CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga – The most noble way for police officers to honor the national police organization and its forerunners is to serve to the best of their abilities.
This was emphasized by Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde during the celebration here over the weekend of the 118th police service anniversary.
“We pay tribute to our forerunner organizations, the Insular Constabulary and the Philippine Constabulary-Integrated National Police. I must say that the best tribute that we can give is to constantly render our best in the daily performance of our duties,” Albayalde told officials and rank and file of the PNP here.
The PNP chief also congratulated the Police Regional Office 3 led by Brig. Gen. Joel Napoleon Coronel for its achievents.
“Binabati ko ang magigiting nating mga pulis sa Region 3 sa pagdiriwang natin ng 118th police anniversary. I’m very pleased to see that our regional office here is achieving tremendous gains in pursuance of the PNP mission,” he said.
Albayalde also led the awarding ceremony dubbed as “Pinaghusay na Serbisyo, Alay sa Sambayanang Pilipino” that recognized the outstanding performance and achievements of police units and personnel in the region.
Awardees include Col. Narvin Mangune of Angeles City who received the Best Senior PCO for Administration award; Col. Jean Fajardo for Best Senior PCO for Operations; Lt. Col. Nixon Cayaban for Best Junior PCO for Operations; Lt. Col. Alexie Desamito for Best Junior PCO for Operations; PCMS Rosevelt Galang for Best Senior PNCO for Administration.
Albayalde also cited the gains of the PRO3 in the government’s campaign against illegal drugs.