President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. leads the change of command ceremony and retirement honors for Philippine National Police chief, P/Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr., at the PNP Headquarters in Camp Crame in Quezon City on Monday, April 24, 2023.
P/Maj. Gen. Benjamin Acorda Jr., PNP Director for Intelligence, assumes the command as the 29th PNP chief and will lead the more than 220,000-strong police force.
Acorda, whose family has produced a long line of public officials in Ilocos Norte, is a member of the Philippine Military Academy ‘Sambisig’ Class of 1991.
Photos: Rey Baniquet/PNA