MANILA, Philippines?The Manila Police District (MPD) director ordered on Tuesday a revamp among Manila police station commanders, affecting at least nine police superintendents, and members of his support units.
Chief Superintendent Roberto Rongavilla, the MPD director, told the Philippine Daily Inquirer, that the reshuffle was part of the normal movement of police officials at the MPD.
?They have been designated to their new posts after an evaluation of their performances,? he pointed out.
In turnover rites late Tuesday afternoon held at the MPD headquarters along UN Avenue, Superintendent Ernesto Tendero was tapped to head the MPD Raxabago, Tondo station 1; Chief Inspector Daniel Buyao, Jr. was named officer-in-charge of the MPD Moriones, Tondo station 2; Superintendent Jemar Modequillo, the MPD Sampaloc station 4; Superintendent Felipe Cazon was named new head of the MPD Ermita station 5; Superintendent Rogelio Rosales Jr was made chief of the MPD Sta. Ana station 6; and the new MPD Sta. Mesa station 8 commander is Superintendent Orlando Mirando Jr.
Superintendent Frumencio Bernal, formerly the Ermita police station commander, was reassigned to head the MPD Malate station 9. Superintendent Roderick Mariano has been tapped to lead the MPD San Andres Bukid station 10, while Superintendent Ferdinand Quirante was named commander of the MPD Meisic station 11. Among the station commanders, only Superintendents James Afalla and Ernesto Barlam were retained as heads of the MPD stations 3 and 7 covering the Sta. Cruz and Jose Abad Santos areas.
New heads of MPD support units were also named on Tuesday. Former MPD Traffic Enforcement Unit (TEU) head Superintendent Rizaldy Yap was tapped to command the District Inspectorate Office (DIO) and was replaced by Chief Inspector Reynaldo Nava in an OIC capacity.
Former MPD station 4 commander Superintendent Jimmy Tiu was tapped to head the District Police Community Relations Division (DPCRD) while former MPD station 9 commander Superintendent Gabriel Francisco was named deputy chief of the District Intelligence Division (DID) and concurrent head of the District Legal Office (DLO).
MPD spokesman Chief Inspector Erwin Margarejo described the latest reshuffle as an ordinary revamp.