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PCOL Roman Cornel Arugay: Igorot Pasig City Chief of Police

PCOL Roman Cornel Arugay, Igorot from Benguet, has been installed as the new Chief of Police of Pasig City.

PCOL Roman Cornel Arugay, an Igorot from Benguet, is Pasig City Chief of Police.

PCOL Roman Cornel Arugay, an Igorot from Benguet, has been installed as the new Pasig City Chief of Police.

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto welcomed the appointment of PCOL Arugay as the new Police Chief during the turnover ceremony on April 21, 2021.

"We welcome PCol. Arugay to Pasig. Kung pagbabasehan po natin ang track record niya, makakaasa tayong magiging mahusay din siyang COP ng Pasig.," the Pasig mayor said during the turnover ceremony.

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto welcomes PCOL Roman Cornel Arugay as new Chief of Police. Eastern Police District CRPO

PCOL Arugay, who traces his roots to Itogon, Benguet has replaced outgoing Chief Moises Villaceran.

PBGEN MATTHEW P BACCAY, District Director administered the Turn-Over of Office Ceremony between Outgoing Chief PCOL MOISES O VILLACERAN, JR and Incoming Chief PCOL ROMAN C ARUGAY assisted by PCOL ALEX A DELA CERNA, Chief, DPRMD earlier this morning of April 23, 2021, at Pasig CPS Headquarters.

PCOL Roman Cornel Arugay (right) replaces outgoing Moises Villaceran (center) as Pasig City Chief of Police. Eastern Police District CRPO

The ceremony was graced by HON. VICTOR MA. REGIS N SOTTO, City Mayor attended by Atty. Jerome U Manzanero, Pasig City Administrator; Hon. Judge Danilo S Cruz, Presiding Judge RTC Court Branch 152, and other senior police officials.

Mayor Vico Sotto has also commended Villaceran for his impressive performance during his stint as Chief of Police of Pasig. In 2020, Pasig Police Station has been awarded the Best Police Station in the whole National Capital Region.

PCOL Roman Cornel Arugay, from Itogon, Benguet, replaces outgoing Moises Villaceran as Pasig City Chief of Police. Eastern Police District CRPO

Before his appointment, PCOL Arugay worked as the Chief of the Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division in the PNP Regional Headquarters.

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