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Avelino I Razon, Jr

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Avelino "Sonny" Ignacio Razon, Jr. (born in Manila on 27 September 1952) is a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) "Marangal" Class of 1974. He has been recognized for his dedication and professionalism as a police officer.


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  • commands, supervises, and controls the police
  • instructs personnel, funds, records, property, correspondence, intelligence, operations, training
  • prescribes table of organization and equipment, functions, duties and powers of various staff services, installations, other units of the PNP
  • Educational background

  • Law Student, Jose Rizal College of Law
  • Masters in Management, Philippine Christian University (1994)
  • Masters in Public Administration, Manuel Luis Quezon University (1994)
  • Philippine Military Academy (1974)
  • Intelligence Officer's Basic Course, Special Intelligence Training School (ISAFP)
  • Infantry Officer's Advance Course, Fort Benning Georgia, USA
  • Drug Law Enforcement Seminar, Hong Kong
  • Officer's Senior Executive Course
  • Secondary, UP High School
  • Elementary, UP Elementary School
  • Career

  • Chief, Philippine National Police (PNP) (October 2007)
  • Head, Task Force Usig (a special investigation unit monitoring unexplained killings, with a record of 21 cases and 12 arrests in nine weeks)
  • PNP Chief for Administration-Operations-Directoral Staff
  • Three Star, Regional Director, National Capital Region Office
  • Second Star, Commander, Central Visayas Police Office (Cebu City)
  • One Star, District Director-Commander, Western Police District (May 1996-August 1998; December 1999-March 2001)
  • Commander, PNP Special Action Force (Feb. 14, 1987-Aug.1, 1989)
  • Special Assistant on Security to acting Chief of Staff Fidel V. Ramos (February 1986)
  • Senior Aide-de-camp to then Philippine Constabulary Chief Major Gen. Fidel Ramos (1978–1981)
  • Commanding Officer, 224th Company in Laguna (October 1981 – 1983)
  • Commanding Officer, 563rd Philippine Constabulary (1974)
  • Chief, National Capital Region Narcotics Field Unit (NARCOM)
  • Deputy Group Commander, Special Operations of the Presidential Security Group
  • Group Commander, Presidential Protection Group
  • Achievements

  • Graduated No. 1, Infantry Officer's Advance Course
  • Graduated No. 1, Officer's Senior Executive Course
  • Distinguished Conduct Star (2nd highest military award)
  • Decoration, Sultan of Brunei Hadji Hassmal Bolkiah
  • Decoration, King Juan Carlos I of Spain
  • Cavalier Awardee for Command and Administration (PMA Alumni Association)
  • Membership

  • Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines
  • Lion's Club and Toast Master's Club
  • Highlights during his term

  • May 2008 - Mobilized CALABARZON (Cavite-Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) task force and investigative units propelled by the RCBC (Laguna branch) bank robbery and soon after the massacre in the same province.
  • February 2008 - Appeared in the senate hearing of the controversial NBN-ZTE project, testified that whistle blower Jun Lozada was under police custody (PNP Police Security and Protection Office) to provide him security, and denied attempt for his abduction.
  • 2007 - Participated in the investigation of the Glorietta 2 shopping mall explosion, the bombing at the House of Representatives, and the Manila Peninsula Hotel siege.
  • December 1994-April 1995 - Surveillance and arrest of a Pakistani businessman, Tariq Javed Rana, suspected in an assassination plot against Pope John Paul II.
  • 2010 Manila Mayoral election

    Razon is now making peace with the residents of Manila in preparation for his candidacy as mayor in the May 2010 election. He said that he will offer a new kind of politics when he runs for the mayoralty race. He is eyeing Isko Moreno as a running mate.

    On 12 October 2009, Razon resigned from his post as Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process to shift his focus on the 2010 elections.

    Personal life

    Razon is a parachuter, skydiver, scuba diver, and a motorcycle rider. He is married to Cecilia Cleofe-Razon and a father to a daughter and three sons.


    Avelino I. Razon, Jr. Wikipedia