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753 POLICE OFFICERS PROMOTED TO NEXT HIGHER RANK By the virtue of special promotion order signed by Philippine National Police Chief, Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, 753 Police Commissioned Officers (PCO) and Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCO) were promoted to the next higher rank today, February 5, that coincided with the regular flag raising ceremony at the National Headquarters, Camp Crame in Quezon City. Dela Rosa approved the meritorious promotions of 745 Joint Task Group PNP (JTG-PNP) contingent for their invaluable and exemplary involvement in the liberation of Marawi City from the hands of ISIS-Inspired Maute Terror Group in October 2017. Meanwhile, among police officers who were granted special promotions were eight (8) personnel of Binuangan Municipal Police Station in Misamis Oriental. “Eight (8) police officers from Binuangan MPS displayed conspicuous courage and gallantry in action and outstanding accomplishment involving risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty for successfully defending their station during the attack perpetrated by more or less two hundred (200) members of New People’s Army (NPA) on December 3, 2017,” Directorate for Personnel and Records Management (DPRM) said. The Chief PNP administered the oath of office to the newly promoted JTG PNP personnel assigned to different offices and units. Philippine Army Commanding General, Lt. General Rolando Joselito D Bautista was the guest of honor and speaker. DPRM chief, PDir Rene O Aspera noted that large part of special promotees was from the Special Action Force which poised to 437, while Police Regional Office 10 (PRO 10) has 164 special promotees.