Iligan City — In a speech, during the flag raising ceremonies Monday, Mayor Celso Regencia announced that the city police office here won the “Best City Police Office” award. This is the second time that the office bagged the title under City Police Chief Leony Roy Ga, the mayor said.
It was learned that Angeles City came out third, General Santos, second, and that the awardings were held at Camp Crame in Quezon City, last Aug. 9 during the founding anniversary of the Philippine National Police.
President Duterte graced the ceremonies, along with OIC of the Department of Interior and Local Government Catalino Cuy and PNP Police Director General Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa. Among the individual awardees OIC Police Chief of Ozamiz City Jovie Espenido received the award for “Best Anti-Illegal Drugs Operations.” (Nora Soriño)