Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Caraga Region, Recipients of Most Numbered Patrol Cars in Entire Philippines

Police Regional Director Lino Calingasan and the number two man in the 125,000 strong Philippine National Police, Deputy Chief for Administration Police Deputy Director General Geary Lingan Barias led the blessing and turn-over of 17 patrol vehicles to different police stations in Caraga region.

In his speech, he reminded recipients to maintain this in good condition: “These vehicles came from the taxes of the people and for that matter you should see to it that these are properly maintained, taken cared of and should be used to its fullest utilization in the service of our people,”

PDDG Barias was also happy to announce, that Caraga was given the most number of patrol vehicles in the entire Philippine National Police.

Just this year, PRO 13 was given 36 patrol vehicles and PDDG remarked, “This is the first time that I experienced these much number of vehicles being distributed in one region alone.”

The PNP under its Integrated Transformation Program will have a continuing procurement of equipment and facilities.

PNP Chief Jesus Versoza envisioned in upgrading the physical facilities to support field operations of the PNP.

Recipients for these patrol vehicles are the following: Buenavista Municipal Police Station in Agusan del Norte, San Isidro MPS in Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Office, Lianga Police Station, Tubajon MPS, Cortes Police Station, Taganaan Police Station Agusan del Norte Provincial Public Safety Management Company, San Miguel MPS, and police stations of Madrid, La Paz, Esperanza, Rosario, Sibagat and Bunawan.

Police personnel who will be assigned as drivers of the newly acquired patrol vehicles were also directed to always use proper uniform and to be courteous at all times to every Juan.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Mainit Lakeside Legacy Resort

This is the newest tourist destination in Caraga Region, the P200-million Mainit Kasili Lakeside Legacy Resort and Tourist Hotel in Mainit, Surigao del Norte operated and managed by the local government as iniated by Mayor Ramon Mondano.

Once fully operational the two-storey resort has 58 rooms of the two-storey lakeside resort hotel are already tiled and painted, including with four suite rooms, two conference rooms, six concrete cottages, two lounging areas, and two swimming pools -- one for children with slides and one for adults.

Mayor Mondano believes, Mainit Kasili Lakeside Legacy Resort and Tourist Hotel will generate more tourists, both foreign and domestic and can offer better employment opportunities for the Mainitnons and Surigaonons.

"I want to prove to all that this leadership could give rise to a multimillion-peso structure -- a concrete landmark of my administration, my legacy to the people of Mainit, which for generations the Mainitnons could take pride of," said Mayor Mondano.

Lake Mainit has been known as the fourth largest and the deepest lake in the Philippines.

35 Policemen and Women in Caraga Region Promoted to Police Inspector

Police Regional Director Lino Calingasan placed the shoulder board to newly promoted Police Inspector Regino Presioso Jr.

Thirty five (35) personnel of Police Regional Office 13 assigned in different cities and provinces were appointed into the Philippine National Police Officers Corps via lateral entry in the rank of Police Inspector effective today.

Police Regional Director Lino Calingasan in a ceremony held at PRO 13 Grandstand placed the shoulder board with the presence of family and loved ones of those who were accorded with rank promotions namely:

1.Rodel Dorado
2.Junalyn Suan
3.Regino Precioso Jr.
4.Rene Sarento
5.Marisan Liza
6.Solomom Cumahig Jr.
7.Tessiel Moleta
8.Venus Sarveda
9.Ignacio Serrano III
10.Junil Gultiano
11.Eunice Gonzaga
12.Elmer Ligalig
13.Napolen Boiser
14.Joel Cabanes
15.Roland Orcullo
16.Elmar Claret
17.Carmelo Malubay
18.Angie Gonzales
19.Pacifico Gerong
20.Joemel Maquiling
21. Agustin Navarro
22. Raymund Morillo
23. Joepetrus Catubig
24. Elsa Montenegro
25. Joy Allan Blasco
26. Dores Torralba
27. Ernesto Telano Jr
28. Randy Abunda
29. Maricor Rivas
30. Ernesto Marcos Jr.
31. Angel CadeliƱa
32. Roderick Aranas
33. Jessie Ray de Gracia
34. Jerry Fernandez
35. Elvie Salino

In a speech made by Police Regional Director Lino Calingasan, he urged the newly promoted Police Inspectors to serve as inspirations to other PNP personnel and hopes to strengthen the PNP’s campaign against insurgency, criminality and in the implementation of the internal security operations as well as for the pushing of the Integrated Transformation Program.

He added, “Your promotion is a big step towards a better life but a bigger responsibility to shoulder as you received your new shoulder board”.

The newly promoted 35 Police Inspector detained in different police station in the region are expected to help in PO 13’s effort to reduce the crime rate and solve if not minimize terroristic acts perpetuated by lawless elements.