PNP Change of Command

  • Published on April 24, 2023
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PNP Change of Command

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

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