LUNA, Apayao – A total of 40 police officers, seven fire officers, two jail officers, and one Philippine Army personnel successfully completed an intensive 35-day Criminal Investigation Course (CIC) in the province.
Conducted from May 2nd to July 3rd recently, the course aimed to equip participants with advanced investigative skills to effectively combat crime in their respective fields.
During the graduation ceremony last July 3, 2023, in LMP Hall, AETSC in this town, the graduates of the CIC CL 973-2023 (02-021-RCOR-2023-022) received their certificates of completion, marking the culmination of their intensive training.
Among the graduates, three police officers were recognized for their exceptional performance during the course. PCpl Briel Joie S. Nippa, Pat Rosemarie R. Alyado, and PCpl Sheena Malu R. Bulao emerged as the top three students in their class. PCpl Nippa, who achieved an impressive score of 91.11%, was awarded the Medalya Ng Kasanayan (Medal of Proficiency), while Pat Alyado (91.01%) and PCpl Bulao (90.50%) received the Medalya Ng Papuri (Medal of Commendation).
Furthermore, PSSg Jonathan A. Luis was acknowledged with a letter of commendation for his exemplary leadership as the overall Class Marcher and Class President.
The closing ceremony was graced by Vice Governor Remy N. Albano. In his message, Albano commended the graduates on their noteworthy accomplishments and emphasized the critical role they now play in solving crimes within their respective areas of responsibility. He likewise expressed his confidence in their abilities and urged them to utilize their developed skills to maintain peace and order in the province.
The event also welcomed distinguished guests and officials, including PCol. Leon Talleo, Regional Special Training Unit (RSTU) Chief, and PCol. Marvin S. Diplat, Chief of the Regional Learning and Doctrine Development Division (RLDDD), virtually joined the ceremony, reflecting the regional authorities’ keen interest in recognizing and honoring the achievements of these outstanding individuals.
Equipped with brand-new knowledge and practical skills, these fully trained investigators are poised to impact crime prevention, detection, and resolution in the province. By JCM