Former Zambo police chief dies at 76 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 11:48

Retired Police Supt. Inocente Cabato Carpio, former commander of the Zamboanga City Central Police Station, passed away around 5 a.m. Tuesday at the Doctors’ Hospital where he was taken for treatment.

Carpio was diagnosed to have died of cardiac arrest associated with bronchitis. He was 76.

After retirement from the PNP in 1994, he was among the few policemen who pioneered in the organization of Police Retirees Association, Inc (PRAI) Zamboanga City Chapter in 2005 where he was later elected as its president (2008-10) and, at the time of his death carpio served as a member of the PRAI Zamboanga City Chapter and the PRAI Region 9 Chapter board of trustees.

His iove and concern for his fellow retirees endeared him to his fellow pensioners. He negotiated with his close kin, for the temporary use of the Carpio Compound in Canetar for the headquarters of the Zambo PRAI Chapter where they hold their monthly and special meetings and other social activities aimed at the promotion of the benefits and well-being of the retirees.

During their incumbency,  Police Sr. Supt Julmunier A. Jubail, president and chairman of PRAI9 chapter, and Chief Insp. Eduardo De Guzman, president of the local chapter, initiated two major assistance programs, namely; SMARTS 1 and 2 to serve as death and medical assistance program for the retirees. SMARTS, acronyms for Special Monetary Assistance for Retirees, Transferees and Survivors were established to help ease the burden on the survivors of deceased retirees when an untoward incident befalls any member.

Supt Carpio is survived by son Emmanuel) and daughter Eva now Mrs Tantoco. — Ed de Guzman