LUNGSOD NG QUEZON — Hinirang ni Pangulong Rodrigo R. Duterte si National Capital Region Police Office Regional Director PMGEN Debold M. Sinas bilang 25th Chief ng Philippine National Police (PNP).
Si PMGEN Sinas ang papalit sa outgoing PNP Chief na si PGEN Camilo Pancratius P. Cascolan dahil sa mandatory retirement.
Ang incoming PNP Chief ay miyembro ng “Hinirang Class” of 1987 ng Philippine Military Academy, kasama sina PLTGEN Guillermo T. Eleazar (2nd in command), PLTGEN Cesar Hawthorne Binag (3rd in command), at PMGEN Joselito Vera Cruz (4th in command).
Siya rin ang Regional Director ng Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 sa Central Visayas matapos maging Secretary ng Directorial Staff ng PNP sa loob ng dalawang taon. Pinangunahan din niya ang PNP Crime Laboratory noong 2018.
Mula 2003 hanggang 2017 ay nagserbisyo si PMGEN Sinas sa Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, Intelligence Group, PRO12, PRO9, PRO3, at PRO Cordillera.
Mararating naman ng 55-taong heneral ang mandatory retirement age na 56 taon sa May 2021.
“General Sinas needs all the support and strong commitment of the PNP Officer Corps and rank-and-file for him to effectively discharge his duties and functions as Chief PNP,” pagpapahayag kumpiyansa ni outgoing PNP Chief Cascolan.
“In a dynamic organization like the PNP, only the players are changed, but the strategic vision remains constant and endures until the endgame in year 2030 when we shall have completed our journey to complete organizational development and service excellence,” dagdag pa ni PGEN Cascolan.
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