23 officers named to new PNP posts as 7 retire


PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Debold Sinas on Monday, November 30, 2020, announced the designation of 23 officials to new positions in the latest round of reorganization of senior police officers.

Sinas said the latest movement was recommended by the Senior Officers’ Placement and Promotion Board (SOPPB) due to vacancies created by seven retiring senior officials who have already applied for non-duty status ahead of their retirement date.

Policemen on non-duty status still reports to his office for daily attendance but is exempted from work. This is granted to retiring officers to give them time to comply with documentary requirements for their retirement.

Sinas emphasized that the selection process for placement and promotion is based strictly on seniority, merit, ability to lead and familiarity with operations of their units.

The new designations effective December 1, 2020 are:

  • Deputy Director of Directorate for Integrated Police Operations for Southern Luzon - Police Brigadier General (PBGen) Jesus Cambay Jr.
  • Director, Center for Police Strategy Management - PBGen Alexander Sampaga
  • Acting Director for Plans (DPL) - PBGen Walter Castillejos
  • Acting Ex-O, DPL - PCol. Rommel Marbil
  • Deputy Regional Director for Operations (DRDO), National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) - PBGen Antonio Yarra
  • Deputy Regional Director for Administration (DRDA), NCRPO - PBGen Florencio Ortilla
  • Deputy Director for Operations - PBGen Ronaldo Olay
  • Acting Commandant of Cadets, Philippine National Police Academy - PCol. Arcadio Jamora Jr.
  • Acting DRDA, Calabarzon Police Regional Office (PRO) - PCol. Ismael Yu
  • DD, Quezon City Police District - PBGen Danilo Macerin
  • Regional Director, Central Visayas PRO - PBGen Ronnie Montejo
  • Acting Director, Directorate for Information and Communication Technology Management (DICTM) - PBGen Albert Ignatius Ferro
  • Director, Communications and Electronics Service - PBGen Conrado Gongon Jr.
  • Acting Ex-O, DIPO-Western Mindanao - PCol Jose Hidalgo Jr.
  • DD, MPD- PBGen Leo Francisco
  • Regional Director, Western Visayas PRO - PBGen Rolando Miranda
  • Deputy Director, DPL - PBGen Rene Pamuspusan
  • Acting DRDA, Central Luzon PRO - PCol. Narciso Domingo
  • Acting Ex-O, DIPO-Northern Luzon - PCol. Juan Anonuevo
  • Deputy Director, DHRDD - PBGen Herminio Tadeo Jr.
  • Deputy Director, DICTM - PBGen Armando de Leon
  • DD, Northern Police District - PBGen Eliseo Cruz
  • RD, Zamboanga Peninsula PRO - PBGen Ronaldo Ylagan

The seven retiring officers who are now on non-duty status are Police Major General (PMGen) Celso Pestaño, PMGen Jonas Calleja, PBGen Mario Rariza Jr., PBGen Joy Runes, PBGen Restito Gatera, PBGen Edgar Monsalve and PBGen Wilfredo Cayat. (PR)


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