PRO12, General Santos City– Following the traditional Monday flag raising ceremony at Police Regional Office 12 (PRO 12) Grandstand in Tambler, General Santos City. Eleven Cops- Four (4) Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and Seven (7) Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs)- were conferred with Medalya Ng Papuri (PNP Commendation Medal).
Police Chief Superintendent Rhodel O Sermona, Director of Police Community Relations Group/Guest of Honor and Speaker during the Cascading of the PNP recovery and Wellness Program conducted right after the Flag Raising Ceremony, presented the medals to the awardees. He was assisted by PSSupt Ulysses C Caton, PRO 12 Deputy Regional Director for Administration.
Awarded were PSupt Ranie P Hachuela, PSupt Samuel T Cadungon, PCInsp Patrich A Elma, PSInsp Robert B Fores, SPO4 Samson C Lagura, SPO3 James E Tronzal, SPO1 Joel L Daniel, PO2 Roniel T Baay, PO2 Adonis P Salvador, , PO1 Loyd E Lendio, and PO1 Ronald A Samonte.
The awarded cops demonstrated exemplary efficiency in the performance of their duties and responsibilities in anti-illegal drugs and criminality campaign in Region 12.
PCSupt Marcelo C Morales, Regional Director of PRO12 said that the awardees deserved the awards.
“For information of general public, PRO12 fight against illegal drugs and criminality in the region has just earned recognition on June 25, 2018 as the PNP Drug Enforcement Group based in Camp Crame, Quezon City awarded RPDEU 12 as the best among RPDEUs in the entire country for its accomplishments, and these awardees are just few among the cops who have been taking part in the intensified operations against illegal drugs and criminality.”PCSupt Morales added.
The Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit 12 has always been implementing Search Warrants, conducting raid in the houses of suspects, illegal drug buy bust operations, hot pursuit and manhunt operations, and among others with the participation of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion 12 and its companies, PDEA 12, lower units such as the Provincial/City and Municipal Police Stations