Sinas shuffles PNP brass anew

Philippine National Police Chief Denold Sinas has ordered another revamp of senior police officials as part of a reorganization of the force.

In an order dated Nov. 29, Maj. Gen. Celso Pestaño, head of the Directorate for Information and Communication Technology and Brig. Gen. Wilfredo Cayat, Commandant of Cadets of the PNP Academy, were both reassigned to the Office of the Chief PNP.

Pestaño is Brig. Gen. Albert Ignatius Ferro from Police Regional Office-Central Visayas, while Brig. Gen. Conrado Gongon Jr., from the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations-Western Mindanao, was assigned to the Communications and Electronics Service.

Gongon replaces Brig. Gen. Joey Runes, who was assigned to the OCPNP.

Brig. Gen. Danilo Macerin, from the Directorate for Operations, was moved to the National Capital Regional Police Office while Brig. Gen. Ronnie Montejo, chief of the Quezon City Police District, was assigned to PRO 7.

Brig. Gen. Ronald Escobar Olay, from NCRPO, was transferred to DO.

From PRO 6, Brig. Gen. Rene Pamuspusan was assigned to the Directorate for Plans while Brig. Gen. Antonio Yarra was assigned to the NCRPO from the PRO 4-A.

From the DPL, Maj. Gen. Jonas Calleja was transferred to the OCPNP while Brig. Gen. Jesus Cambay Jr. was assigned to the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations-Southern from the PRO 9.

From the OCPNP, Brig. Gen. Walter Castillejos was assigned to the DPL while Brig. Gen. Eliseo Cruz was assigned to the NCRPO from the DPL.

Meanwhile, Directorate for Human Resource Doctrine and Development chief Brig. Gen. Armando de Leon was assigned to the DCTM, while Brig. Gen. Leo Francisco, from the PRO 3 was assigned to the NCRPO.

Brig. Gen. Rolando Miranda, director of the Manila Police District, was assigned to PRO 6; Brig. Gen. Mario Rariza Jr., from DIPO SL to OCPNP; Brig. Gen. Herminio Tadeo Jr., from DICTM to DHRDD; and Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Evangelista Ylagan, from Northern Police District to PRO 9.

More officials were part of the reshuffle directed by Sinas.

Some lower ranking officials were also reassigned: Col. Juan Binamira Añonuevo from NCRPO to DIPO Northern Luzon; Col. Jose Santiago Hidalgo Jr. from NCRPO to DIPO Western Mindanao; Col. Arcadio Abadiano Jamora Jr. from DIPO NL to PNPA; Col. Ysmael Salonga Yu from the Personnel Holding and Accounting Unit of the Directorate for Personnel and Records Management to PRO 4-A; Col. Neil Buaquena Alinsangan from the Directorate for Intelligence to Civil Security Group; Col. Narciso Damaso Domingo from NCRPO to PRO 3; and Col. Rommel Francisco Dayleg Marbil from CSG to DPL.

Topics: Philippine National Police , PNP Chief Denold Sinas , Maj. Gen. Celso Pestaño , Brig. Gen. Wilfredo Cayat
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