Police Regional Office 5 celebrates the 27th PNP Ethics Day along with the other Police Headquarters in the country on January 4, 2021.
This year’s theme; “Nagkakaisang Pambansang Pulisya, Sama-sama sa Serbisyong Tapat at Marangal para sa Bayan” underscore the unity of each the members of the organization by standing as one in bringing optimum quality of police service to the community despite the challenges that it confronts.
Atty. Jenifer B Balleres-Bagay, Associate Provincial Prosecutor of Albay Office of the Provincial Prosecutor graced the said activity as the Guest of Honor and Speaker held at the PRO5 Grandstand, Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City.
The said event also paved the way to give recognition to some of our PNP personnel for their deeds and contributions that is reflective to the mandates of the PNP--- to serve and protect.
Medalya ng Kasanayan was awarded to PMAJ ALEJO B DESPACIO, Chief Regional Chaplain, for his relentless pursuit of providing moral and spiritual guidance and ethical direction to all PRO5 personnel, not to despair in this turbulent times, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic instead, hold on to their faith in God Almighty.
On the other hand, Medalya ng Papuri was given to PSMS ARNEL ANTE, a member of Daraga MPS Traffic Management Unit, Albay PPO for exerting efforts in locating the owner of the lost and found brown wallet containing cash and personal identification cards. The same award was accorded to PSSg Pamela B Ayes for her act of kindness and generosity by breastfeeding a two-month old baby crying loudly during the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program on July 28, 2020 at Taysan Village, Legazpi City.
Medalya ng Papuri was also given to Pat Edgar A Igsoc and Pat Niño P Palcon, both members of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RMFB) 5 for donating blood to Mr. Jackie Carinan of San Isidro, Goa, Camarines Sur and Mr. Bradecina of San Paulino of Tagas, Daraga, Albay who were both in need of blood transfusion to recover from their serious sickness.
Their selfless gestures is worthy of emulation by their peers in the PNP service as well as the community and brought positive impression to the image of this PRO and the entire organization.
A plaque of appreciation was also given to Atty. Bagay for sharing her time valuable time and wisdom during the event.
This annual celebration is vital to the organizational transformation of police officers who have bravely served the nation through the years and acknowledge the untiring support given by various stakeholders.
The PNP Code of Professional Conduct and Ethical Standards has been ratified on January 7, 1992 which marked the day as significant and meaningful. In 1995, January of every year was declared as the PNP Ethics Day.
The Philippine National Police, Police Regional Office 5, Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City, through PRO5 Disposal Committee invites prospective bidders for the bidding of the items for disposal through PUBLIC AUCTION per lot of the following PNP properties which were found unserviceable and beyond economic repair as indicated in the attached document.
PBGEN BART R BUSTAMANTE, RD, PRO5 graced the Opening Ceremony of Explosive Detection Dogs and Handlers Course (EDDHC) held at PRO5 Granstand, Camp BGEn Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City on December 30, 2020.
Police Regional Office 5 headed by PBGEN BART R BUSTAMANTE, Regional Director conducted a 2-Day Training on Coronavirus Awareness Response and Empowerment (C.A.R.E) Infodemic Drive on December 28 and 29, 2020 held at Legazpi City Convention Center, Legazpi City.
C.A.R.E infodemic drive aims to curb and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, promote health precautionary measures, maximize information dissemination to ensure that the community gets the most reliable, timely and accurate information they need to face the current global health crisis.
Further, the training aims to maximize and utilize the PNP strength to raise awareness on COVID-19 pandemic; to enhance the personnel’s skills in public speaking; and to instil the DOH protocols and other necessary information about COVID-19.
Highlight of the activity is the actual performance of the participants delivering their lecture-demo which were adjudged by PBGEN RHODEL O SERMONIA, Acting Director of Directorate for Police Community Relations and PCADG Speakers Bureau.
The training was participated by six (6) personnel from all PPOs/CPO, RMFB 5 and RCADD who are teachers, nurses and holders of related professional degree and have credible background or exposure in conducting lectures and related works.
In this season of giving and sharing, personnel of Police Regional Office 5 continue to extend help to the Bicolanos under its program dubbed as Handog ni Kasurog.
A total of 500 families from Brgy Bariis, Malinao, Albay received assorted relief items and kitchenware during the said activity held at Malinao Auditorium on December 24, 2020.
Present during the event is the other half of PBGEN BART BUSTAMANTE, RD, PRO5, Mrs. Cynthia Bustamante together with PCOL BENJAMIN B BALINGBING, Chief, RCADD and PCOL LIANE M VAN DE VELDE, Chief, RLDD.
