Eastern Visayas Police Welcomes Newly-installed Regional Director

Eastern Visayas Police Welcomes Newly-installed Regional Director        


Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office 8 (PRO8) warmly welcomed PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA as the newly-installed Regional Director, effective March 19, 2020 replacing PBGEN FERDINAND ORCALES DIVINA who assumed his new designation as Acting Director for Intelligence, Philippine National Police.PBGEN BALBA was then the District Director of Manila Police District (MPD). Before he took the helm of this PRO as its new regional director, he first turned-over his command to the incoming District Director, PBGEN ROLANDO F MIRANDA on March 19, 2020 during the turnover of command ceremony held at the Manila Police District Headquarters.

PBGEN BALBA is a pride of the Philippine Military Academy “MARINGAL” Class of 1988. For the record, he is believed to be one of the youngest among their class and the most hardworking police officials in the organization. He is also known for being a considerate and compassionate leader.

“It is my fervent honor to lead PRO8 as your Regional Director. I know for the fact that the Police Force of Eastern Visayas is resilient and reliable. Now that we are facing an emergency crisis, I have high hopes that we can overcome any trials. We are all in this together. My gratefulness also goes to our Lord Almighty for guiding me throughout my journey,” said PBGEN BALBA.

Further, he made clear of his marching orders addressed to all police personnel of Region 8, the 3 Basic Filipino Values that every “Pulis Waraynon” should possess: Malinis (Neat and Clean) – not just on physical attributes but also towards workplace and stations; Magalang (Respectful) – wherein humility and prudence should highly observed and Maaasahan (Reliable) – no matter how big or small our contributions in the PNP organization, it is still part and parcel of the whole Policing System.

Following the quarantine procedures, RD Balba travelled by land thru a private vehicle and submitted himself for a 14-day quarantine.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following social media accounts: Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8; or Youtube Channel : Pulis Otso (The Official Youtube Channel of PRO8).