CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- The Region 1 police headed by Police Brigadier General Rodolfo S Azurin, Jr., Regional Director together with the National Police Commission- Regional Office 1 (NAPOLCOM-RO1) kicked-off on Monday morning (July 6, 2020) the 25th Police Community Relations Month Celebration at the Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) which highlighted the awarding of medals to Police Commissioned Officers (PCO), Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCO), Police Units and Local Chief Executives that immensely contributed and supported the conduct of various PCR activities in their respective areas of responsibility.

The kick-off ceremony of the 25th PCR Month anchored with the theme “Pinaigting na Ugnayan ng Mamamayan at Pulisya, Laban sa COVID-19 Pandemya” was graced by Atty. Monday R Samson, Director of NAPOLCOM-RO1 as the Guest of Honor and Speaker.

In his message, he emphasized the importance of technological advancement in coping up with the pandemic and stressed that the National Police Commission is continuously working out online training, programs and webinars that the PNP and other government agencies needed.

“We should not be stopped by other things especially with the pandemic on how to go back to our business,” he stressed.

He also lauded the awardees for displaying valuable commitment in public service. “To all the awardees, congratulations. What you are doing does not only make the PNP proud but also the entire Region 1,” he averred.

Meanwhile, in his message, Police Brigadier General Rodolfo S Azurin Jr., stressed the importance of police community relations in law enforcement. He emphasized that PCR organizes and mobilizes the community in crime prevention.

“This year’s PCR Month theme, “Pinaigting na Ugnayan ng Mamamayan at Pulisya Laban sa COVID-19 Pandemya,” truly underscores the importance of police and community partnership. It captures the essential need for cooperation to attain our common goal of lasting peace, progress and prosperity despite the pandemic we are facing today.” he said.

The month-long celebration includes the conduct of PCR related activities such as lectures on Crime Prevention, Effective Parenting and Responsible Parenthood, Basic Psychological Intervention, Health Protocols on New Normal, outreach programs under Kapwa Ko, Sagot ko Program and tree planting in DENR identified areas.

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO –A total of 400 newly appointed police recruits virtually joins the simultaneous oath taking ceremony with the Chief of the Philippine National Police, Police General Archie Francisco F Gamboa via Zoom App early today, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at San Roque Power Corporation, Brgy San Roque, San Manuel, Pangasinan.

The Chief of the Philippine National Police, Police General Archie Francisco F Gamboa administered their oath of office and congratulated them for passing the rigid screening process set by the PNP and strictly implemented by the Regional Screening Committee (RSC).

PBGen Azurin stressed the importance of their transformation from purely civilians to police officers as well as reminding them to train hard in order to be physically, mentally and spiritually prepared for the hardships of police works, and to become professional and competent public servants who possess high standard of morality and discipline.

“Be forewarned that, in our work as law enforcers, we are expected to be always on the move, always on our guard, in order to keep the communities safe 24/7, especially now that we are facing probably the greatest battle of this generation, the unforeseen enemy, the Covid-19,” PBGen Azurin said.

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Police Regional Office 1's Regional Director, PBGEN JOEL SABIO ORDUÑA, visited the remote town of Adams, Ilocos Norte to inspect the operational and administrative readiness of the personnel of Adams MPS, earlier today, February 4, 2020.

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