PNP_PRO1 News Release: 01-17-02
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
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017 PRO1 Website: www.pnpro1.org
CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- Police Chief Superintendent Gregorio R. Pimentel, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) will administer on Monday (January 30) the donning of ranks and oath taking of the 398 police personnel who are promoted to the next higher ranks to be held at the PRO1 Grandstand coincided with the Traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony.
PCSupt. Pimentel said the promoted personnel were composed on 41 Police Commissioned officers (PCOs) and 357 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs) assigned in different police units of Region 1.
Of the PCOs, six (6) were promoted to Police Superintendent, 13 to Police Chief Inspector, 12 to Police Senior Inspector and 10 to Police Inspector.
For PNCOs, 8 were promoted as Senior Police Officer 4, 23 for SPO3, 36 for SPO2, 76 for SPO1, 59 for Police Officer 3 and 155 for PO2.
PCSupt. Pimentel said the promotion of his personnel is one of his priorities as his way of recognizing their sacrifices, accomplishment and merit they displayed in the police service.
“This is my precedence and I am very thankful that the PNP leadership has approved this promotion of our personnel. This is the best thing we can offer to our personnel, to recognize them thru giving them the due promotion based on their merit and fitness,” the Regional Director added.
Based on records, a total of 2,500 police personnel applied for promotion, but only 398 were promoted for reason of limited quota. ###