The new and first female director of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) P/Supt. Royina Garma visited Bohol personnel of the policeâ€™s primary investigative arm.
Garma arrived in the province on Thursday morning and was welcomed by CIDG-Bohol chief P/Sr. Insp. Edwin Lacostales at Camp Dagohoy.
Before addressing the CIDG-Bohol personnel, Garma also paid a courtesy call on Board Member Ricky Masamayor, chair of the Sangguniang Panlalawiganâ€™s peace and order committee.
In her speech at Camp Dahohoy, Garma reminded CIDG policemen to always follow standard operating procedure in conducting operations and to coordinate with policemen in towns.
The police officer also took time to express support for Pres. Duterteâ€™s intensified drive to rid the ranks of the Philippine National Police (PNP) of errant policemen.
Garma is a native of Cagayan Valley and a member of the PNP Academy Class of â€™97.
She was the station commander of the Santa Ana Police Station in Davao City for two years, and deputy chief of maintenance of the CIDG technical support division and head of the Women and Children Protection Desk of the city for five years. (Rey Tutas)