In the year 2003, the Sangguniang Bayan of Maddela donated 2,000 square meters lot with Resolution Number 95-023-B located at Poblacion Sur, Maddela, Quirino. With the program of former Chief PDG ARTURO LOMIBAO to construct first one hundred (100) ideal Police Station nationwide, Maddela Police Station is one that benefited to a Three Million Type-B Police Station. Construction started on September 28, 2005 by the San Jacinto Construction Inc. and after the completion of the Building it was inaugurated on 111300 April 2006. The Maddela PS is located adjacent to the Maddela Municipal Hall in Barangay Poblacion Sur, Maddela, Quirino with a Grid Coordinate of 606082 and has 3 PCOs, 27 PNCOs and 4 NUPs with a Police Population ratio of 1:1510.
Pinappagan was the former name of the municipality and now renamed into MADDELA.This town is inhabited by natives living along the fringes of the Sierra Madre Mountains within the hinterlands of the Mamparang Ranges. These inhabitants were the Ilongots and the Dumagats both of the Pagan Tribes. The two tribal communities had simple lifestyles engaged in primitive farming, hunting and fishing. They farmed at small valleys at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains, fished along the river banks of the Cagayan River and hunted in the wild forest. In the year 1919, about 20 Ilocanos headed by then Forester Vicente Velasco first formed settlements along the river banks, and then gradually penetrated into the Valley of Pinappagan, now Maddela. (Pinappagan was coined from the Ilocano words: pinapatay – killed and Pagano – pagan. On this premise, it is believed that the first Christians who intended to settle in the Municipality were killed by Pagan). The total land area of the Municipality is 91,857 hectares with 32 Barangay inhabited by 40,980 populations. It is bounded on the South by the Province of Aurora, on the East by Isabela Province and on the Southwest of Nagtipunan this Province. The population is inhabited by Christian Majority who are Ilocanos, Tagalog and cultural Minorities composed of Ifugaos, Ilongots and Muslim Families. The sources of livelihood are farming, business, furniture makers and banana dealers which seventy percent mountainous terrain and quite slop category. However, a first class classification having a tends of tourist spots like Dumabato Falls, Governor’s Rapid and the Villa Caridad Hotel and Restaurant was once adjudged by the Department of Tourism number one (1) entire Region 02. Today, Maddela has One Hundred One (101) years of existence of its landmark since founded. The Municipality of Maddela lies at the Northeastern part of the Province of Quirino. It is bounded on the North by the Province of Isabela and the Municipality of Aglipay; Southeast is the Province of Aurora; Southwest by the Municipality of Nagtipunan and Northwest by the Municipality of Cabarroguis. It is about 62 kilometers away from Santiago City and approximately 31 kilometers from the capital town of Quirino. It lies on the meridians of 16’ 21’ 35.52” N latitude and 121’ 40’ 57.18” E longitude. The land area of Maddela is the biggest among the six (6) towns of Quirino when Nagtipunan was not yet created. However, when Batas Pambansa 345 was approved sometime on February 25, 1983, the existing area of about 225,972 hectares was divided, ceding 150, 240 hectares for the Municipality of Nagtipunan and 75,732 hectares which is approximately one fourth or 24.77 percent of the total land area of Quirino province left for Maddela. The Municipality of Maddela is a first class municipality in the province of Quirino. According to the 2013 census, it has a population of 40,980 people. Maddela is the commercial hub of the province. It is located between the provinces of Isabela and Aurora. The total land area of the Municipality is 91,857 hectares with 32 Barangays inhabited by 40,980 population. It is bounded on the South by the Province of Aurora, on the East by Isabela Province and on the Southwest of Nagtipunan this Province. The population is inhabited by Christian Majority who are Ilocanos, Tagalog and cultural Minorities composed of Ifugaos, Ilongots and Muslim Families. Incumbent Officials