As Jail Chief Superintendent Gregorio F. Anglo, outgoing Regional Director, handed the flag of BJMP-Region IV-A, to his successor, Jail Senior Superintendent Norvel M. Mingoa, he said, “It is time to step aside to give way to another deserving one,” the new regional director for CALABARZON simply answered, “the transfer of authority is common in the history of uniformed personnel.” What are new are the challenges the he have to face since the region have its own peculiarity that must be thoroughly studied so that his programs could be consistent with the program and policies laid by the new Chief of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Jail Director Rosendo M. Dial.
Director Mingoa assured Director Dial that the experiences he gained as regional director for Central Luzon and Region 9 will be useful references in implementing programs for the welfare and security of both inmates and jail personnel . They have their own rights that must be protected.
The formal turned-over ceremonies held last Friday, April 25, 2008, at King Marcus Hall of Queen Margarette Hotel along Diversion Road in this city, also marked the retirement of Chief Superintendent Gregorio Anglo from the service having had reach the mandatory age to retire, and the affairs was conclude with a testimonial dinner where officers of the BJMP, both in active and in retired status, expressed their testimonies about the retiring jail director. They are Jail Senior Superintendent Gilberto P. Marpuri, Jail Superintendent Randel H. Latoza, and of course, BJMP Chief, Jail Director Rosendo M. Dial. (Wilmor Timbal Plopinio/7LPC)