Bato’s fearless leadership in the police service, is marked with integrity,
honesty and consistency in governance.
He was Davao City Police Chief, 21st Chief of the Philippine National Police, Dir. General of the Bureau of Corrections.
He dauntlessly implemented PRRD’s Oplan Tokhang. He was PMAAA Cavalier
Awardee for Outstanding Performance in Police Operations; PNP Achievement
Awardee in the Field of Operations; Medalya ng Kabayanihan or the PNP Distinguished Conduct Medal 2nd highest medal in the PNP, the Medalya ng
Pambihirang Paglilingkod, Medalya ng Kagitingan, Kagalingan, Medalya ng Kasanayan, Medalya ng Papuri, Bronze Cross Medals and Military Merit Medals.