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Ex-spokesman Carlos is next PNP chief

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 01:55 PM November 10, 2021
Former national police spokesman Lt. Gen. Dionardo Carlos is the next chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). 

Former PNP Spokesperson Lt. Gen. Dionardo Carlos. INQUIRER.net file photo / Noy Morcoso

MANILA, Philippines — Former national police spokesman Lt. Gen. Dionardo Carlos is the next chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Malacañang on Wednesday confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Carlos as the next country’s top cop, replacing Gen. Guillermo Eleazar who will retire on Nov. 13.

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Carlos served as chief of the PNP’s Directorial Staff, the fourth highest post in the national police, prior being appointed as chief PNP.

He is a member of the Philippine Military (PMA) Class of 1988.

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He served as a PNP spokesman in 2017 before he was named as the director of the Aviation Security Group.

He also served as the director of the Directorate for Information and Communications Technology and the Directorate for Police Community Relations before he was designated as the director of the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations- Visayas where he earned his third star.

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