Camp BGen Vicente P Lim – THE Police Regional Office CALABARZON welcomes the latest batch of police recruits in Oath Taking and Turnover Ceremony for Calendar Year 2023 Patrolman/Patrolwoman Attrition Recruitment Program held Monday at PRO4A Covered Court, this camp.
A total of 400 police recruits comprised of 286 male and 114 female swore their oath, November 13, after more than 2 months of recruitment process. The selection procedure for these individuals has been rigorous and comprehensive, reflecting the Police Regional Office CALABARZON’s commitment to ensuring that its members are of the highest caliber.
Through the PRO4A Recruitment and Selection Service, the police recruits undergone a meticulous selection process that assessed each candidate’s qualifications, skills, and aptitude for the demanding responsibilities of a police officer.
The recruitment process comprised of several stages, including Application and Screening where the prospective candidates submitted their applications, which underwent thorough scrutiny to ensure compliance with the set of criteria; Written Examination in which they faced a comprehensive written examination to assess their knowledge in various areas such as law, ethics, and critical thinking; Physical Fitness Test where they underwent a series of physical fitness assessments to evaluate their stamina and overall physical preparedness; Background Investigation to ensure their integrity and reliability of each candidate; Medical and Psychological Evaluation: where candidates underwent thorough medical examinations to ascertain their physical health, and psychological evaluations were conducted to assess their mental and emotional fitness for the demanding role of a police officer; and Panel Interviews where successful candidates from the previous stages participated in panel interviews, where their interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities, and commitment to public service were carefully evaluated.
The Oath Taking and Turnover Ceremony served as symbolic moment where the recruits pledge their commitment to uphold the law, protect the community, and serve with integrity.
In the message of the Regional Director, PBGen Paul Kenneth T. Lucas represented by the Deputy Regional Director for Operations, PCol Roel C. Rodolfo welcomed the newest members of Team CALABARZON and reminded them on the significance of responsibility, accountability, and resilience.
“As you take your oath today, remember that you are not just joining a force; you are becoming a beacon of hope, a symbol of justice, and a guardian of peace. May your journey be filled with purpose, your actions be guided by responsibility and accountability, and your spirit be resilient in the face of challenges,” the Regional Director in his message.
Meanwhile, PCol Rodolfo expressed his gratitude to the civilian members of the screening committee represented by Dr. Carina S Cruz of the Department of Interior and Local Government 4A, and Atty Glocyphine A. Chavez-España of the National Police Commission 4A and Dr. Freddie B Bulauan of the Commission on Higher Education 4A.
The police recruits were officially turned over to the Regional Training Center 4A and will embark on an intensive 6-month Public Safety Basic Recruit Course where they will receive training in law enforcement procedures, community policing, conflict resolution, and other essential skills.|