CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- Police Regional Office 3 joins the PNP in the commemoration of its 117th Police Service Anniversary held on September 20, 2018 at the PRO3 Parade Ground, Camp Julian Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga with PDG OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Chief, PNP as the Guest of Honor and Speaker.
Based on the records of the National Historical Commission, Police Service as an institution takes its roots from the Insular Police Force that was created on August 8, 1901.
This year’s 117th Police Anniversary theme: “Pagbabago sa Hanay ng Pulisya, Hatid ay Ligtas na Pamayanan Laban sa Korupsiyon, Krimen at Iligal na Droga” aptly manifests the PNP and PRO3’s continuing partnership for sustained proficiency and excellence in law enforcement towards a stable peace and order particularly in Region 3.
The activity was highlighted with the message of PDG ALBAYALDE and the giving of recognition to deserving PNP personnel and best units in the region who have contributed vastly to the upliftment of PNP-PRO3.
PDG ALBAYALDE, in his message lauded the men and women of PRO3 for continuously doing their jobs efficiently. He further said that all PNP Personnel should reaffirm their commitment to police service and should keep on focusing on doing their work especially now that the police have a daunting task of eradicating illegal drugs.
Among the individual awardees were: PSSUPT EDUARDO G TUAZON JR- Best Senior Police Commissioned Officer for Administration; PSSUPT ROMEO M CARAMAT JR - Best Senior Police Commissioned Officer for Operations; PSUPT BAYANI M RAZALAN- Best Junior Police Commissioned Officer for Administration; PSUPT HERYL L BRUNO- Best Junior Police Commissioned Officer for Operations; SPO4 Evelyn M Pineda- Best Senior Police Non-Commissioned Officer for Administration; SPO2 Bernadeth R Leander- Best Senior Police Non-Commissioned Officer for Operations; PO3 Reynald D Parentela - Best Junior Police Non-Commissioned Officer for Administration; PO2 Richard I Danao- Best Junior Police Non-Commissioned Officer for Operations; NUP Nestor M Cabusao- Best Non-Uniformed Personnel (Supervisory Level); NUP Teresita O Centeno- Best Non-uniformed personnel (Non-Supervisory Level).
Also given awards for their sterling leadership were: PSSUPT RONALDO L LLANERA, Deputy Regional Director for Operations-Special Individual Award in the Campaign Against Illegal Drugs; PSSUPT OSCAR P JACILDO, Chief, RPCRD- Special Individual Award on the Implementation of OCA Challenge; PSUPT JEAN S FAJARDO, Chief, RID- Special Individual Award on the Solution of Sensational Criminal Cases; PSUPT DARWIN CLARK B PAZ- Special Individual Award on the Solution of Sensational Cases; PSSUPT NARVIN N MANGUNE,PSSUPT JESUS A REBUA and PSSUPT RANDY Y ARCEO- Medalya ng Pambihirang Paglilingkod (TG-CLARK).
The blessing and turn- over of the 55 newly acquired patrol vehicles, 49 of which are Hi-lux 4x2, 2 Starex and 4 Hyundai Elantra as well as the boodle fight with PDG ALBAYALDE followed shortly.
Meanwhile, in the afternoon the Rider’s Challenge 2018, a friendly match between police and civilian motorcycle enthusiasts was held.