Police Regional Office 6 awards Medalya ng Kagalingan or PNP Medal of Merit to seventeen (17) deserving Western Visayas cops this morning, November 20 at Camp Delgado.
            The 17 police officers were, Police Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba, Police Senior Inspectors Jigger Gimeno, Leomel Gonzaga. PO3s Edmund Espidion, Nick Acaya, PO2s Melvin Mocorro, Albert Tayaba, RollySiman, Donal Tapang, John Earl Bravo, Joe Dennis Santes, Ryan Togonon, Mac Gregor Carnazo and PO1 Archie Quimba.
            Above- named individual were members of Regional Intelligence Division, Iloilo Police Provincial Office, Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency who were responsible in the implementation of warrant of arrest issued by Honorable Rogelio Amador, Presiding Judge Branch 66, Barotac Veijo, Iloilo to Arturo Balume Sr  alias “ Master Pedik” and two (2) other cohorts , listed as PRO6 Rank Number 1 High Value Target , Level 3 (HVT 3), being the sub-group leader of the late Melvin Odicta Drug Group at Brgy. Poblacion, Hinobaan, Negro Occidental on October 12, 2017 for the crime of Murder. 
            Likewise, same awards were also given to Police Senior Inspector Hilbert Gevero, PO2 Jomer Falco and PO1 Kheem Balbuena, members of Capiz Police Provincial Office, Provincia Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) and Roxas City Station DEU for the successful conduct of buy bust operation which resulted to the arrest Bobby Lee Balsomo and Llena Asas on October 06, 2017 at Railway St., Brgy XI, Roxas City, Capiz for Violation of Sections 5 and 11 of Article II, Republic Act 9165.
            The award was given during the Monday Flag Raising with Awarding Ceremony with Mr Wardley M Getalla, Regional Director, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 6 as the Guest of Honor and Speaker.
            This regions accomplishment is in line with the PRO6 strategic direction “We Perform as We Transform”.
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Police Regional Office 6 conducts Memorandum of Agreement Signing for DARE program at Caseñas Hall, Camp Gen. Martin Teofilo B Delgado, Iloilo City this morning of November 13.
            The MOA Signing was led by Police Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorn Binag, Regional Director together with him were, Atty. Anthony Nuyda, Regional Director, Department of Interior and Local Government, Director Gemma Ledesma, OIC Regional Director of the Department of Education, Region 6, Director Cesar Medina, Regional Director, Commission on Higher Education, Pastor Joel Degillo. Regional Director, Bless our Cops Movement. Incorporated and Rev. Dr. Danny Bornales, Founder, President, Battle Against Drugs.
            The purpose of this is for the member agencies to work hand in hand in educating the students of the harmful effects of illegal drugs.
            There were about 26 trained police officers who will be teaching the drug use prevention curriculum in elementary, middle and senior high school students. They will be given 45 to 60 minutes allotted time once a week.  The lesson will focus on teaching students the skills needed to recognize and resist social pressures to use drugs.
            To resist Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs and Violence is a DARE Vision.
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Western Visayas continues to be generally peaceful as crime volume dropped based on a comparative data covering the period of January to September of this year compared to the same period last 2016.
Record shows that the region’s significantly reduced its Total Crime Volume (TCV) by 13.69 percent or 5,666 from 41,398 incidents covering the period from January to September 2016 to 35, 732 crime incidents in the same period of the current year.
These 35, 732 incidents of the current year were this distributed among different provinces, Negros Police Provincial Office with the highest crime incident recorded is 8, 027, Iloilo City Police Office 7, 855, Iloilo Police Provincial Office 6, 925, Aklan PPO 4,828, Capiz PPO 3,191, Bacolod City PO 2,647. Antique PPO 1,480 and the lowest is Guimaras PPO with 779 incidents recorded.
          And the 41,398 incidents of the same period of last year were from, Negros Occidental PPO 8,959, ICPO 9,468, IPPO 7,505, Akan PPO 5,252, Capiz PPO 3,660, BCPO 3,686, Antique PPO 2,000 and Guimaras PPO 868.
            Meanwhile, PRO6 recorded 9, 388 incidents involving the 8 focus crimes which has a decrease of 1,386 or 12.85 percent from the 10,772 incidents in the same period of last year.
            This 9, 388 incidents are from murder -366,homicide – 188, Physical injury – 3,913, rape – 580, robbery – 97, Theft – 3,121carnapping – 13 and Motor napping – 13.
            While the 10, 772 are from murder – 385, homicide – 161, physical injury – 3,895, rape – 565, robbery – 1,184, theft – 4,235, car napping – 37 and motor napping 310.
