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Monday, September 7, 2020

Cordilleran cop takes oath as new PNP Chief before President Duterte

Photo Courtesy || PCOO
Cordillera - President Rodrigo Duterte administered the oath-taking and donning of rank of newly-appointed Police General Camilo Cascolan as the new Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in a ceremony at the Malacañang Golf (Malago) Clubhouse in Malacañang Park, Manila on September 7, 2020 according to PCOO.

Earlier, Police Lieutenant General Camilo Cascolan has been appointed as the next Philippine National Police (PNP) chief upon the retirement of PNP Chief Archie Gamboa as confirmed by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año on Tuesday (September 1, 2020).

“Lt. Gen. Cascolan is the new Chief PNP. PRRD signed the paper of appointment. That’s the decision of the President. We have to respect the wisdom and the decision. Cascolan is senior and qualified,” Año said.

The appointment was gladly accepted by Lt. Gen. Cascolan and vowed to take the responsibilities and challenges in providing a more efficient and effective police services. 

"I will lead the PNP along with the vision of a highly capable, effective and credible PNP that provides better and more reliable, more efficient and more effective police services," Cascolan said. 

Lt. Gen. Cascolan hails from the city of Baguio and became the first Cordilleran to assume the highest position in the Philippine National Police.

He finishes elementary at the Maryknoll Convent School and finished secondary education at the University of the Philippines Baguio High School. 

He is a member of the Philippine Military Academy Sinagtala Class of 1986 and the fourth member of the class to serve as PNP chief following former PNP Chief-now Senator Dela Rosa, Archie Gamboa and Oscar Albayalde. 

Lt. Gen. Cascolan is set to retire on November 10th this year.


Unknown said...

congratulations at mabuhay ka sir

Zab said...

Mabuhay po kayo! Salute to our PNP. It's my dream to work with them as my father is a Policeman too! I would like to thank Savings and Loan for helping my father and me on our financial needs for my studies.

VanityDebra said...

Mabuhay ka po Sir.

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