CAMP RUPERTO KANGLEON, PALO, Leyte- Six lawyers were assigned in all of the region’s six police provincial headquarters.
These pool of lawyers are to assist the police provincial directors and chiefs of police for them to deliver effective and efficient enforcement of laws in their area of responsibility thru aggressive and pro-active conduct of legal education and legal representation, Police Brigadier General Dionardo Carlos, police regional police, said.
These lawyers are under the supervision of the Regional Legal Office.
These legal officers will act as on all service-related legal suits, issues/problems or concerns that affect the administration and operation of the PNP and its personnel, Carlos said.
Following are the Legal Officers with their unit assignment: Police Major Anna Luisa Centino for Leyte Police Provincial Office (PPO); Police Captain Albert Azura for Eastern Samar PPO; Police Captain Felicito Garcia Jr. for Biliran PPO and Ormoc CPO; Police Captain Ana Maria Gono for Southern Leyte PPO; Police Captain Loret Javier Jr. for Samar PPO; and Police Captain Alexander Opeña for Northern Samar PPO.
They will have their Office within the camp of the police provincial offices where they are assigned.
“These additional legal officers will be of great help to us especially our men involved in service-related cases,” Carlos said.