BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III
A minor reshuffling at the Bacolod City Police Office was implemented by its city director, P/Col. Manuel Placido, and affected 10 police officials, effective yesterday.
P/Major Jovil Sedel, chief of Police Station 1, was relieved and reassigned to the City Investigation and Detective Management Unit, P/Lt. Col. Ariel Pico, BCPO spokesperson, said.
Sedel was replaced by P/Major Ramel Sarona, former chief of PS 6, who was replaced by P/Captain Leo Estopa, chief of PS 2.
Estopa’s post will be occupied by his deputy commander, P/Lt. Joven Mogato.
P/Major Charles Gever, chief of PS 4, was also relieved and reassigned to the City Plans and Policy Unit.
Gever is replaced by P/Major Jun Ray Batadlan, chief of PS 8, while the latter’s post will be occupied by his deputy commander, Lt Hazel Oropel.
P/Captain Armilyn Vargas of City Community Affairs Development Unit was also reassigned to PS 10 to take over the post of P/Major Ruel Culanag, who will occupy the post of P/Lt. Col. Luisito Acebuche as head of the Bacolod Traffic Authority Office.
Acebuche was reassigned to lead the BCPO Administration Office.
P/Lt. Col. Lester Leada, of CPPU, was also reassigned to the City Operations Management Unit.
P/Major Sherlock Gabana, of CCADU, was reassigned as officer in charge of CCADU and HRAO.
P/Lt. Christine Cerbo, of IDMU, was designated assistant chief of CIDMU.
Pico said the regular reshuffling was implemented because there were some police officers, who were promoted and they need to occupy key posts in the BCPO. He said the officers were also directed to be effective and to comply with the directives from Camp Crame.*