Ronald Bato De La Rosa Biography

Ronald Bato De La Rosa is a Filipino retired police officer and politician who run and won as senator in the May 13, 2019 election under PDP-LABAN Party.

Bato de la Rosa
Bato de la Rosa (Photo Credit: inquirer.net)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Ronald Marapon dela Rosa
Nickname –> Bato
Birthdate –> January 21, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace –> Barangay Bato, Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur, Philippines
Spouse –> Nancy Comandante (m. 1989)
Children –> 3

Educational Attainment
Elementary – Bato Elementary School
High School – Sta. Cruz National High School
College – Mindanao State University; Philippine Military Academy (Class of 1986)
Course – BS Public Administration; Military Training
Graduate School – University of Southeastern Philippines
Course – Master of Public Administration, PhD in Development Administration

Work Experiences
2018 – Chief, Bureau of Corrections
2016-2018 – Chief, Philippine National Police
2012-2013 – Director, Davao City Police Office
1999-2001 – Assistant, Office of the Police Director, Camp Crame in Quezon City
1997-1999 – Police Provincial Director, Compostela Valley Province
1992-1997 – Chief-Inspector, Police Regional Office (PRO)-Davao
1986 – Lieutenant, Philippine Constabulary

Achievements and Awards
no information

Advocacy/Platform
* War on Drugs
* Death Penalty
* Peace and Order

Scandals and Controversies
As Chief of the Philippine National Police, Bato was at the forefront in the implementation of the war on drugs specifically “Oplan Tokhang” where police officers knock on the door of suspected drug addicts and do what is necessary accordingly. A centerpiece policy of the Duterte Administration, the war on drugs has claimed the lives of thousands of Filipinos.

See also: Other candidates for Senator in the May 13, 2019 Philippine Election

See also: Top Government Officials under President Duterte

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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