More than 1,600 police officers regionwide received promotions in a simultaneous mass oath-taking and pinning of ranks at the Caraga Region Police Office headquarters in Camp Rafael Rodriguez on Monday.
A statement given to reporters said 76 commissioned officers and 1,524 non-commissioned officers got higher ranks.
Senior Supt. Jimili Macaraeg, deputy director for operations of the Police Regional Office (PRO-13), encouraged the lawmen to make their promotion their inspiration to do better in their service for the community and to stay committed to their duty as policemen.
The observance of mass promotion was to give honor and recognition to newly promoted PNP uniformed personnel as well as to uplift the morale of the police force. By CLC PHOTO/Caraga PulisPIO