More than 2,000 newly promoted police officers of the Police Regional Office Cordillera took their oath on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. PRO-Cor Regional Director PBGen. Mafelino Bazar administered the oath and presided over the donning and pinning of ranks of the 2,031 newly promoted police officers at the Camp Major Bado Dangwa in La Trinidad, Benguet. The oathtaking ceremony was also conducted simultaneously in the different Police Offices in the Cordillera region of the total number of the new promoted officers, there are 219 Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and 1,812 Police Noncommissioned Officers (PNCOs).

For the PCO positions, 5 were promoted to Police Major, 191 to Police Captain, and 23 to Police Lieutenant while for the PNCOs, 90 were promoted to Police Executive Master Sergeant, 189 to Police Chief Master Sergeant, 156 to Police Senior Master Sergeant, 257 to Police Master Sergeant, 363 to Police Staff Sergeant, and 757 to Police Corporal. Bazar also encouraged the newly promoted officers to continue their best and be an example as a law-abiding citizens. He reminded that the new ranks laid on the shoulders of the police officers manifests the significance of their well-earned promotion and comes with great responsibility to serve and protect our people.

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Amianan Balita Ngayon