PNP Chief Director General Ricardo C Marquez honored today PO1 Judy Ann Dizon De Villa and 14 Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) personnel during the traditional flag-raising ceremony at the PNP National Headquarters, Camp Crame, Quezon City.
PO1 Judy Ann Dizon De Villa, a police officer who singlehandedly foiled an armed robbery on board on a passenger bus along EDSA-Cubao, was awarded the "Medalya ng Kagalingan" for her heroic act in responding to a call of duty by foiling a robbery/hold-up incident inside a passenger bus traversing along EDSA/ Cubao, Quezon City last December 1.
“PO1 De Villa manifested her commitment to the call of duty to serve and protect which earned distinct honor and credit not only for herself but also for the Philippine National Police” said PDG Marquez.
Meanwhile, a total of 15 police officers received Medalya ng Kadakilaan for their heroic deeds as part of the arresting team during the conduct of police operation which resulted in the safe rescue of Kidnap-for-Ransom victim, Mrs. Michelle Elmido, and arrest of three (3) suspects identified as Renan M. Manabat, Halen I. Villanada; and Luisito R. Garampil on December 2, 2015 in Barangay San Roque, San Rafael, Bulacan.
Awardees of Medalya ng Kadakilaan were:
PSupt Rodolfo D. Castil (Acting Chief of Luzon Field Unit, AKG)
PSupt Orlando L. Castil Jr. (Team Leader, San Rafael Police Station)
PCInsp Joel P. Ceballos
PCInsp Leo L. Osea
PSInsp Leo M. Canuel
SPO3 Randy T. Pote
SPO2 Reynaldo T. Curampez
SPO2 Domingo C. Robles
SPO2 Noli C. Falguera
SPO1 Linburge C. Sayap
SPO1 Rodney T. Rapiñan
SPO1 Roel M. Andal
PO3 Juanito C. Cabradilla
PO3 Joven A. Janairo
PO3 Arnold P. Aromin