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2018-09-25 07:01

PRO1 Prepares for Typhoon Ompong Outbreak

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- Typhoon “MANGKHUT”, locally named as Typhoon “Ompong” which entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) last Wednesday evening (12 September 2018) threatens Northern Luzon for possible destruction brought by heavy rains and winds.

As frontliners of public safety, the Police Regional Office 1 under the leadership of PCSupt Romulo E Sapitula, Regional Director, maximized the possible deployment of personnel for Search and Rescue Operation.

PCSupt Sapitula visited police stations and other units to check their readiness in responding to disasters and calamities. He also advised all PNP units to undertake precautionary measures and other disaster preparedness activities and ensure readiness of the SRR equipment and supplies to support operational requirements.

Police Regional Office 1 launched the simultaneous showdown inspection and inventory of Search and Rescue Equipment regionwide to ensure the operational readiness on the outbreak of Tropical Depression “Ompong”.

The Regional Headquarters had likewise conducted accounting of personnel and reserved teams ready for deployment in cases of any eventualities. Further, maximum coordination with the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) and other concerned agencies were made for immediate response to emergencies.

PCSupt Sapitula urged his men to secure their homes, properties and families for them to have no worries and to focus in rescue operations if needed. He also directed them to pray for everybody’s safety.

He likewise reminded the public especially those living along the coastal and flood prone areas to be constantly aware on the weather updates and secure emergency kits.


PRO1 Receives  International Excellence Award


CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- The Police Regional Office 1 receives an international award from International Commission of Diplomatic Relations and Human Rights and Peace Inter-Governmental Organization (ICRDRHRP) last night, 7:00PM, September 13, 2018 at Tanghalan ng Pasigueno, Pasig City, Pasig. .

During the 2nd Annual Global ISCAHR Inter Governmental Court Conventions Party, Police Regional Office 1 was recognized for its great contribution in peaceful balance and growth of economy of the Philippines through social justice, intelligence and anti-illegal drug campaign.

PCSupt Romulo E Sapitula, PRO1 Regional Director was awarded with the ICDRHRP N-IGO ICDRHRP Medal of Excellence and Plaque of Recognition Award as Outstanding Police Officer for Advocacies on Law Enforcement and Social Justice. Said awards were received by PSupt Elvira Garen, Chief, Human Rights Affairs Office and PSupt Mary Crystal B Peralta, Chief, Public Information Office on behalf of the Regional Director.

PCSupt Sapitula lauded the men and women of Police Regional Office 1 for this accomplishment and further encouraged them to maintain a highly capable police force regionwide.

“In my decades in public service, I commit to the welfare of the people over and above my personal interest. I further guarantee the continuous peace progress in the region and promote respect for human rights especially for women and their children,” PCSupt Sapitula said.

He also extended his gratitude in the entire region for the collaborative efforts between our stakeholders, Local Government Units and other concerned units with the Police Regional Office 1 that   served as the benchmark of excellent delivery of public service.












Blessing and Ceremonial Turn-Over of Patrol Cars, Police Equipment and Supplies led by PCSUPT ROMULO E SAPITULA, Regional Director together with the Command Group and other senior officers on July 7, 2018. The Patrol Cars, Police Equipment and Supplies was received by their respective Supply Officer of Different Police Provincial Offices and Force Commander of RMFB1.


PRO1 tops in the Recovery and Wellness Program for drug surrenderers

PRO1 ranks No.1 in crime investigation among 17 police regional offices


Online Application for LTOPF & Firearms Registration

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