"We PERFORM as we TRANSFORM..."
Current: Regional Director, Police Regional Office 6
Police Chief Superintendent Binag is a Civil Service Career Executive eligible (CSEE) and an international civil servant. His 34 exemplary years of devoted public service is the quintessence of a well-rounded and multifaceted military and police commander and executive who has excelled in the fields of military and law enforcement operations, public policy, strategy development and management, change management and advocacy, resource mobilization and human resource management.
He is a recipient of various local and international awards, combat and service medals, including a Gold Cross Medal for gallantry in action, Outstanding Achievement Medals, United Nations Mission in Liberia Outstanding Leadership Awards, and numerous letters of commendation for his excellent military and police performance and civic accomplishments.
Among the key positions he held here and abroad were Chief, Firearms and Explosives Office (FEO), Chief, Law Enforcement Division, Directorate For Operations, Deputy and Acting Police Commissioner, United Nations Mission in Liberia; District Director, United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia; Commandant of Cadets of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA); Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief of PNP; Chief of the Program Management Office (PMO), the unit primarily tasked to oversee the Transformation Program of the PNP; Chief, Motor Vehicle Clearance Office, Highway Patrol Group; and Commander of Constabulary and police Units, including an elite counter-terrorist Company of the then Philippine Constabulary Special Action Force (PC-SAF) and Police Station in Metro Manila. He also served as a member of the Board of Inquiry Operational Audit Team that investigated the infamous Mamasapano Incident.
Over the years, Chief Superintendent Binag, a product of primary and secondary public school system, prepared himself to occupy senior leadership positions in the PNP and other organizations here and abroad by undergoing various local and international studies. He’s a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy “Hinirang” Class of 1987. He holds a Master in Development Management, Asian Institute of Management, a Master in Public Administration and an Edward S. Mason Fellow in Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He has been a recipient of scholarship grants on international studies on policing, peace and security, and national development in prestigious Institutions and programs such as: Federal Bureau Investigation, International Law Enforcement Academy, Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program, all in the USA; United Kingdom Police College and University of Leicester, both in UK; Political Warfare Bureau in Chinese Taipei; and, National Police Agency of Japan in JICA Center, Tokyo, Japan.
He is also involved in various socio-civic activities, such as: Chairman, Christian Officers Reform the Police Service (CORPS) Movement that promotes a God-centered, service-oriented and family-based PNP; Past President, Table Tennis Association of the Philippines; Past Member of the Philippine Olympic Committee and Head of Philippine Delegation, 2009 Asian Youth Games that won 1 silver and 1 bronze medals.
He is married to Dr. Ma. Agnes Binag and blessed with four sons: Zark, Cesar Hawthorne Jr., Czar Robert and Paul, and hails from Quezon City, Philippines. His solid career started in the Military Academy, but the foundation is anchored on his strong family background and on the teachings and life of Jesus Christ.