Pangasinan PPO police bags national award
LINGAYEN---A senior police officer from the Police Provincial Office (PPO) in Pangasinan emerged as one of the winners in the 2010 Metrobank Foundation Search for Country’s Outstanding Policemen in Service (COPS).
Hermie Soriano Raymundo, Senior Police Officer 2, was chosen as the province’s best in the Police Non-Commissioned Officers Category.
A native and resident of Binmaley, SPO2 Raymundo is currently assigned at the Provincial Investigation and Detective Management Branch of the PPO here.
Raymundo’s COPS award is attributed to his dedication to service and exemplary performance in crime prevention and crime solution. He now joins the elite roster of outstanding policemen of the country honored by Metrobank Foundation, Incorporated, the Rotary Club of New Manila East and PSBank.
Raymundo and the other COPS awardees will receive a trophy and a cash prize of P250, 000 to be conferred at the Malacanang Palace by His Excellency President Benigno Aquino III.
As this developed, the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. congratulated Gov. Amado T. Espino, Jr. and PPO headed by PSSupt. Percival Barba, Provincial Director, for producing a winner from Pangasinan.
Gov. Espino likewise commended Raymundo for his feat even as he stressed that the outstanding policeman’s accomplishments are a big contribution to the sustenance of peace and order in his areas of concern.
COPS is an annual search which pays tribute to outstanding men and women of the Philippine National Police (PNP) who exemplified excellence in solving and preventing crimes.
It is also a tribute to outstanding men and women in uniform for exemplifying integrity as members of the PNP. (PIO/Angeline D. Villanueva)