PNP Drug Enforcement Group awarded PGS-proficiency certification

October 27, 2018

PHILIPPINE National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde this week conferred the “proficient” status on the PNP Drug Enforcement Group headed by Chief Superintendent Albert Ignatius D. Ferro for satisfying all mandatory requirements for the 3rd state of their Performance Governance System aimed at building a more effective, credible and efficient police organization.

The PNP chief, joined by National Police Commission vice chairman Rogelio T. Casurao and Napolcom Commissioner Felizardo M. Serapio Jr., presented a  PGS plaque with the pin of Proficient Status and Silver Eagle Award to the PNP-DEG for garnering an overall rating of 91.38 percent during a  proficiency evaluation process supervised by the Center for Police Strategy Management headed by Chief Supt. Noel A. Baraceros.

Also conferred the same PGS-Proficient status was the PNP Training Service under Chief Supt. Elpidio Gabriel Jr.

The two units were given the award after passing the strategic readiness test, a full performance audit and the unit revalida or performance governance reporting.

The PNP-DEG is one of the national police’s youngest units having been activated only 18 months ago. It used to be known as the PNP Anti-Illegal Drugs Group.

It was formed to be the main PNP unit tasked to go after big-time illegal drug traffickers, manufacturers and importers in the country as ordered by President Duterte when he assumed the presidency on July 2016.