Gucela named Zambo Sur police provincial director PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 March 2011 13:27

Police Regional Office-9 Director Chief Supt. Elpidio Z. De Asis Jr. has directed Sr. Supt. Jose Bayani Gucela to assume today as the new Zamboanga del Sur Police Provincial Director.   Before this new position in Zamboanga del Sur, Gucela has held various  positions at PRO9 such as Regional Intelligence Officer, Public Information Officer, Regional Officer on Human Resource and Personnel Division.

Gucela was appointed by De Asis to the new post after getting the approval of provincial and local officials of Zamboanga del Sur and Pagadian City.

His predessesor Sr. Supt. Elmer Escosia will assume as the new Regional Intelligence Officer of PRO 9. He  also became the Police Provincial Office Director of Sulu before he got the Zamboanga del Sur command.

Meanwhile, De Asis turne over last Saturday  25 shotguns to the Third District of Zamboanga del Norte. Twenty of the shotguns were given to the Sindangan Police Station and five to the Siayan Police Station.

De Asis said the 25 firearms were allocated by Camp Crame as an additional armament of the police in combating criminalities, enforce the law and ensuring the safety and security of the people.

The police regional director directed policemen to take good care of the firearms and maintain them well so that it can be used effectively in performingtheir  duties and mission. — Allen Abastillas