PNP_PRO1 News Release: 02-17-04
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, February 10, 2017 PRO1 Website: www.pnpro1.org
CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – the second man in command of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Police Deputy Director General Francisco A. Uyami Jr. paid his first command visit to Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) as he graced the commemoration of the 26th PNP Foundation Day on Thursday morning (February 9).
The Deputy Chief PNP for Administration led the conferment of awards to the PNP personnel who displayed their outstanding performance and who greatly helped PRO1 in its pursuit of peace and order.
PDDG Uyami Jr. conferred the Medalya ng Kadakilaan to PCSupt. Gregorio R. Pimentel, Regional Director of PRO1 in recognition of his noteworthy acts of heroism as the over-all in charge of the month-long concerted intelligence build-up and manhunt operations that resulted in the arrest of Ronnie P. Dayan.
In his message, PDDG Uyami Jr. congratulated all the awardees and he exhorted that these awards shall serve as inspiration in bringing the PNP service into greater heights despite of the negative issues involving some misfit personnel of the PNP.
“Let us not waste what has been sacrificed for the past 26 years for the PNP has journeyed along the rough and difficult road of policing in serving the people, in protecting the community, in facing overwhelming challenges and even suffering the pain of losing men and women in deadly encounters with lawless elements,” PDDG Uyami Jr. said.
He also cited the extreme sacrifices of the SAF 44, Police Chief Inspector Bernard E. Pagaduan and his team who were awarded the “Sugatang Magiting” (PNP Wounded Personnel Medal) and a certain PO3 Angelo Cortez who was killed while conducting surveillance operation against illegal drug trafficking in Pangasinan sometime in 2016.
“I am standing in front of you today for the last time as the Deputy Chief PNP for Administration. In March, I will surrender my badge with deep humility and great pride to our beloved organization. Rest assured that the honor and integrity of being a police officer remain in my heart,” PDDG Uyami Jr. added. ###
List of Awardees during the PRO1’s Celebration of 26th PNP Foundation Day Celebration
MEDALYA NG KADAKILAAN
PCSupt. Gregorio R. Pimentel, RD PRO1
- For noteworthy acts of heroism as the overall in charge during the conduct of a month long concerted intelligence build-up and manhunt operations that resulted in the arrest of Ronie P. Dayan.
PSSupt. Leo M. Franciso, PD La Union
- For his outstanding performance of duty as supervisor during the conduct of a month-long concerted intelligence build-up and manhunt operations that resulted in the arrest of Ronnie P. Dayan.
MEDALYA NG SUGATANG MAGITING
PCInsp. Bernard E. Pagaduan
PSInsp. Juan Jhayar N. Maggay
PO2 Ryan E. Ponce
- For their gallantry in the performance of duty during the service of Warrants of Arrest on January 2, 2017 at Barangay Cacamilingan, Camiling, Tarlac against Enrico Gil Magarden, listed as high value target level 3 and Top 4 of La Union PPO.
MEDALYA NG KAGALINGAN
PCInsp. Dave E. Mahilum
SPO2 Abrahan B. Cabana
- For their exemplary performance of duty during hot pursuit operation on October 14, 2016 along Barangay Pao, Manaoag, Pangasinan that eventually led to an armed encounter with four robbery hold-up suspects which resulted in their neutralization.
MEDALYA NG PAGTULONG SA NASALANTA
PSSupt. Jose Melencio C. Nartatze Jr., PD Ilocos Norte
- For his exemplary display of commitment as Disaster Incident Management Task Group (DIMTG) Commander during the onslaught and aftermath of signal #5 Super Typhoon “Lawin” that hit the province of Ilocos Norte which resulted in the attainment of zero casualty in the province.
MEDALYA NG PAPURI
PSupt. Cirilo B. Acosta Jr.
PO3 Eduardo M. Rivera
- For their exemplary performance of duty during the implementation of simultaneous Search Warrants on November 10, 2016 in the Muncipality of Bayambang, Pangasinan at the house and premises of a former municipal councilor, five (5) barangay hairman and one barangay kagawad, all High Value Targets Level 2 of Pangasinan PPO
MEDALYA NG PAPURI
PSSupt. Rey A. De Peralta and 772 others
- As members of Ilocos Sur PPO security contingent to the 65th Miss Universe 2016 “Terno Fashion Show” that resulted in a peaceful and orderly conduct of the event and safe stay of the Miss Universe candidates in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.
MEDALYA NG PAPURI
PCInsp. Joseph Adornado B. Santos and five others
- As members of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit of RPSB1 contingent to the 65th Miss Universe 2016 “Terno Fashion Show” that resulted in peaceful and orderly conduct of the event and safe stay of the Miss Universe candidate in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.