PCSUPT Billy B Beltran, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 9, together with the members of the Command Group and Directorial Staff presided the 4th Regular Press Conference held at PRO9 Multi-Purpose Function Hall, Camp Gen. Batalla, RT Lim Boulevard, Zamboanga City on December 11, 2017. A total of Forty-Six (46) local media practitioners from television, radio, internet, and print in Zamboanga City attended the activity.
Prior to the start of Press Conference, a 10-minute briefing presentation was delivered by PSUPT Ferjen T Torred, Officer In-Charge, Regional Intelligence Division (RID). Thereafter, the media personalities raised their respective questions and clarifications on the topics presented, wherein the Regional Director assisted by the members of the Command Group and Directorial Staff answered all their questions based on facts. The next part of the activity was the launching of PRO9 Website/Facebook Page and the 4-6 Habits security awareness project, an initiative of the Regional Director. The project shall be posted and shown in all bus terminals, seaports, cinema, malls, government agencies catering front-line services, and all places of convergence in the region. The highlight of the activity was the awarding of Plaque of Recognition to the twenty-two (22) deserving media personalities headed by PRO9 Press Corps President Mr. Eugene Lasprilla for their invaluable support and contribution extended to PRO9 in reaching out its plans and programs to the general public through the practice of responsible journalism which led to the realization of its mission and objectives.