Police Regional Office 10 celebrated the 32nd PNP Foundation Day with the theme: “Patuloy na Serbisyong Publiko, Handog ng Pambansang Kapulisan na may Malasakit, Kaayusan, at Kapayapaan Tungo sa Kaunlaran ng Ating Bayan” held at the RHQ New Grandstand, Camp Alagar, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City on February 13, 2023.

The activity was graced by Hon. HENRY S. OAMINAL, SR., Governor, Province of Misamis Occidental, as Guest of Honor and Speaker.

Highlights of the activity were the giving of awards to the distinguished PNP PRO10 personnel for their commendable acts rendered in the performance of duty.

In his message, Hon. Oaminal stressed that the celebration of the PNPs glorious past memorialized the day of the establishment of the PNP thru R.A. No. 6975 otherwise known as The PNP Act of 1991.

“In the 32nd years of your existence, we have witnessed your organization’s transformational change and growth with professionalism and dedication, guided by your motto of service, honor, and justice,” he said.

He also said that the occasion was indeed significant to celebrate as it symbolizes the PNP’s mandate from enforcing the law to combating criminalities, illegal drugs, terrorism, insurgency, and others.

“As you commemorate your foundation day, let us not also forget the valiant sacrifices of our fallen brothers who died on the battlefield in protecting us against lawlessness whose blood, sweat, and tears nurture the foundation of what the PNP has achieved today,” he further added.

A wreath-laying ceremony was also conducted as a tribute to the police officers who sacrificed their lives for tranquility and peace in our country. ###