W Visayas Awards Citizen-friendly Police Stations,
Outstanding Tanods
PIA Press Release Thursday, September 08, 2011

W Visayas awards citizen-friendly police stations, outstanding tanods

by Edson J. Baņares

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 8 (PIA) -- The most citizen-friendly police stations and outstanding barangay tanods in Western Visayas were awarded in recognition of their efforts in the field of public service during the culmination of the National Crime Prevention Week held in Iloilo City, Sept 7.

The most citizen-friendly police station in the municipal category went to the San Jose Police Station in San Jose, Antique , while the Cabatuan Police Station in Iloilo and the Boracay Special Tourist Police Office in Boracay, Aklan won the 2nd and 3rd places, respectively.

In the City Category, the San Carlos City Police Station got the 1st place and Bacolod City Police Station 3 got the 2nd place.

All the winners received a trophy, a certificate of appreciation and cash prizes.

In the individual category, Juvy Galon, a tanod of barangay Concordia, Sibunag Guimaras was declared champion in the Individual category, followed by Sergio Perucho of barangay Polo, New Washington, Aklan as the 1st runner-up and Willy Idioso of Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City as 2nd runner-up.

In the group category, Tanods from Barangay Polo, New Washington, Aklan were the champion, Barangay Igcocolo, Guimbal, Iloilo as 1st runner-up and Barangay Ilaya-Ivisan, Ivisan, Capiz became the 2nd runner-up.

All the winners for the Outstanding Tanod 2011- individual category received a plaque and cash prizes worth, P10,000 for the champion, P7,000 for 1st runner-up and P5,000 for the 2nd runner-up.

In the group category, the champion received P20,000 while the 2nd and 3rd received P15,000 and P10,000 respectively.

The search for the most citizen-friendly police station was spearheaded by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) while the search for outstanding barangay tanod was led by the Department of Interior and Local Government.(JCM/EJB/PIA 6)

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