The Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9), headed by Police Chief Superintendent Billy B Beltran, Regional Director congratulated Police Officer 1 Madonna Gay Cajocon for winning the crown of the Miss PNP 2018 Ganda Pulis beauty pageant during the coronation night held at the PNP Multi-Purpose Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City on April 23, 2018.
Aside from winning the Ms. PNP #GandaPulis 2018, PO1 Madonna Gay Cajocon also hailed as Miss MX3, Miss Resorts Wear, Miss Mae Cosmetics and Miss Above Aesthetics. She also won the Best Evening Gown and Best in Ethnic Attire, respectively.
PO1 Cajocon, who is currently assigned at the Regional Mobile Force Battalion 9 Headquarters of the Police Regional Office 9, will represent the PNP as its Goodwill Ambassadress for promoting the advocacy on the PNP’s Recovery and Wellness Program (RWP) and the PNP MC No. 30-2017 entitled “Community-Based Rehabilitation Program”, as well as other projects and programs of the PNP, such as those on Women and Children, in promoting tourism through TOPCOPs, etc.
Some of the winners of the major award were the following, namely: PO2 May Shell J Oro of PRO 10 Northern Mindanao as the Ms. Maka-Diyos 2018 (God-fearing); PO1 Elymor Chrysma V. Caberto of PROCOR: Cordillera Region as Ms. Makabayan 2018 (nationalist); PO1 Cris T. Pastores of PRO ARMM as the Ms. Makatao 2018 (humane) and PO1 Ann Jerica Buenafe of PRO 3: Central Luzon as the Ms. Makakalikasan 2018 (environmentalist).
Other special awards were also given to following, namely: PO1 Cris T. Pastores of PRO ARMM - Best in Advocacy and Miss Photogenic, PO2 Ria Angelley P. Bero of PRO 4B MIMAROPA –Best in Talent and PO1 Gearlyn Paga of PRO 4A: Calabarzon- Miss Congeniality
The reigning Ms. PNP #GandaPulis 2018, who is in her fourth year in the police organization, received her crown, a plaque and a gift check from PNP Chief Police Director General Oscar D Albayalde and Chief of Police Community Relations Group (PCRG), the office that initiated the beauty and brains pageant held at the Camp Crame held on Monday (April 23, 2018).
The PNP’s Search for Ms. PNP #GandaPulis 2018 is part of strengthening public advocacy in support of the observance of the 2018 National Women’s Month Celebration with the theme “We Make Change Work for Women.” It primarily seeks to provide due recognition to the roles of policewomen as builders of good relationships with the community, which is essential to ensure the success of the Recovery and Wellness Program of the PNP in its campaign against illegal drugs and other advocacy works.
The contestants came from the 16 Police Regional Offices, National Support Units (NSUs) and the five districts of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO).