Newly minted National Police Commission (Napolcom) Commissioner and Vice-Chairman and Executive Officer (VCEO) Vitaliano N. Aguirre II officially assumed office.
“To repay President Duterte’s continuing trust in me, I intend to fully execute his marching orders for a better Napolcom and, consequently, a better police force, to the full extent of the authority granted to me under the law,” the new Napolcom VCEO said.
Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II officially assumed office at the Napolcom on January 20, 2021. Aguirre started his day at the office with a Mass followed by the blessing of his entire office located at the 18th floor of the DILG-Napolcom Building in EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.
In his message addressed to all the officials of the Napolcom who welcomed him, Aguirre asked everyone for their cooperation, support, and patience as he adjusts to the demands of his new office.
Aguirre shared that his marching orders from President Duterte is to exert all earnest efforts to make sure that his agency can turn out a national police force that can truly Serve and can truly Protect our people.
The mass was followed by an executive briefing conducted by all the heads of offices of the Napolcom. During the executive briefing, each unit presented their functions, mandate, priority programs, and work status. Given the limitations and COVID-19 protocols set by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), the executive briefing was conducted by theNapolcom Central Office Officials.
Also, in his message, Aguirre highlighted the importance of “integrity, dedication and excellence” as hallmarks of all official tasks to maintain the people’s confidence and trust in Napolcom.
“Onward to a better Napolcom, Onward to a better police force, Onward to victory!” Aguirre added.