RD Chua leads 16 PRO-1 police officers in tendering courtesy resignation

SAN FERNADO CITY, La Union -- Seventeen police officers of the Police Regional Office 1 showed their support to Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Atty. Benjamin ‘Benhur’ Abalos Jr in his efforts to cleanse the Philippine National Police.

Regional director Brig. General John Chua and his 16 third level police officers tendered their courtesy resignation in support and response to the call of PNP Chief General Rodolfo Azurin, Jr. to cleanse the ranks of PNP organization.

"We view this as an opportunity to strengthen and empower our organization with discipline, integrity, and professionalism,” said Chua.

‘As a key agency in charge of putting the country's campaign against illegal drugs into action, we are expected to keep the highest standards of professionalism and community service," added Chua.

"As the leader of PRO1, I am committed to adhere with the values and principles of our organization. To that end, I am leading PRO 1 in voluntarily submitting ourselves to undergo the necessary assessment and evaluation process that the designated Committee will conduct,” stressed Chua.

“I have great faith in our leaders' wisdom, and by taking part in this process, I am certain that it will lead toward the betterment of the PNP organization and our country," added Chua.