CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- Police Lieutenant General Cesar Hawthorne R Binag paid his command visit to Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) as the PNP Deputy Chief for Operations and the Commander of Joint Task Force COVID Shield, Thursday morning (November 26).
PLtGen Binag led the conferment of awards to PNP personnel who displayed outstanding performance that contributed to PRO1’s operational accomplishments especially in the campaign against Most Wanted Persons and illegal drugs.
Skills demonstration on Immediate Action Drills, Civil Disturbance Management and Hostage Taking Situation Management were presented by the Regional Mobile Force Battalion while area paneling and bomb neutralization were also demonstrated by the Regional Explosive and K9 Unit to ensure the operational readiness of Police Regional Office 1 during crises.
La Union Police Provincial Office also presented the confiscated pieces of evidence during the buy-bust operation and service of a warrant of arrest staged at Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union yesterday (November 25) morning that resulted in the arrest of Christian C Rivera, leader of Rivera Drug Group operating in Region 1.
In his message, PLtGen Binag lauded Police Regional Office 1 under the leadership of its Regional Director Police Brigadier General Rodolfo S Azurin Jr for the committed execution of its mandate which greatly contributed to the peace and order of the country. He also commended PRO1 as the first PGS institutionalized unit in the PNP.
He then challenged PRO1 to sustain a 100% drug-free institution. “None of any member of PRO1 should be involved in illegal drugs in whatsoever manner whether it is a user, pusher, protector, etc.” PLtGen Binag stressed.
Meanwhile, an Oversight Committee Meeting on Anti-Illegal Drugs and Enhance Managing Police Operation proceeded after the activity.
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