Medalya ng Papuri were awarded to Laoag City police chief PSupt Edwin Balles (3rd from right) and other Laoag City policemen for their exemplary performance of duty during the conduct of buy-bust operation at Brgy. 23, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte that resulted in the arrest of a suspected drug personality. The award was given by PCSupt Gregorio Pimentel,  Acting Regional Director together with PSSupt Reynaldo Biay, Acting Deputy Regional Director for Administration and other senior officers during the traditional Monday Flag Raising ceremony at PRO1, Grandstand at Camp BG Oscar Florendo, San Fernando City, La Union on August 8, 2016. (Photo by: RPCRD, PRO1)