Retirements prompt PNP reshuffle

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 07:22 PM September 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Oscar Albayalde has reshuffled police officers in six key positions following the retirement of some senior PNP officials.

In a statement, PNP spokesperson, Brig Gen. Bernard Banac, on Thursday, Sept. 12, said the reshuffle of key positions was recommended by the PNP Senior Officers Placement and Promotion Board.


Albayalde has designated former Quezon City Police District (QCPD) chief Brig. Gen Joselito Esquivel Jr. as the new Regional Director of Police Regional Office 13.

Police Brig. Gen. Gilberto Cruz was moved from being Caraga Police Regional Director to Acting Director for Integrated Police Operations in Northern Luzon.


Albayalde appointed Brig. Gen. Alfred Corpus as regional police chief in Region 12. Corpus left his post as training service director.

Also moving to new positions are Brig. Gen. Omega Jireh Fidel (from deputy director of PNP Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management to director of PNP Engineering Service), Brig. Gen. Rey Lyndon Lawas (from deputy director of PNP Directorate for Operations to director of Training Service) and Col. Ronnie Montejo (from Deputy District Director for Operations of Northern Police District to Acting District Director of QCPD).

The new appointments took effect on Thursday./TSB

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bernard Banac, key positions, Nation, news, Oscar Albayalde, Phil‎ippine National Police, Philippine news updates
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.