Police Regional Office 5 Regional Director PCSupt. Arnel B. Escobal administered the oath of office of the 615 recruits last November 28, 2018 at Camp. Gen. Simeon Ola in Legazpi City.
212 of them have NAPOLCOM-administered PNP Entrance eligibility. 484 of the total recruits are males while 131 are females. All were given the rank of Police Officer 1(PO1) in temporary status.
The new police personnel were chosen after a stringent screening process conducted by the Regional Screening Committee on Recruitment headed by PCsupt Lito B. Pitallano, PRO5 Deputy Regional Director for Administration with Atty. Edman B. Pares, OIC-OARD of NAPOLCOM Regional Office 5 as Vice-Chairman.
The recruits are part of the 1st Cycle of CY 2018 PO1 Regular (PSF Quota) and Attrition Recruitment Program.