CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – One hundred newly appointed non-uniformed personnel (NUP) of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) took their oath of office recently in a simple ceremony held at the PRO1 grandstand here.
Region 1 police director Chief Superintendent Roman A. Felix administered the oath of office to the new NUP composed of 69 computer operators/crime registrars and 31 radio operators who will be assigned to the different police provincial offices (PPOs) and city/municipal police stations within Region 1.
In his message, Felix told the new NUP to adhere to PNP rules and regulations as new members of the police force, and perform their duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Chief PNP’s Strategic Focus: CODE-P 2013 and Beyond and his Five-Point Priority Action Plan.
“Bilang mga kawani ng gobyerno, nararapat din kayong sumunod sa lahat ng pinaiiral na mga batas, rules and regulations ng PNP at sa lahat ng mga kautusang legal,” Felix said.
He also stressed the importance of strong working relationship between the NUP and uniformed personnel to ensure that the “serbisyong makatotohanan” of the PNP will be felt and experienced by the people particularly in Region 1.
The new NUP is part of the 495 successful applicants who passed the rigorous screening processes set by the selection board. The first batch of 268 NUP took their oath on November 10 and the remaining 127 applicants will take their oath as soon as possible. Mathematically, 495 uniformed personnel performing administrative duties will be added for normal police duties.
The successful NUP have undergone a series of examinations that included a comprehensive examination, Nuero (written and oral), medical, dental, drug test, skills test, qualifying test and final interview.
The NUP appointed as Administrative Assistant III is equivalent to SG-9 with a monthly salary of P16,051.00; Admin Assistant I is equivalent to SG-7 with a monthly salary of P13,890.00; Administrative Aid VI (Communication Equipment Operator II) is equivalent to SG-6 with a monthly salary of P12,921.00, and Administrative Aid IV (CEO I) is equivalent to SG-7 with a monthly salary of P11, 181.00.#