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Showing posts with label Cordillera cops. Show all posts

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Igorot cop from Bauko, Mt.Province recieves PNP 'Medalya ng Kasanayan'

Photo Courtesy || Ngandiwa Lien
Cordillera - An Igorot cop has been given the Philippine National Police (PNP) Medalya ng Kasanayan for his meritorious display of competence as Acting Chief of Police of Glan Municipality in the province of  Sarangani. 

PLTCOL. Neil "Kally" Sally Wadingan received the medal as a recognition for his competence in leadership where he has achieved 75% operational accomplishments set by PRO 12. 

In his stint as Acting Chief of Police, Wadingan has put Glan municipality in rank number 1 on Anti Drugs and Enhanced Managing Police Operation, according to a General Order issued by Police Brigadier General Lubria on August 6, 2020.
Photo Courtesy || Ngandiwa Lien


"Imbued with professionalism and sincerity in the performance of this tasks, PLTCOL Wadingan deserves recognition not only in the Police Regional Office 12 but the entire Philippine National Police," the General Orders reads. 

PLTCOL Wadingan trace its roots from Otucan, Bauko, Mt. Province. 
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Thursday, August 6, 2020

La Trinidad MPS awarded "Best Municipal Police Station" in the country

Photo Courtesy || La Trinidad Mps
Cordillera - The La Trinidad Municipal Police Station in Benguet has been awarded as the "Best Municipal Station" in the region and in the entire country.

Police Major Cleff B. Vencio together with La Trinidad Mayor Romeo K. Salda received the award during the 119th Police Service Anniversary Celebration at Masigasig Grandstand Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad Benguet. 


"Thank you very much La Trinidad LGU, Stakeholders and the Community for all the Support!!! Matagotago tako amin!!!, La Trinidad Mps said as a thank you note on its Facebook page.

The Philippine National Police (PNP) celebrates its 119th anniversary on Thursday which was conducted virtually with a live simulcast from the police headquarters and in all 17 regional offices across the country. 


President Rodrigo Roa Duterte graced the occasion via live feed to all viewers over the internet and television where he delivered his message to the PNP. 

Police Service Anniversary is celebrated in commemoration of the establishment of the Philippine Constabulary as the country's first insular police force founded on August 8, 1901.

This year's virtual anniversary allowed guests and police personnel to join in the ceremony via live interactive platforms as an alternative to the traditional full-dress parade and review ceremony in observance of strict health protocols.
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Friday, July 24, 2020

Igorot Chief of Police in Cebu awarded for his commendable performance

Photo Courtesy || Montanyosa Unity
Cordillera - An Igorot cop serving as the Chief of Police in Liloan city in the province of Cebu  has been awarded for his excellent performance as a head of the police force in the said city. 

PSUPT. Randy A Korret has been recognized by the local LGU of Liloan and by the PNP headquarter for his commendable performance in improving the peace and order situation in Liloan. 

PSUPT. Korret is a proud Igorot who traces his roots from Mountain Province in the Cordillera region. 

READ ALSO:  Police Office headed by Igorot Cop PSupt. Allatog is Cebu's top performing police office

He has been serving as the head of the police force of Liloan for 3 years and has been recognized as one of the spectacular icon of Cebu Police Provincial Office. 

In 2018 Liloan Mayor Experanza Christina C. Frasco and the SB members has graced a simple ceremony to give honors and award to PSUPT. Korret for his excellence performance in public service, according to Montanyosa Unity.
General Guillermo Eleazar praised Cordilleran police being 'tough as rock' and 'strong as steel'
You can never relate him to be a champion of any game. He is never either been a good competitor to anyone, but many have recognized his potentials and capabilities. He beats his best with humility and kindness. 

Many have called him "strict", but behind the scenes, he is only very particular in work performance because he believes, "Performance mirrors LEADERSHIP".. For him, everything might not be perfect, but at least done well.

