Philippine National Police Chief, Police General Camilo Pancratius Cascolan formally announced the reassignment and swapping of 2,222 personnel who will go back to their home towns under the Localization of Assignments Program.
In a ceremonial send-off today, October 14, the PNP Chief noted “the program will attain maximum efficiency and more effective law enforcement by prioritizing the welfare of every PNP personnel and reinforcing family solidarity.”
At the same time, all Police Regional Offices conducted their simultaneous send-off ceremonies to all reassigned personnel this morning, Director for Personnel and Records Management, Police Brigadier General Rolando Hinanay said.
As part of the 9-point strategic thrusts under the PNP Sustainable Development Plan for PNP PATROL Plan 2030, Cascolan envisions to fully implement this program that aims to uplift the morale and welfare of personnel and reinforce family solidarity with the end view of attaining maximum work efficiency towards effective law enforcement.
“This mass movement of personnel, initially covers inter-regional reassignment of personnel to their hometowns and places of permanent residence to give them a strong sense of ownership of their own locality and, in the process, induce better performance,” he said.
The PNP Chief emphasized that reassigned personnel will strictly observe the required health standards and protocols in all phases of the program to ensure that workplace measures, rules, and regulations are complied with to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19. (PNP-PIO)