Banglayan replaces Macli-ing as valley top cop
CHIEF Inspector Jeoffer Banglayan took his oath on Friday, November 30 as the new Officer – in - Charge of the La Trinidad Municipal Police Station (LTMPS).
This, after outgoing C/Insp. Benson Macliing relinquished his position following orders from the regional and national office.
Benguet Provincial Police Office provincial director Senior Superintendent Lyndon Mencio spearheaded the turn over ceremony for both police officers.
Mencio said Macliing is an inspiration
and pride of the Benguet Police Office with the arrest of numerous wanted persons, likewise, resolving pending cases and his engagement with the community. He also added the outgoing officer has made history, after it was chosen as the best municipal police station nationwide.
“As we all know, officers come and go, orders came so sudden, just this morning I was informed of the relieve. All of us, it came as a surprise since being a policeman and a soldier we just follow orders, we immediately do the orders given to us,” Mencio said.
Mencio expressed optimism for Banglayan to refine the good foundation of the municipal police station.
Banglayan, from Sagada, Mountain Province who served as a staff of the Police Regional Office Cordillera for four years asked the members of the LTMPS for their support.
“For the past years, I’ve been – have been asking if I have position like this, but however, it didn’t materialize because my mindset is that I’m contented on staff works, however, here comes November 27 when I was about to lecture at Mt. Province, I was stunned and surprised because they informed me that I would be the incoming incharge of LTMPS,” shared Banglayan.
“At that time, I didn’t have the appetite to eat, maybe, because of this big challenge ahead of me. I followed the order. To the members of the LTMPS, I just hope and pray for your support just like the support that you bestowed to my classmate,” he added.
Meanwhile, Macliing in his speech address to the incoming head of police to continue the programs, projects and activities in the Valley.
To recall, members of the Liga ng mga Barangay and Sangguniang Bayan of La Trinidad have asked the possible service-extension of La Trinidad Municipal Police Station Chief Inspector Benson Macli-ing.
Through an approved resolution on October 26.
Sixteen barangay captains of the Benguet capital town have also expressed the same request to the Cordillera police regional director.
TURN OVER. Benguet Provincial Police Office provincial director Senior Superintendent Lyndon Mencio hands over to Chief Inspector Jeoffer Banglayan the La Trinidad Municipal Police Station flag after swearing in as the town’s top cop.