The Bicol Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) or RTF Katoninongan Asin Kauswagan (RTF-ELCAC) convened for the NTF-ELCAC Levelling Session with RTC-ELCAC 5 presided by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on February 5, 2021.
Personnel of the Regional Explosive Ordnance and Canine Unit 5 (RECU5) led by PMAJ NEMESIO B SARONHILO JR, OIC, conducted bomb awareness lecture to the security personnel and tenants of SM City Legazpi on February 3, 2021 at the 3rd Floor Food Plaza of SM City Legazpi, Brgy. Bitano, Legazpi City.
Police Regional Office 5 cordially welcomed PBGEN HARRIS R FAMA, Executive Officer, Directorate for Police Community Relations during his visit in the Home of the Kasurog Cops on February 2, 2021 in front of the PRO5 Admin Building Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City. The arrival honors was hosted by PCOL DAVID K PEREDO, DRDO, PRO5.
The Philippine National Police, Police Regional Office 5, Bids and Awards Committee (PRO5 BAC) through RA Nr. 1158 otherwise known as the General Appropriation Act for Fiscal Year 2021 intends to apply for public bidding on the following:
Personnel of Police Regional Office 5 headed by PBGEN BARTOLOME R BUSTAMANTE, RD, started another week of staunch and resolute police service through its Traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony held today, February 1, 2021 in front of the PRO5 Grandstand inside Camp Ola.
PBGEN BARTOLOME R BUSTAMANTE, RD, PRO5, ushered the blessing of the refurbished buildings and facilities situated inside Camp Ola on January 27, 2021.
The renovated edifices of PRO5 are the offices of Regional Plans and Strategy Management Division, Regional Accounting/COA Office Building and the Regional Special Operations Unit 5 Quarters.
COMMODORE GIOVANNI G BERGATIN, Commander, CGD-Bicol was cordially welcomed by the men and women of Police Regional Office 5 during the arrival honors on January 27, 2021 in front of the Admin Building inside Camp Ola with PBGEN RAUL L BARGAMENTO, DRDA, PRO5 as the police host.
Imbued with the PNP Core Values of Makakalikasan, Police Regional Office 5 headed by PBGEN BARTLOME R BUSTAMANTE, RD thru the Regional Community Affairs and Development Division in close coordination with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources conducted a tree planting activity on January 26, 2021 at Brgy. Misibis, Bacacay Albay. During the event a total of 250 seedlings were planted at the area.
It was also participated by the KKDAT members, Muslim Brother from Albay and the students from Misibis Elementary School.
A meeting convened between Police Regional Office 5 under the capable leadership of PBGEN BARTOLOME R BUSTAMANTE, RD and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 5 headed by ATTY. GIL T PABILONIA, RD, PDEA ROV, with regards to PDEA-PNP Unified Regional Watch List as of December 31, 2020 held on January 25, 2021 at Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City.
The said material will serve as the baseline for the implementation of the Barangay Drug Clearing Program of PDEA and the PNP.
The men and women of Police Regional Office 5 under the leadership of PBGEN BARTOLOME R BUSTAMANTE, RD commemorated the act of heroism and gallantry of the 44 members of the PNP- Special Action Force who fought and laid down their lives while serving warrant of arrest against a most wanted Malaysian terrorist, Zulkifli Abdhir or Marwan in the hinterlands of Mamasapano, Maguindanao on January 25, 2015.
With pride and honor, PRO5 conducted a wreath laying ceremony to remember the bravery and to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by the SAF troopers on January 25, 2021 in front of the Heroes Shrine inside Camp Ola. Their deeds and contributions in our peacekeeping efforts had become and inspiration to the entire organization to continuously strive in making the PNP’s vision into reality.
During the activity, PMAJ FREDDIE C HERRY, Admin Officer, RLRDD and a member of the PNPA Class 2009 to which the SAF 44 belongs rendered a message recalling some of the courageous acts of his classmates that vividly pictures their commitment towards service.
RD, PRO5, also gave his message, “It has now been six years since that fateful day in the fields of Mamasapano where 44 SAF troopers died in the line of duty. Their deaths continue to inspire and fill all of us with a sense of pride to have counted as brothers in the same organization such brave and gallant men who truly lived up to the highest ideals and expectations of what a police officer should be by offering their very lives in the performance of their oath to serve and protect the people and the nation.”
“It is my hope that today’s commemoration would once again remind us not only of our duties as police officers but of our social and moral responsibility as part of one community; of aiming to do something for the betterment of our community and the welfare of our people no matter how small and insignificant they may be,” he added.
Ms. Rosalinni V Moneda, Assistant Acting Regional Director of the Civil Service Commission, Regional Office 5 graced the Traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony on January 25, 2021 held at the PRO5 Grandstand Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City.
Present during the activity is PBGEN BARTOLOME R BUSTAMANTE, Regional Director, PRO5, members of the Command Group and the Directorial Staff.
The event also paved the way to recognized personnel of this PRO who bravely fought and risk their lives in line of their duties as protectors of the land and to ensure peace and security in the entire region.
Thus CSC Parangal sa Lingkod Bayani Awards were given to the late PCpl Randy Y Almanzor; Pat Robert G Sluarta; PMSg Sotero R Javier; and Pat Prince Lagdameo. Said awards were received by their respective beneficiaries.