National Capital Region Police Chief, PMGEN Vicente D Danao Jr., led the Awarding and Recognition of Significant Accomplishment at the San Juan City Police Station on September 7, 2021.
Together with Hon. Francis Zamora, San Juan City Mayor, PBGEN Mathew P Baccay, District Director, Eastern Police District and PCOL Elpidio A Ramirez, Acting Chief of Police, SJCPS accorded Security Guard Roderick C Ricafrente the Medalya ng Katangitanging Asal (PNP Outstanding Conduct Medal) for exhibiting heroic act in thwarting a robbery incident against armed robbers.
Moreover, SG Ricafrente also received a Plaque of Recognition from PMGEN Danao and other items such as groceries worth Php 5,000.00 thousand pesos, foot wears, health kits, vest, and 2 sacks of rice. A Certificate was also given to him by PCOL Ramirez. While Mayor Zamora give him cash amounting to Php 10,000.00 Thousand Pesos.
As an incentive for their good job, the good Mayor also give an amount of Php 3,000.00 thousand pesos each and a sack of rice to all the PNP personnel San Juan City Police Station who are awardees on today’s activity.
The medal awarded was in commendation SG Ricafrente’s fearlessness to thwart a robbery that would have had happened at a famous Convenience Store in Greenhills, San Juan City which was subsequently responded by the elements of San Juan City Police Station that resulted in the arrest of the four suspects and seizure of three firearms.
The Medalya ng Katangitanging Asal is awarded to any quasi police force member or other civilian volunteer for the heroic acts by the individual while in action involving actual conflict with an enemy in a crime situation or life saving situation, distinguishing himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.
Likewise, the event was also witnessed by Local Government Officials of San Juan City, PCOL Wilson C Asueta, Chief RPRMD, PCOL Juluis C Suriben, Chief, RCADD other police officers and personnel of said police station.
In his message, PMGEN Danao appreciated and congratulated the vigilance of said SG Ricafrente. “He deserves to be given such recognition for other security guards to emulate. Likewise, we would like to commend and congratulate the follow-up operation conducted by the Chief of Police of San Juan City, PCOL ELPIDIO RAMIREZ along with his personnel for the arrest of the suspects. Dahil sa follow up ninyo, we were able to preempt further blood shed and another illegal activity that may happen. I also advise our policemen to be always alert and vigilant.” RD Danao ended.###