Skip to main content »

878 PROCOR Cops Promoted

878 newly promoted Cordillera Police took their oath in a ceremony simultaneously held in the different Police Offices in the Cordillera region.

 |  2 min read

878 newly promoted cops in PROCOR took their oath
878 newly promoted cops in PROCOR took their oath

878 newly promoted Cordillera Police took their oath in a ceremony simultaneously held in the different Police Offices in the Cordillera region on January 15, 2021.

Leading the ceremony in Camp Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet, the simultaneous mass oath-taking, donning, and pinning of ranks was administered by PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN R'WIN S PAGKALINAWAN.


Of the 878 promotees, 15 of which are Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and 863 are Police Non-commissioned Officers (PNCOs).

For the PCO positions, 5 were promoted to Police Lieutenant Colonel, 7 to Police Captain, and 3 to Police Lieutenant. Furthermore, for the PNCOs, 61 were promoted to Police Executive Master Sergeant, 52 to Police Chief Master Sergeant, 127 to Police Senior Master Sergeant, 65 to Police Master Sergeant, 105 to Police Staff Sergeant, and 453 to Police Corporal.


Said personnel underwent series of screening processes conducted by the PROCOR Promotion Board wherein, from all the qualified applicants for promotion in the Cordilleras, only the 878 police personnel were successfully promoted after the careful and meticulous process of selection by the Board.

The 34 promotees assigned in the Regional Head Quarters, 125 promotees in the Regional Mobile Force Batallion15, and 118 in Benguet Police Provincial Office (PPO) physically attended the ceremony at the PROCOR Parade Grounds, Camp Major Bado Dangwa in La Trinidad, Benguet while the others joined virtually from their respective units.

196 promotees from Abra Police Provincial Office (PPO) took their oath in Camp Juan Villamor in Bangued, 35 promotees from Apayao PPO in E.K.B Multipurpose Hall and Evacuation Center in Luna, 111 from Baguio City Police Office in Melvin Jones, Baguio City, 88 from Ifugao PPO in Camp Joaquin P Dulnuan in Lagawe, 85 from Kalinga PPO in Camp Capt Juan M Duyan in Tabuk City, and 86 from Mountain Province PPO in Camp Lt. Geronimo Montes in Bontoc.


In his message, PBGEN PAGKALINAWAN congratulated all the newly promoted personnel for achieving a new milestone in their career as police officers. He reiterated to the promotees that as they move to a higher rank, they should be ready to accept more responsibilities and face more challenges in the service, at the same time continuing to be dedicated to giving selfless service to the community. Also, he reminded everyone to always uphold that PROCOR is the "Home of Most Disciplined Cops."

This ceremony is part of a nationwide simultaneous mass oath-taking, donning, and pinning of ranks for 2nd Level Uniformed Personnel promoted under CY 2020 Continuous and Regular Promotion Programs.

Press Release: PNP Cordillera FB Page

Sharing is caring, kailian!

We do hope you find something great in this story. If you find this helpful, please do share it with the people you care about.

Igorotage is a social networking site — all contents are user-generated. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Igorotage.

Except as otherwise noted, the content of this page is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Join the discussion

Sign in to share your thoughts. No account yet?

What to learn next?

You might also like to read these related articles or browse more stories filed under Press Release — or jump to a random article.

Press Release Surprise me

Two Cordillerans are PNPA HINIRANG Class 2021 Topnotchers

Two Cordillerans are among the Top 10 topnotchers of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) "Hinirang" Class of 2021.

Apr 19 · 2 min read
Tellio Ngis-o: Igorot PNP-SAF Deputy Director promoted to Police Brigadier General

PCOL Tellio C. Ngis-o, Deputy Director of the Special Action Force (PNP-SAF), has been promoted to Police Brigadier General.

Mar 11 · 1 min read
INAYAN: Why Cordilleran Cops are the Best

The Inayan way of life is the secret to why the Cordilleran cops are the most disciplined Police officers nationwide.

Sep 25, 2019 · 2 min read
P/CDT Joel James Jose De Guzman: Top 3 of PNPA HINIRANG Class 2021

P/CDT Joel James Jose De Guzman, a Cordilleran son from Apayao, is the Top 3 of PNPA "HINIRANG" Class of 2021.

Apr 19 · 2 min read
No Drug Users in PRO-Cordillera

The Police Regional Office - Cordillera has no illegal drug users in its ranks. Well done!

Jan 7 · 1 min read
Kind Cordilleran Cop assists Two Blind Individuals Cross Deadly Road

Patrolman Rocky Lazo Pedroche has shown that the Cordilleran Police Officers are the best nationwide.

Mar 18 · 2 min read
P600-M illegal drugs seized, 423 drug personalities arrested in the Cordilleras in 2020

Almost P600 million worth of illegal drugs were seized and 423 drug personalities were arrested by the Police Regional Office - Cordillera in 2020.

Jan 7 · 2 min read
Three Igorots Promoted to Police Brigadier General

Three Igorots from the Cordilleras have been promoted to Police Brigadier General.

Apr 23, 2020 · 2 min read
Cordillera Mass Movement against Chico Dam and Cellophil Corporation

The tribal opposition to so-called "development" projects can be cited as early examples of organized people's power in the Cordillera.

Oct 6, 2017 · 10 min read
Bukidnon PPO under Igorot Leadership awarded Best Provincial Police Office of the Year

The Bukidnon Police Provincial Office headed by Igorot PCOL ROEL L LAMI-ING has been awarded the Best Provincial Police Office of the Year.

Aug 6, 2020 · 2 min read