PRO8 honors model PNP families
CAMP KANGLEON, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office 8 embarks on a noble program to strengthen moral values and emphasizes on the importance of solid Filipino family, paid tribute to model police families as the highlight of the culmination of the National Crime Prevention Week celebration.
“The search for PNP model families intends to bring forth transformational leaders within the organization and highlights the police’s capability as a leader and community partner”, PCSUPT ELMER RAGADIO SORIA, PRO8 Regional Director said. This is also made to build public confidence and support to the police force and help induce positive changes in the environment by serving as role models, he added.
This year’s regional winners are PSUPT ORLANDO SENEDRIN GARDIOLA, JR., assigned with Eastern Samar Police Provincial Office for Family Category and SPO2 Solita Miralles Canites of Quinapondan Municipal Police Station for Solo Parent Category. They were also adjudged as national finalists and were presented by PCSUPT SORIA, Pedro Noval, Jr.,DILG Regional Director and Napolcom Regional Director Nicomedez Jose during the Culmination Program of the 18th National Crime Prevention Week held this morning at the PRO8 Matapat Hall.
First launched on September 1, 2009 during the NCPW Kickoff Ceremony, the Search for PNP Model Families is being undertaken by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) in collaboration with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Philippine National Police (PNP) and other member agencies/organizations of the National Crime Prevention Week Inter-agency Technical Working Committee.
The winners were selected for being God-fearing, responsible and hardworking parents who are providing for the needs of their families while at the same time serving the force with utmost dedication despite their busy schedule.
The 2012 PNP Model Families were divided into two categories to recognize not only those PNP personnel with complete members of the family but also single police parents who untiringly support their family living with strong family bond, righteousness and social responsiveness.
“The recognition not only served as a vehicle in gaining support, cooperation, trust and confidence of an empowered citizenry in the police, but also motivates law enforcers to put more emphasis and value on the moral aspect of the PNP Integrated Transformation Program.”, the Regional Director averred. (PR)
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