Police Regional Office – Cordillera Regional Director Brig. General R’win Pagkalinawan pinned the Medalya ng Kagalingan to Police Executive Master Sergeants Joel Atolmom of Mayoyao Municipal Police Station(MPS), Rommel Bayaona of Aguinaldo MPS, and Diego Ogayan of Hingyon MPS.
Pagkalinawan awarded the same medals to Staff Sergeants Julius Lu-ib of Mayoyao MPS and Nestor Panhon of Hingyon of MPS and Chief Master Sergeant Ruben Attaman of Aguinaldo MPS.
Medalya ng Kagalingan is awarded to members of the Philippine National Police for a single heroism or series of heroic acts in a duty responsibility not warranting the award of Medalya ng Kadakilan. This include the neutralization of criminal elements, arrest of most wanted person and recovery of firearms and illegal drugs.
Pagkalinawan congratulated all policemen and women in Ifugao and enjoined them to continue to maintain a peaceful and drug-free community.
“Ifugao cops are the sample of most disciplined police officers. Kung hindi kayo disiplinado ay marami pang nagdrodroga at New Peoples Army,” he stressed.
Pagkalinawan turned-over to the Ifugao Provincial Police Office 65 basic assault rifle with ammunition, 28 cevlar helmet and other office equipment to further enhance the capabilities its personnel. (JDP/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao