Jefferson Soriano, incumbent head of the Philippine National Police Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management and chief of Task Force Usig, is the new regional director of the National Capital Region Police Office.
Soriano replaced Director Geary Barias who is now the chief of the PNP Directorial staff. Soriano's post will be taken over by Chief Superintendent Raul Bacalzo, former director of the PNP Headquarters Support Service.
Newly-appointed PNP chief general Jesus Versoza headed Soriano’s turnover ceremony at Camp Bagong Diwa.
District directors from the central, southern, western, and eastern police districts attended the turnover ceremony. Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and other top officials from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) also took part in the ceremony.