RELATED: Igorot cop to assume post as Chief of Police of Boracay Island

He encourages and pampers his men with utmost respect and truly lifts their moral being a leader, and a Chief of Police in Liloan. 

source || Liloan Police Station
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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Cordilleran cop to lead contract tracing experts to help Cebu city with contact tracing system

Cordillera - A young Cordilleran  police and a recipient of the Medalya ng Kagalingan is set to lead Baguio's contact tracing team to Cebu city to assist in the local government's  effort in improving their contact tracing methodology to curb the transmission of the coronavirus. 
Police Chief Inspector Maximo Sumeg-ang Jr. will lead the four-man contract tracing experts who will accompany Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong to Cebu city on July 8, 2020.

Sumeg-ang was among the Cordilleran cops who were promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel for their great contribution in the liberation of Marawi. 

Sumeg-ang is a member of the Philippine National Police Academy 2006 and currently work as the chief of the City Intelligence Unit of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO).
Upon the request of Police Brig. Gen. Albert Ignatius Ferro, Central Visayas Police director, Mayor Magalong and his five-man team led by Sumeg-ang will share their expertise in the contact tracing methodology as well as share their digital surveillance system to trace possible coronavirus carrier. 

The system involves identification and detection of the source and possible sources of infection, isolation of these persons, testing, and tracing of the close and remote contacts for quarantine, testing, disinfection and medical protocols, according to MB news.
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

General Guillermo Eleazar praised Cordilleran police being 'tough as rock' and 'strong as steel'

Photo Courtesy || General Guillermo Eleazar & Cordillera Pnp


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Thursday, January 2, 2020

DILG Sec. Eduardo M. Año commends Baguio cop Julious Walang for risking his life enforcing law

Photo Courtesy || Wikipedia
Cordillera - Secretary Eduardo M. Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has commended the Baguio traffic policeman for risking his life in enforcing the law when apprehended an intoxicated taxi driver. 

"He was literary hanging on for his life as he was performing his sworn duty. Salamat, Patrolman Julious Walang sa tapat at walang takot na pagpatupad sa iyong tungkulin. Kailangan natin ng mga pulis na katulad mo na hindi nagdadalawang-isip na itaya ang buhay para sa tawag ng tungkulin. Mabuhay ka! Año said.

"May you be an inspiration, not just to the police officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP), but to all of us in law enforcement as we perform our duty on a daily basis," he added.  

Año also asked the Supreme Court (SC) to investigate the incident that involved the alleged interference and bullying done by a judge resulting in the release of the suspect from police custody.

Video footage of the incident that went viral showed how Patrolman Walang courageously barred the way and held tightly on the hood of the cab to stop the drunk driver but  he was almost run-over by the taxi who attempted to flee. 

"Makikita niyo talaga sa video na walang balak sumuko ang driver pero hindi pumayag yung patrolman kaya kumapit ito sa hood nang sasakyan para mapigilan yung driver sa pagtakas," Sec. Año added.

Sec. Año also requested Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta to investigate the judge who allegedly bullied and shouted at the police officers in the Baguio Police Station to secure the untimely and immediate release of the taxi driver, according to DILG website. 

According to the police officers on duty at the station, the judge suddenly barged in the police station, intimidated and shouted at them without asking about what really transpired in the incident. 

READ ALSO: Baguio cop mulls filing case against judge who defended drunk taxi driver

"There is proper forum to secure the release of the suspect and that is not the police station. He must wait for the police to process the case, the prosecutor to file charges against the suspect and for the cause to be raffled to his sala before he can assume jurisdiction. The said judge has to follow the law, just like all of us. As guarding of the law, a judge must serve as an example in following the law and not in breaking it," Sec. Año said.

source || DILG
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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Police Cordillera maintains zero record of personnel dismissed due to illegal drugs

Photo Courtesy || Pnp Cordillera
Cordillera - The Police Regional Office Cordillera (PRO-COR) has reported that not a single police from Cordillera has been dismissed from service due to illegal drugs. 

PRO-COR director Police Brigadier General Israel Ephraim Dickson announced during the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Council (RLECC) meeting in Baguio city that no police from the Cordillera region has been discharged because of illegal drugs.

"I am happy to announce that as far as our records are concerned, there are no Police personnel coming from PRO-COR that have been part of the 477 dismissed policemen nationwide," PRO-COR director Dickson said.

The Philippine National Police earlier had fired at least 477 members who were found to be involved in illegal drugs in the entire country. 

