CAMP RUPERTO KANGLEON,PALO, Leyte- A total of 260 police recruits have taken their oath of office administered by Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos, police regional director.
The activity was held after the flag raising ceremony held on Monday (March 11) at the grounds held here, the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police.
According to Carlos, the new police men were part of the 1,028 applicants covering the quota for the first quarter of the year.
He added that of the 200 recruits,62 of them were endorsed to the PNP Headquarters at Camp Crame, Quezon City wherein they will be given opportunity to commence their training to different regions nationwide.
Carlos said that these new breed of police officers will undergo the mandatory training, the Public Safety Basic Recruit Course (PSBRC) for six months at the Regional Training Center (RTC) at Kuta Kankabato, San Jose, Tacloban City which will be followed by another six months of field training program (FTP).
“Today is a new chapter of your lives. May this serve as your humble beginning in the PNP organization,” Carlos said.
Carlos advises interested applicants to secure the necessary initial documentary requirements while waiting for the opening of the 2nd Cycle Recruitments which is still to be announced by the Directorate for Personnel and Records Management.