CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – The conferment of the 2018 Ten Outstanding Policemen in the Province of La Union (TOPPLU Award) was held at the Diego Silang Hall, Provincial Capitol, City of San Fernando, La Union on October 11 , 2018 graced by the Provincial Governor, Hon Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” Ortega III
The awardees for this year as “Outstanding Policemen” in a province wide search initiated by the Provincial Government of La Union were: Police Superintendent Richmond Tadina adjudged as Outstanding Police Officer in the field of Administrative Management; PO3 Bryan D Pascua for Special Operations Category; Police Chief Inspector Bedalyn Antonio for Criminalistics; PO2 Glenn Almonte in the field of Anti-Narcotics ; Police Chief Inspector Fermin Farro in the field of Investigation; Senior Police Officer 2 Marvin Marquez for Human Resource Development; Police Senior Inspector Reginaldo Dalipias in the field of Intelligence; Police Officer 2 Zenaida Claro for Police Community Relations and Police Inspector Rosemarie Rafanan for Medical Category.
The TOPPLU Award was envisioned by the Provincial Government of La Union to recognize efforts and accomplishments of policemen in the province who contributed immensely in preventing and solving crimes and in maintaining peace, order and security in the province with the support of the community. The search was initiated by the Provincial Government of La Union as a way of expressing their deep appreciation of the La Union PPO personnel’s commitment in maintaining peace and order in La Union.
Police Senior Superintendent Herminio Tadeo, PRO1 Officer In-Charge, was represented by PSSupt Flynn E Dongbo, Regional Chief Directorial Staff, PRO1 and PSSupt Ricardo B Layug,Provincial Director of La Union Police Provincial Office were present and expressed their gratitude to the Provincial Government of La Union for giving recognition to the police officers who displayed exemplary performance in the different fields. They both congratulated the awardees for a well-deserved recognition however, the awardees were challenged that the award they received should spur them more to work even harder and push them to go the extra mile for better service. (PR – PNP PRO1 PIO)