LEGAZPI CITY, 14Oct2013 (PNA) – Chief Supt. Clarence Guinto, Philippine National Police Bicol regional director, on Monday afternoon turned over the leadership of the PNP Regional Office 5 (PRO5) to Chief Supt. Victor Deona.
Guinto, who will reach the compulsory retirement age of 56 on Oct. 15, is from Camarines Sur while Deona is from Legazpi City and Sorsogon.
PNP Chief Alan Purisima, guest of honor and speaker, officiated in the turnover ceremonies.
In his brief message, Purisima asked his men in Bicol to continue serving the people honestly and sincerely.
Guinto, in his farewell address, cited his accomplishments as the regional director of the PRO5 and thanked his officers and men for the cooperation they had given him.
Prior to his appointment as the new PRO5 regional director, Deona was the PNP deputy director for Police Civil Relations base in Camp Crame.
He used to be the PRO5 deputy regional director for operations before his assignment to Camp Crame. (PNA)