CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan de Oro City: Poll. Brig. Gen. Lawrence Coop formally assumed as the new regional director of the police regional command for Northern Mindanao on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 here.
Coop, former Chief of the Civil Security Group (CSG) in Camp Crame prior to his new post, replaced Brig. Gen. Benjamin Acorda, Jr., who named head of the police Directorate for Intelligence in Camp Crame.
Maj. Gen. Patrick T. Villacorte, acting Chief of the Area Police Command (APC) Eastern Mindanao handed over the symbolic saber of command to Coop during the turnover rites here.
In a parting statement, prior to the official turnover, Acorda rendered a snappy salute to the rank and file of the police regional command as a gesture of gratitude for the support and cooperation during his tour of duty in Northern Mindanao.