ILOILO CITY, Feb. 21 (PIA6) - - The Police Regional Office 6 directs newly assumed Iloilo City top cop to maintain adherence to dignity in the performance of police tasks and responsibilities.
Police Brigadier General Rene Pamuspusan made this marching orders to the new Acting Director of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO), PCol. Eric Dampal, during the turnover of command ceremony, February 20.
The directive is anchored on maintaining adherence to dignity by police personnel in the performance of tasks and responsibilities, strict implementation of the Chief PNP such as on the "No Take Policy" and discipline, and solving a recent crime case.
Pamuspusan said "In Iloilo and PRO 6, we carry ourselves with dignity and we do not allow just anyone to disrespect any member of the Police Regional Office 6."
The case ordered to be solved by Pamuspusan is the fatal shooting in broad daylight on January 19 of businessman Delfin Britanico in La Paz district here.
In his message, Pamuspusan emphasized the importance of dignity in the performance of tasks and responsibilities of PRO 6 personnel, and with that his first marching order out of the three, for Dampal was to carry himself with dignity as a leader and as the new Acting City Director.
"In Iloilo and PRO 6, we carry ourselves with dignity and we do not allow just anyone to disrespect any member of the Police Regional Office 6," he said.
Dampal succeeded PCol. Martin Defensor, Jr. who was promoted as PRO 6 Chief of the Regional Directorial Staff.
Pamuspusan told Dampal that he has a very big shoes to fill as he is more than satisfied of the performance of the former City Director.
"Hindi kita kilala but I am sure that with your background as well you can fulfill the expectations not only of the Regional Director but also of the people of Iloilo City," said Pamuspusan.
He also urged the ICPO chief to use the new assignment as an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the Ilonggos and to remain committed to the goal of PRO 6 for a crime free, drug free Western Visayas.
Dampal came from Police Regional Office 11 in Davao City. His other assignments include Police Regional Offices 10 and 13 and the Philippine Public Safety College.
He was also deployed twice as member of the peace-keeping mission of the United Nations in the Republic of Sudan and in East Timor. (JSC/laf/PIA6-Iloilo)