This Friday, the President of the Republic, Gustavo Petro, announced the members of the new leadership of the Military Forces and the National Police, who will accompany him to develop the comprehensive Human Security policy for peace and the defense of life.
The announcement was made by the Head of State from the Ministry of Defense, accompanied by the Minister of this portfolio, Iván Velásquez, and the new members of the leadership of the Public Force.
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In the case of the National Police, General Henry Armando Sanabria Celywas appointed as director, replacing General Jorge Vargas, and General Yackeline Navarro Ordóñez, appointed as deputy director, to succeed General Hoover Alfredo Penilla.
However, for these appointments to take place, There would have been an unprecedented shake-up within the National Police, for both Sanabria and Navarro to occupy their new positions.
So that his name reaches the direction of the National Police, in replacement of General Jorge Vargas, More than 20 generals of the Republic were ‘beheaded’, according to what Semana revealed.
Among the officers who would leave the institution is the outgoing director, Jorge Vargas; the outgoing deputy commander, General Hoover Penilla, Major General Herman Alegrandro Bustamante, director of Citizen Security.
For its part, El Tiempo reported that among the generals who would leave is also the eldest General Ramiro Castrillón Lara, who works as inspector general; Major General Fabián Laurens Cárdenas, National Head of Human Development for the institution; Major General Fernando Murillo, who is in charge of the Dijín; Major General Julio Cesar Gonzalez Bedoyacommander of Region 8 Police.
Profile of the new Director of the National Police, General Henry Armando Sanabria