PCOL BERNARDO M PEREZ, the former Chief of the Regional Highway Patrol Unit 5 takes the helm as the new Acting Provincial Director of Camarines Sur Police Provincial Office during the turnover of office ceremony administered by PBGEN BARTOLOME R BUSTAMANTE, RD, PRO5 on December 23, 2020 held at the Maringal Lounge, Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City.
PCOL Perez succeeded the erstwhile PD, PCOL RODERICO A ROY JR, who served for almost 2 years in Cam Sur PPO.
Six hundred thirty seven (637) young breed of Police Officers officially graduates on the Field Training Exercises of the PSFTP Class 2020-01 on December 22, 2020 at the PRO5 Grandstand Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City with PBGEN BERNARD M BANAC as the Guest of Honor and Speaker.
On the same activity begins another milestone as today also opens their Basic Internal Security Operations Course (BISOC) Class 04-11-2020 R5.
PBGEN BERNARD M BANAC, Director, Philippine National Police Training Service was accorded with an arrival honors as the Guest of Honor and Speaker during the Graduation of the Field Training Exercises of the PSFTP-Class 2020-01 and the Opening of the Basic Internal Security Operations Course (BISOC) Class 04- 11-2020R5 on December 22, 2020 in front of the PRO5 Admin Building, Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City.
The arrival honor was hosted by PCOL DAVID K PEREDO JR. Deputy Regional Director for Operation, PRO5.
PBGEN BART R BUSTAMANTE, Regional Director, delivered the Christmas message of PGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, CPNP to the personnel of Police Regional Office 5 on December 21, 2020 via zoom.
“Lest we forget, ladies and gentlemen, this Christmas time is a season of sharing. As such, we can all have that sense of humanity in this season of plenty. Let each family of our police officers strengthen the bond of love, care and compassion at home. Let all police officers volt in to create an atmosphere of hope, of sense of humanity, and of extending our helping hand to the needy that will serve as our finest moment to shine bright in the eyes of our countrymen during this yuletide season”, from the message of the CPNP.
Personnel of the Regional Headquarters headed by PBGEN BART B BUSTAMANTE, Regional Director went to Brgy San Roque, Tabaco City on December 22, 2020 to distribute assorted relief items to 105 families in the locality.
The activity is the latest of several relief distributions to various communities in Bicol which were affected by the recent typhoons that hit the region as another way of fulfilling its mission to serve and protect.
During the activity, the team also catered a total of 408 individuals on its feeding program dubbed as Kasurog Food Kitchen. An intermission number was also conducted to provide entertainment to the beneficiaries.
PBGEN BART R BUSTAMANTE, Regional Director of PRO5 graced the Oath-Taking ceremony of 13 newly appointed Non Uniformed Personnel held at PRO5 Maringal Lounge, Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City on December 18, 2020.
“In taking your oath you have taken it upon yourselves to help us realize this vision. And so I look forward to your dedication and commitment in helping us achieve our hopes and dreams for our beloved organization”, RD BUSTAMANTE said in his message during the ceremony.
BGEN BART R BUSTAMANTE, RD, PRO5 through Regional Community Affairs and Development Division (RCADD) conducted relief operations to 100 Muslim families at Shiek Muhammad IBN, Muhammad Albasil Masjid, Brgy. Pawa, Tabaco City on December 18, 2020.
In the advent of the Christmas season, Police Regional Office 5 under the leadership of PBGEN BART R BUSTAMANTE, RD, PRO5 in coordination with the Provincial Government of Catanduanes and the Local Government Unit of Virac, facilitated the distribution of the Three Hundred Ninety Three (393) Noche Buena package donated by Tongas to the residents of Brgy. Francia, Virac, Catanduanes on December 17, 2020.
Police Regional Office 5 headed by PBGEN BART R BUTAMANTE, RD PRO5, in coordination with the Provincial Government of Catanduanes and the Local Government Unit of Virac, facilitated the distribution of Php 500, 000.00 worth of construction materials composed of 614 pcs of GI sheets, 500 pcs plywood and sawn lumber amounting to One Hundred Thousand P100,000.00 on December 17, 2020.
The Php 350, 000.00 from the total donation was given by the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Mapitagan Class of 1980 while Php 150, 000.00 came from the PRO5 fund and other stakeholders.
During the activity, thirty families from Brgy. Batag, Virac, Catanduanes were given given (10) pcs each of GI sheets, (12) pcs each of plywood, (6) pcs sawn lumber and (1) pc each of rechargeable light.
The remaining construction materials will also be given to other gravely affected families in the said barangay.
This undertaking is still part of the continuing effort of PNP Bicol to extend help to the victims of the successive typhoons that severely hit the region.
PRO5 would also like to express its most profound gratitude to PMA Mapitagan Class of 1980 for the act of kindness and generosity by donating construction materials that will aid the beneficiaries in rebuilding their respective homes.