Top cop: San Juan has new chief of police

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Senior Superintendent Joselito Pajarillaga is now the chief of police of San Juan City after his predecessor resigned from his post over alleged poor performance in the war against drugs.

Chief Superintendent Romulo Sapitula, director of the Eastern Police District (EPD) said that Pajarillaga, a member of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Class ’89, assumed command of the San Juan police over the weekend.

Pajarillaga was previously the chief of the District Directorial Staff of the Northern Police District.

His predecessor, Senior Superintendent Victor Arevalo was transferred to the National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) regional police holding and administrative unit in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City
Arevalo was the first city police chief to vacate his post since President Duterte declared a total war on illegal drugs on July 1