News Release

PBBM names Police Maj. Gen. Rommel Francisco Marbil as 30th PNP Chief

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has named Police Major General Rommel Francisco Marbil as the 30th Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), replacing Police General Benjamin Acorda Jr. who ended his term with his retirement on March 31, 2024.

“Police Major General Rommel Francisco Marbil is designated as the *Chief*, Philippine National Police effective April 1, 2024 by the direction of President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr.,” Marbil’s appointment stated.

Marbil is a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class 1991.

The appointment was announced during the change of command and retirement honors for Acorda at the Camp BGen Rafael T. Crame in Quezon City.

Before his appointment as PNP Chief, Marbil was the head of the Directorate for Comptrollership and served as the Regional Director of the Police Regional Office 8 (PRO-8), and Director of the Highway Patrol Group (HPG), among others. PND