings.###

PNP_PRO1 News Release: 11-16-02

Authority:       PCSUPT GREOGORIO R PIMENTEL

                    Acting Regional Director, Police Regional Office 1

Releaser:       PSUPT CHERRY M FAJARDO

                   Chief, Regional Public Information Office, PRO1

                   Camp Brigadier General Oscar M. Florendo

                   Parian, City of San Fernando, La Union

                  Contact Number: (072) 607-6582

                   FB Page: PNP PRO Public Information Office

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Date: Wednesday, November 23,   2016   PRO1 Website: www.pnpro1.org

 CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- With the stern commitment of Police Regional Office 1(PRO1) to eradicate illegal drug menace in the region, Police Chief Superintendent Gregorio R. Pimentel, Regional Director ordered the intensification of its anti-illegal drugs campaign and the implementation of the Double Barrel Alpha down to the lowest police units.

 PCSupt. Pimentel stressed that the Double Barrel Alpha is very helpful to effectively and efficiently enforce operations against illegal drugs for this is an extension and expansion of the Project: Double Barrel where it shifts its focus on the neutralization of high value targets (HVTs) involved in the illegal drug trades and drug clearing operations of all drug-affected barangays nationwide.

 In almost a month since the start of Double Barrel Alpha on October 26 to date, around 268 personalities allegedly involved in illegal drugs were arrested and one (1) was killed in police operation wherein the Pangasinan police arrested 180 drug personalities, 66 in La Union, 11 in Ilocos Sur and 11 in Ilocos Norte.

 For the same period, a total of 273,167 house visitations were conducted region wide that resulted to the surrender of 1,223 drug personalities with the breakdown of 963 in Pangasinan, 137 in La Union, 50 in Ilocos Sur and 73 in Ilocos Norte. The surrendered drug personalities also signed their individual pledge of commitment and vowed to stop their illegal activities and support the government’s program.

  “The Double Barrel Alpha of the PNP is still anchored on the project HVT and Project Tokhang wherein the HVT will be given much more concentration to disrupt drug routes and limit the use of the country as transshipment point of illegal drugs, while the tokhang will be extended and expanded to visitations of schools, business establishments, subdivisions and condominium. Taphang or dialogue will also be employed to different strategic groups of people to persuade them not to use and/or push illegal drugs,” PCSupt. Pimentel added. ###

 

PNP_PRO1 News Release: 01-16-03
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 Number: (072) 607-6582
                 FB Page: PNP PRO Public Information Office
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                 PRO1 Website: www.pnpro1.org

 CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- Police Chief Superintendent Gregorio R. Pimentel, Region 1 Police Director announced on Tuesday (August 9) that around 26,736 personalities allegedly involved in illegal drugs surrendered to the police as a result of the intensified implementation of the PRO1’s (Police Regional Office 1)  Anti-Illegal Drugs Campaign.

 PCSupt. Pimentel said, the surrenderees were composed of 24,873 users and 1,863 pushers who gave in to the police starting from July 1 to August 8, 2016 wherein the Province of Pangasinan has the highest number of surrenderees with a total of 12,561; Ilocos Norte with 5,249, Ilocos Sur with 4,752, and La Union with 4,174.

 The surrendered personalities have signed their individual pledge of commitment and vowed to change their ways and support the government’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs especially in clearing the region of illegal drug problem.

 PCSupt. Pimentel likewise stressed that his office and all police stations under his command are open 27/7 and ready to accept those suspected drug personalities who are willing to surrender and he is also open to any information that the public may offer especially in drug-related activities.

 A total of 252 drug personalities were also arrested during the implementation of checkpoints, warrants of arrest, search warrants, oplan sita, buy-bust operations and police responses with a breakdown of 23 in Pangasinan, 111 in La Union, 36 in Ilocos Sur and 82 in Ilocos Norte. Based on records, 23 drug personalities were killed in separate armed encounters wherein 19 in Pangasinan, one (1) in Ilocos Sur and three (3) in Ilocos Norte.

 Meanwhile, the Regional Director also warned his personnel to stay free from illegal drugs activities and never involve themselves to drug syndicates. “I have nothing so say, but sorry, once you are caught in illegal activities. Do your jobs and you will be rewarded,” he added.###

 

PNP_PRO1 News Release: 01-16-05

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 Number: (072) 607-6582

                        FB Page: PNP PRO Public Information Office

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Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016                         PRO1 Website: www.pnpro1.org

 

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- The stern implementation of the PRO1’s (Police Regional Office 1) campaign against loose firearms dubbed as “One-Time Big Bang” (OTBB) resulted to a remarkable accomplishment after the arrest of 24 persons and confiscation of 13 firearms since the start of gun ban on January 10 to January 17, 2016.

Chief Superintendent Ericson T. Velasquez, Acting Regional Director of PRO1, said the police served 25 “shock and awe” operations aided with Search Warrants to the suspected targets all over the region.

Based on report, five (5) firearms were confiscated and ten (10) persons were arrested by Pangasinan police; three (3) firearms and eight (8) persons by La Union police; one (1) firearm and two (2) persons by Ilocos Sur police; one (1) firearm and two (2) persons by Ilocos Norte police; and three (3) firearms and two (2) persons by the Regional Criminal Investigation and Detective Unit 1 (RCIDU1).

PCSupt. Velasquez said the 25 OTBB operations conducted is just a part of the planned police operations to ensure the public that Region 1 police is serious in its campaign particularly in hauling loose and unregistered firearms that could be used during the election period.

“I ordered our operatives on the ground to intensify more their operations against loose and unregistered firearms especially that gun ban is now in effect” PCSupt. Velasquez added.

 The PRO1’s OTBB is an aggressive operations targeting unregistered/unlicensed firearms possessed by threat groups, criminal elements to include irresponsible gun owners with expired and unrenewed licenses.

 The OTBB also focuses in dismantling existing and emerging Private Armed Groups (PAGs) and firearms holders associated with unscrupulous politicians.

 On the enforcement of COMELEC Gun Ban, PRO1 arrested 12 violators and confiscated nine (9) assorted firearms mostly during buy-bust and checkpoint operations.

 Meanwhile, a total of 50 candidates for the 2016 national and local elections deposited their firearms for safekeeping and in support to PRO1’s advocacy for a secured and fair election (SAFE 2016).

According to PCSupt. Velasquez, 79 assorted firearms were deposited by  some elected and government officials and candidates for elective positions since January 10 wherein 13 in Ilocos Norte, 10 in Ilocos Sur, 49 in La Union and 7 in Pangasinan. ###

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