PNPA produces 269 new inspectors
The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) announced that it has produced 269 new inspectors who were conferred with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Public Safety. The 2013 batch dubbed PNPA “Tagapamagitan” (arbiter) Class of 2013 is composed of 225 males and 33 females with rank of second lieutenant in the military.
Ruben Platon, president of the Philippine Public Safety College, said the cadets' graduation ceremonies is slated this Friday at Camp General Mariano Castaneda in Silang, Cavite.
22-year-old cadet Jhon Felix Gutierrez Pascual Jr. is the batch topnother for this year. He is a son of a retired policeman and a public school teacher in Iguig town, a few kilometers away from Tuguegarao City in Cagayan province.
Pascual will receive the Presidential Kampilan Award from President Benigno Aquino III.
Second placer Christian Palustre Javier, 25, from Masanlay, Oriental Mindoro. He will receive the Vice Presidential Kampilan Award from Vice President Jejomar Binay.
Third placer Davis Vicente Dulawan, 23, from Lamut, Ifugao, will receive the SILG Kampilan Award from Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II.
Pascual and Dulawan have decided to join the PNP while Javier has decided to join the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).
Other cadets in the top 10 graduates are: cadets Mohammad Fadhad Dinampo Julwadi, 23, from Sta. Barbara, Zamboanga City, 4th place; Markson Solomon Almeranez, from Sta. Mesa, Manila, 5th place; Aiman Jumlani Kamlon, from Jolo, Sulu, 6th place; Mark Francis Tupaz Bauya, from Abuyog, Leyte, 7th place; Nino Villanueva Aquiatan from Taft, Eastern Samar, 8th place; Aiman Khuzaimah Pagayawan Pantaran, from Lanao del Norte, 9th place; and Zynon Aclinen Paiking, from La Trinidad, Benguet, 10th place.
Kamlon, a Tausug, is recognized as the First Captain or regimental commander in the history of the academy since 1980.
According to Platon, 258 (96 percent) of the cadets will be joining the PNP; 11 cadets (4 percent) will be joining the BJMP.
Platon said there were 26 of the cadets who had expressed willingness to join the Bureau of Fire Protection but the branch of service could not accommodate them for lack of positions to be filled up.
Chief Supt. Carlito Romero, BFP officer in charge, said the department currently has no opening for the rank of inspector.
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