CAMP BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet – As part of the tradition, fifteen (15) uniformed personnel who will retire from the PNP service were honored here at Police Regional Office Cordillera, Camp Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet after long years of dedicated police service.

The retiring Uniformed Personnel are composed of two Commissioned Police Officers with the rank of Police Lieutenant and Police Captain and 13 Non-Commissioned Police Officers with the rank of Police Executive Master Sergeant (PEMS), Police Chief Master Police Sergeant (PCMS) and Staff Master Sergeant (PSMS).

Kalinga PPO dominated the retirement honors todays as 7, among the 15 are from said PPO led by PCPT RENATO S MIGUEL, with, PEMS Reynaldo C Balluran, PEMS Jimmy D Dong-as, PEMS Oliver B Gac-oy, PEMS Ambrocio S Gammad, PCMS Artemio P Liagao and PSMS Ferdinand A Alunday. Abra PPO produced the 2nd highest number with 4 retirees led by PLT JESSIE P GAPUZ, with PEMS Carino W Mariano, PCMS Manolo Y Daria and PCMS Amelito P Turqueza. PEMS Cesar T Tudlong and PEMS John N Ngidchi emanated from Mt. Province ; PEMS Donato DS Fernandez from BCPO; while PEMS Luciano Beredo has been assigned with the Regional Headquarters Service Unit.

In recognition of their services and in appreciation of their many contributions to the PNP, Medalya ng Paglilingkod or PNP Long Service Medal and Plaque of Appreciation were awarded and presented to them for their invaluable services and passion in the performance of their mandates which contributed in the attainment of the PNP’s mission and vision.

In his message, PBGEN Israel Ephraim T Dickson, Regional Director, extended huge congratulations to all the retiring police officers for their dedication to the police service with utmost loyalty and efficiency.  “I hope you have fulfilled your professional and personal aspirations. It’s now time to venture on another meaningful cause” he said.

The “Salamat-Kapatid” program desires to give honor to all police uniformed and non-uniformed personnel who retire after long years of serving the organization with honesty and dedication. Also, this is one way of remembering respected personnel of the police force who, in their own little way helped keep the streets safe. (PRO-COR RPIO)