AT least nine officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP), including three former spokesmen, were promoted, said PNP spokesman Chief Supt. Wilben Mayor said in a statement. PNP Chief Director General Ricardo Marquez and the PNP’s Senior Officers Placement and Promotion Board (SOPPB) evaluated the promotion of the officials, including Director Wilfredo Franco as head of the PNP Directorate for Police Community Relations and Director Generoso Cerbo Jr., head of the PNP Directorate for Intelligence. The new Chief Superintendents are: Elmer Beltejar of the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations in North Luzon, Jerome Baxinella of the Directorate for Human Resource and Doctrine Development. Also promoted were to Chief Superintendents were Pedro B. Cabatingan Jr., Arnold D. Gunnacao, Bartolome C. Tobias, Conrado Capa and Perpetuo Macion.