The Regional Mobile Force Battalion- 9 (RMFB-9) was adjudged as the over-all champion in the recently concluded 1st Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) Civil Disturbance Management (CDM) competition held at Ipil, Sports Complex, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay on April 25, 2018.
The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) took home the Over- all 1st Runners –Up and Zamboanga Del Norte PPO emerged as the Over-all 2nd Runners-up. The Zamboanga Del Sur PPO bagged the Over-all 3rd Runners-up while the Zamboanga Sibugay PPO was awarded as the Over-all 4th Runners-up.
The objective of the one-day CDM competition is to assess and test the readiness, equipage and capability of PRO-9 CDM units in dealing with and responding to mass actions and public disturbance requiring police response. In addition, it also aims to assess the degree and level of adequacy of preparation, effectiveness and swift response in addressing various civil disturbance situations in terms of support, negotiation, arrest, monitoring, SWAT, chemical, medical and fire protection.