The Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office was awarded as best PNP command in Region 7 in yesterday’s rites held at the Casino Filipino in Mandaue City, Cebu.

PNP provincial commander, Senior Supt. Edward Carranza, received the award from PNP 7 director Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo.

NOPPO was commended for its gains in the neutralization of suspected gun-for-hires in the province, the no letup drive against illegal number’s game “swertres”, and the intensified campaign against prohibited drugs.

Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo, meanwhile, received a plaque for the provincial government’s support to the police, like extending financial assistance for the construction of the PNP regional training center and multipurpose hall in Nagbagang, Sta. Catalina town, and the holding of the two batches of special counter-insurgency trainings, also in the province.*JG