            And, the region’s non index crime reduced from 30, 588 last year to 26, 328 or 13.93 percent this year.
          As regards to the Crime Solution Efficiency (CSE) there is an increase of 1.68 percent or 68.41 percent this year compared to 66.73 percent during the same perid of last year.
            While the crime clearance efficiency there is an increase of 72.82 % of 1.60 percent this year compared to 71.22 percent last year. (P03 Sharon FBalitor)
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            A total of twenty six (26) police officers from Police Regional Office 6 and National Support Unit receive awards this morning, November 13.
            The 21 individual got their awards in the recently concluded Regional Director’s Cup dubbed as “Battle of Police Units” last October 23 to 29, 2017 at PRO6 Firing Range.
            The recipient of Medalya ng Kasanayan or the PNP efficiency Medal for having been the;
CHAMPION, for Classifier Match
  1. Police Chief Inspector Louie Barrientos
  2. SPO4 John Swiggert Corvera,
  3. PO2 Bryan Sampelo
  4. PO1 Jerek Areglo
CHAMPION-for Municipal Police Station (MPS)/ City Police Station (CPS) Category
  1. Police Chief Inspector Rocky Desear- Cadiz City Police Station
  2. Police Senior Inspector Jeffrey Ferrer – Buenavista Municipal Police Station
  3. Police Senior Inspector Ronald Paclibar – Kalibo Municipal Police Station
  4. Police Inspector – Genalyn Romero – Valderama Municipal Police Station
  5. Police Inspector Hojn Stephanie Gammad – Maayon Municipal Police Station
  6. Police Senior Inspector Bonifacio Alabe Jr – Pototan Municipal Police Station
  7. Police Inspector Alfred Garcia – Cadiz Municipal Police Station
CHAMPION – Regional Headquarters Category
  1. Police Superintendent Martin Defensor Jr
  1. Police Senior Inspector Eduardo Siacon – Iloilo City Police Office
CHAMPION –Provincial/City Public Safety Company/Company of Regional Public Safety Battalion
  1. Police Superintendent Robert Lingbaluan – Negros Occidental PPSC
  2. Police  Senior Superintendent   Rodolfo Castil – Negros Occidental PPO
CHAMPION – National Support Unit Category
  1. Police Senior Superintendent


CHAMPION – Individual Category
  1. Police Superintendent Adonis Rosales – Bacolod City Police Office
            Meanwhile Medalya ng Papuri or the PNP Commendation Medal were given to for having been the;
1st runner up Individual Category – PO3 Abner Tillana Jr – BCPO
2nd runner up Individual Category – SPO1 Arman Troncoso – Guimaras PPO
1st runner up MPS/CPS – Police Inspector John Stephanie Gammad and Police Senior Inspector Bonifacio Alabe Jr
            Furthermore, Medalya ng Kasanayan or the PNP Efficiency Medal were awarded to the following police officers for being the CHAMPION in the 21st Battle of the Gun Clubs, 5th Private Security Agencies (PSA) and 4th Inter-Civil Security Group- Firearms Explosive Office-SOSIA Shooting Challenge last September 14 to 17, 2017 at Armscor Firing Range, Marikina City.
            These individuals were – SPO2 Vincent Pendon, SPO1 Ronald Oliver Madayag. PO3 John Baylosis and PO3 Julieta Sequio.
            Same awards were also given to Police Chief Inspector Eidyl Christian Palmon for his exemplary performance as the Chief Regional Anti-Cybercrime Goup from November 2, 2016 to October 30 2017.
            The awards were given during the Monday Flag Raising with Awarding Ceremony at Camp Gen. Martin Teofilo B Delgado, Iloilo City with Police Director RENE O ASPERA, The Director for Personnel and Records Management as the Guest of Honor and Speaker. 
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No major incident took place that disrupted the colorful activities during the Masskara Festival 2017 in Bacolod City.  
Despite of the inclement weather, everybody enjoys the ambience of the city of smile.
The Task force Masskara would like to say thank you for all the support and cooperation in achieving the goal for the secure, orderly and peaceful celebration.
Police Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, Police Regional Office 6; regional director congratulates the Task Force and the entire PRO6 as well for the professionalism, dedication and teamwork displayed to ensure a safe, secure and orderly celebration of festival. ”Finally, let us all thank God for allowing this success to happen. To Him be all the glory! God bless you and may God continue to bless PRO 6” Binag said.
To note: The City Government of Bacolod and the Task Force Masskara Security have the culminating activity at Bacolod City Government Center earlier this morning, October 23, Honorable Evelio Leonardia. City Mayor attended. (PO3 Sharon F Balitor)
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