The New CPSM Director is the First “LEAD PNP Awardee”
The newly appointed Director of the Center for Police Strategy Management (CPSM), PBGEN STERLING RAYMUND P BLANCO is the first recipient of prestigious LEAD PNP Award in 2010. He took over the post following the retirement of PBGEN NOEL A BARACEROS in the service on August 3, 2019.
PBGEN BLANCO is a graduate of PMA “Makatao” Class of 1989 with Masters Degree in Public Administration in University of Northern Philippines in 2003. A bemedalled and experienced officer, he was thrice awarded as Junior Officer of the Year and was also the constabulary and police recipient of La Union Governor’s Award.
As a Transformation Champion, he was instrumental when Pangasinan PPO garnered the “Silver Eagle Award”. Under his leadership, Pangasinan was also the first PPO to be PGS initiated in 2014. He is a former Executive Officer of Directorate for Plans and Directorate for Police Community Relations before appointed as CPSM Director. True to his name, PBGEN BLANCO has indeed accomplished Sterling achievements as an exemplary police officer.
As a seasoned police officer and full blooded practitioner of good governance, he intends to nurture the gains of genuine transformation in the PNP through team efforts and partnership with the stakeholders. He initiated collaborative agreements with higher education institutions that include the Asian Institute of Management, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippine College of Criminology, and other colleges and universities offering criminology courses. Several activities are in the pipeline engaging the more than 20,000 Advisory Council members nationwide and partnerships with LGU’s business, academe, religious, and other sectors in support of the PNP Internal Cleansing Program, and the administration thrust against criminality, illegal drugs, and corruption. The sustained implementation of PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030 as the transformation agenda and with the PNP institutionalized status, kept the ideals alive continuing with deep sense of commitment and dedication serving and protecting the nation.