Larena police station hailed as region's best
Siquijor (15 December) -- The Larena Police Station in Larena, Siquijor was recently adjudged as the Best Municipal Police Station throughout Region 7 for the year 2006.
The police station was recognized for its accomplishments particularly in implementing the anti-criminality campaign and in pursuing a better community for the Larena people in line with the national government’s thrust of making a progressive and peaceful Philippines. It also paved the way for its inclusion to the prestigious nationwide search against all regional winners which will be done on January next year.
In an interview, Chief of Police Enrique Belcina attributed the feat to the deep concern of the local government in making the best of its available, though limited resources for the full swing implementation of their programs for the benefit of the people.
“It is the first time in the history of Larena that we received such kind of award. We are very grateful for this award and humbled by it at the same time”, Chief Belcina said in response to the recognition.
Belcina also disclosed that some personnel from Camp Crame will be coming over in Larena one of these days to evaluate/assess the police station being a national entrant.
The local PNP’s gained honor is evident in their relentless efforts on anti-criminality campaign, crime prevention program, operational activities like the implementation of traffic rules and regulations and local ordinances, strengthened intelligence monitoring, police community relations and logistical accomplishments, he said.
Putting in place all the essentials that propel the sustainability of the program, Belcina expressed high hopes that Larena will cap the highest award in the national competition. (PIA) [top]