Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetik, Palo, Leyte – Most Reverend Oscar Jaime Llaneta Florencio, DD, SThD, Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines (MOP), rendered a pastoral visit to Police Regional Office 8 (PRO 8) on Monday morning, January 25, 2021.
The military-police vicar was also the Guest of Honor and Speaker during the Traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony.
In his message, Bishop Florencio emphasized that the PNP core values shall be embodied by every personnel in the performance of his/her duties. “…For as we embark the new year 2021, we should know what are those things that we have to discard and what are those things we should retain, hindi magandang pakinggan na uulit-ulitin natin ang masamang ugali, ito po ay hindi kaaya-aya na ipamahagi sa kapwa,” Bishop Florencio explained.
Coinciding with the Flag Raising Ceremony, Bishop Florencio also led the awarding of the following winners of the PRO8 “PRECIOUS GEM” Competition: PMAJ MICHAEL JOHN M ASTORGA- Best Police Commissioned Officer (PCO) – Administrative Category; PMAJ EDWIN M OLOAN JR- Best PCO for Operations; PCMS Roger V Colico – Best Police Non-Commissioned Officer (PNCO) for Administration; and PCpl Russela Mari D Austria- Best Operations PNCO.
Meanwhile, Biliran Police Provincial Office (PPO) was adjudged as Best PPO; Tacloban City Police Office (CPO) as Best City Police Office (CPO); Baybay City Police Station (CPS) as Best CPS; and Naval Municipal Police Station (MPS) as Best MPS.
On the other hand, Police Station (PS) 2, Tacloban CPO was hailed as Best PS; 1st Leyte Police Mobile Force Company (PMFC) as Best PMFC; Ormoc City Mobile Force Company (CMFC) as Best CMFC; 804th Maneuver Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion 8 (RMFB8) as Best RMFB Maneuver Company; Regional Comptrollership Division as Best Regional Staff and Regional Maritime Unit as Best Regional Support Unit.
Accordingly, Biliran PPO was awarded for winning the “PRECIOUS Moments” Monthly Photo Gallery Contest. The said competition features photos of extraordinary deeds of personnel in relation to the program thrust of PBGEN RONALDO F DE JESUS, Regional Director. Biliran PPO also received a cash prize of Php10, 000.00 and Plaque of Recognition.
“We are privileged and honored to be visited by our Most Reverend Oscar Jaime Llaneta Florencio. Let us reflect with the words that he has imparted today and may his visit be a blessing to all of us. To the awardees, congratulations! Keep it up and strive for more,” RD DE JESUS said.
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