New Valladolid Police Station Inaugurated
The newly constructed 3-storey Valladolid Municipal Police Station situated at a 600-square meter lot in Barangay Bagumbayan, Valladolid was inaugurated by Mayor Enrique Miravalles, Region 6 Police Director P/CSupt Cesar Hawthorne Binag, Negros Occ. PNP Director P/SSupt Rodolfo Castil Jr., and town police chief PSI Junji B. Liba.
Also present were Provincial Board Members Jose Maria A. Alonso and Liga ng Barangay President Annabelle Q. Bermudo, Vice Mayor Octavio D. Pagsuberon, Sannguiang Bayan Members Armando G. Alvarez, Nestor G. Bedaure, Rolando V. Gremio, Barangay Captains.
Rev. Fr. Aniceto “Mao” Buenafe Jr. Parish Priest of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Church officiated the blessing ceremonies.
CSupt. Binag, in his message said,”It is the police, LGU and the community, a triangulate, that is the perfect formula to succeed in peace, security, progress and development. We perform and transform. This is a big challenge to our police force to be vigilant on their performance of duties and responsibilities. We need the vigilant support of our community in our campaign on war on drugs, criminality, insurgency, terrorism and violence Extremism. We have transformed our police even physically, and through infrastructures, improvement of system of processes and human resources through spiritual renewal as the springboard of all PNP activities. We are always ready and prepared for any eventuality,” he said.
Valladolid Mayor Miravalles in his mesage said,”What will be our life without the police. It is the police force of Valladolid that had contributed a lot to the local government to achieve the Seal of Good Governance award in peace and order. They are our partner in progress and development, especially of our municipality. We always need the active support and cooperation of our community to achieve our mission in the effective delivery of basic social services to our people for their own satisfaction. Valladolid Police Station offered the best help to our people,” he said.
He likewise gave thanks and lauded Binag, Castil, Liba, the SBM’s, department heads,municipal employees and barangay officials and the man with the golden heart, lot donor Steniel Young for their whole-hearted support and cooperation,
Provincial Police Director, Castil, in his message said ‘The building is dedicated to our Lord. This will now be the venue of meetings, conferences, investigation, record of events on the complaints of the residents for immediate action of our police. This also will serves as a shield of protection against NPA rebels attack. Take good care of this building and we will work hand in hand to achieve our goal for the common good of our people. Let us help, cooperate and support our police.”
Liba, Officer in Charge of Valladolid, MPS, in his remarks said, “Valladolid Municipal Police Station started as a dream and was made a reality. My deepest appreciation and thanks to Mayor Miravalles, Regional Director Binag, Provincial Police Director Castil, SBM’s, municipal and barangay officials, and most especially to the kind-hearted lot donor Mr.Young for his benevolent support to our police and the people of Valladolid,” he said.* (JDR)