Police Regional Office 9 was conferred in the Performance Governance System by the PNP National Headquarters, Camp Crame, Quezon City, for passing the Initiation Stage.A total of 88 line units under PRO9 was accorded with PGS certificates.
Of this total, two police stations under Zamboanga City Police Office, Isabela City Police Station, two maneuver companies of Regional Battalion 9 and Provincial Public Safety Company of Zamboanga del Sur Police Provincial Office bagged the Silver Eagle Award, the second highest award, for garnering the score of 90%-95.99%.
The awarding ceremony was held at Centro Latino, Paseo del Mar last April 14, 2014. Police Chief Superintendent Wilfredo Dalis Franco, Deputy Director of the Directorate for Personnel and Records Management conferred the awards to the recipients. The conferment of said certificates was supposed to be done last year, but due to unavoidable circumstances, the awarding was only done recently.
Members of the Regional Advisory Council of Police Regional Office 9 representing the academe, business, health, media, judiciary and other sectors received the certificate of appreciation for their invaluable support to PRO9 who contributed immensely in making PRO 9 pass the Initiation Stage.
The Performance Governance System makes the works of the Philippine National Police more manageable, simple and organized by utilizing the balanced scorecard concept. It improves the crime solution, as well as crime prevention and control in partnership with all stakeholders, and ensure effective use of police intelligence.
The PGS has four stages which satisfy the Performance Governance System of the Philippine National Police. They are the Initiation, Compliance, Proficiency, and Institutionalization Stages.
The initiation stage is the hardest stage among the four. In order to attain the strategic measures of this stage, the Police Regional Office 9 formed the technical working groups, the Multi-Sectoral Governance Council and the Strategy Map of Governance Charter Statement, such as Mission, Vision and Value.
Police Regional Office 9 is now in the process of fulfilling the second stage, which is the compliance stage after passing the first one. PRO9 cannot proceed to the next stage without passing the initiation stage. Hence, PRO9 leadership commended the members of the Technical Working Group for their untiring efforts in the formulation of strategies.