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PNP WELCOMES 186 NEWLY APPOINTED POLICE LIEUTENANTSThe Philippine National Police welcomed the newest members of the PNP Officer Corps in solemn traditional induction rites in Camp Crame on Tuesday.The Badge of Honor Ceremony for 186 graduates of Philippine National Police Academy “MASIDTALAK” Class of 2023 symbolizes their official assumption of duties and responsibilities as Police Commissioned Officers.PNP Chief General Rodolfo S Azurin, Jr. emphasized the importance of the event, stating that “The Badge of Honor Ceremony is not just a simple oath-taking ceremony and conferment of authority to wear the badge, but an acceptance of responsibility as police officers and a vow to utmost dedication to police service”.“You are entrusted with a Badge of Honor, which symbolizes your commitment to uphold the law and protect the citizens of this great country. Wear it with pride and honor”, General Azurin added.“The PNP is mandated with the task of maintaining peace and order, upholding the rule of law, and protecting our communities from threats and dangers. Thus, I want to commend you for choosing this noble profession. You have taken a path that not everyone has the courage to tread upon”, General Azurin said.The ceremony honored the 186 newly appointed Police Lieutenants who have been officially listed in the roster of the PNP with subsequent attestation by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM).The ceremony also served as an opportunity to recognize the hard work and dedication of the PNPA Class “Maaasahang Tagapagsilbi ng Inang Bayan na may Dangal at Katapatan na ang Layunin ay Kapayapaan” (MASIDTALAK) 2023. They underwent rigorous training and education to prepare them for the challenges of serving the nation.Traditionally held as a rite of passage into the police service when the Police Badge is issued, the Badge of Honor Ceremony is a symbol of the PNP’s commitment to excellence in service and dedication to duty. It serves as a reminder to all police officers of the great responsibility that comes with the badge and the importance of upholding the highest standards of professionalism, honor, and integrity.#KaligtasanNyoSagotKo#TulongTulongTayo#MKKequalsK#PNPKakampiNyo