In Cordillera, only some policemen were dismissed from service not because of illegal drugs but because of absence without leave (AWOL) among others, according to report.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Igorot cop assumes post as Chief of Police of Boracay Island

Photo Courtesy || Jonathan Lt. Col. Jonathan Pa-ac Pablito
Cordillera - An Igorot cop is set to assume post next week as the new police chief of the famous Boracay Island in the municipality of Malay in Aklan. 

Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Pa-ac Pablito will be responsible in securing the country's main tourist destination and leading his police team to secure tourist and residents of the Island according to panaynews.com.

Lt. Col. Pablito will assumed the post of the outgoing chief of police Major Jess Baylon. 

Prior to taking his new post, Lt. Col. Pablito was the station commander of Station 1, then became the chief of Strategy Review Branch of the Regional Police Strategy Management Unit in Iloilo. 

His task was to ensure the implementation of Philippine National Police (PNP) Patrol Plan 20130.

"It is my honor to have served Iloilo City. Madamo guid nga salamat sa tanan. God Bless and Godspeed," Lt. Col. Pablito said in a post.




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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Abra Police officers act of kindness help struggling woman harvest 'palay' in her field

Photo Courtesy || Pidigan Municipal Station
Cordillera - Instead of the usual weapons that they carry in their day to day patrol, these Police officers in Abra took hand sickles (kumpay) to help a woman who they found in her farm harvesting grains of rice alone. 

According to Pidigan Police Station, at around 8 AM Friday morning, officers from Pidigan, Abra headed by PCPT Facundo B Guinsad were patrolling the town when they noticed the woman working alone in a wide farm.

READ ALSO: Brave Policemen of Kalinga risk their own lives to save a family lost at NPA ambush point 

Out of their kindness and their mandate to help local farmers in any way they can, the cops immediately brought their sickles and help the woman harvest her rice grains. 

Photo Courtesy || Pidigan Police Station




Police officers make a positive impact in the community from keeping the people safe to small acts of service like helping farmers in the field. 

They go above and beyond their job duties to become real-life superheroes for society's littlest citizens.

Kudos to the polices of Pidigan, Abra.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

6 individuals awarded for their noble and selfless love rescuing French family trapped in an ambush site in Abra

Photo Courtesy || Pnp Cordillera
Cordillera - The Philippine National Police (PNP) presented awards and decorations to deserving PNP units and personnel for their outstanding achievements and performances in the police service during the 118th Police Service Anniversary with the theme "Pinaghusay na Serbisyo, Alay sa Sambayanang Pilipino" at the PROCOR Headquarters, Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad Benguet.

Six police and army personnel were awarded Special Individual Awards for their noble and selfless love shown when they rescued a French family trapped along the road of barangay Gacab, Malibcong, Abra on August 21, 2019. 

READ ALSO: Cordilleran soldiers sought-after in Mindanao because "they are full of courage and they don't complain"

The awardees are PEMS Edwin B. Gubiangan, PCMS Marion A Gacayan, PCpl Larry M Puguon, PCpl Leo F. Marrero, Sgt Charles D del Rosario and PFC Jay-r P. Valaquio.

On August 21, at midnight, cops from Balbalan MPS and two members of the 24IB, 7ID Philippine Army conducted a risky operation to rescue tourists who were trapped along Kalinga-Abra road which is known to be an ambush point of the NPA. 

The family survived the horrendous night with the help of the police and soldiers who sacrificed their lives even though they knew the area was at a focal point of the NPA's ambush.

PNP Chief Police General Oscar David Albayalde congratulated all the awardees for their remarkable performance of duties. 

"Your good work, dedication to duty and your deep commitment to the ideals of service, honor, and justice are the best tributes you can render to our forebears," Albayalde said.

READ ALSO: Cordilleran soldier Pvt. Louis Dulawan promoted PSG Officer donned by President Duterte

The PNP Chief also acknowledged Cordilleran cops for being tagged as the 'Most Disciplined Cops' in the country. 

The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) in their recent reports listed Police Cordillera are the country's most disciplined law enforcers.

RELATED STORY: Brave Policemen of Kalinga risk their own lives to save a family lost at NPA ambush point


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