New Year's Call To PRO7 Regional Director
Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) of Police Regional Office (PRO7) pay their Traditional New Year’s Call to PRO7 Regional Director, PCSUPT AGER P ONTOG JR today, January 6, 2010 at the Headquarters quadrangle.
Together with their spouses, the annual gathering was attended by the Command Group; Chiefs of the Directorial Staffs including Deputy Chiefs; City Directors and Provincial Directors; Group Director of RPSB7; Special Staffs; and Regional Officers, NSUs.
As part of the Customs and Traditions of the Philippine National Police, the New Year’s Courtesy Call is a yearly traditional activity wherein all members of the Command Group, Directorial and Special Staffs, Provincial and City Directors and their Deputy Directors, and other senior officers of Regional Headquarters together with their spouses paid a call to the Regional Director.
PCSUPT ONTOG, in his message commended his men and women in uniform to include non-uniformed personnel for a job well done rendered in the previous year.
He also reiterated the Chief PNP’s philosophy of the police day-to-day service, good manners and right performance of duty. The citizens must not only be served efficiently and effectively, but they must also be served with utmost courtesy. As the organization faces greater challenges in 2011, he further restated that PDG RAUL M BACALZO reminded the police force that the PNP policy will be guided by the eight foundation initiatives of training in the basics, procurement, review, enhancement of equipage, police community partnership, doctrine development, reward and punishment, human rights and mentoring leadership, as well as the operational imperatives on the continuing campaign against street crime, loose firearms, wanted person and enhancement of disaster preparedness capability.
The Regional Director reminded his personnel in Central Visayas to continue the unified efforts in helping spur the development of the region tourism growth center. He said, the police are not only law enforcers, but also ambassadors of goodwill, expected to help promote the country in the global tourism arena through the implementation of police programs and practices that complement the tourism development programs of our national and local leadership.
PCSUPT ONTOG is also optimistic for his force to continue doing their duties with zeal and vitality, exacting the highest standards from themselves and continuing to serve as role models for others to emulate.