PSSUPT EDWIN S DE OCAMPO, DRDA, and members of the Command Group and the Directorial Staff held a press conference with the local print, TV, and radio media outfits based in Zamboanga City at the PRO9 Conference Room on October 2, 2017 at about 9:30 AM. DRDA mentioned that the primary purpose of this regular activity is to keep the public informed of the recent accomplishments and activities of PRO9, as well as its current plans and programs, and to foster a good police-media relations.
PCSUPT EMMANUEL LUIS D LICUP, Officer in Charge of the PNP Directorate for Operations, served as the Guest of Honor and Speaker during the closing ceremony of the Community Anti-Terrorism Awareness, Enhanced Managing Police Operations, and Knowing the Enemy Seminar held at Terra Cota Hotel, Tumaga, Zamboanga City on September 27-28, 2017. Said event was attended by all chiefs of police and OICs of City/Municipal Police Station of Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi PPOs, and Police Regional Office 9.
PCSUPT BILLY B BELTRAN, Police Regional Office 9 Regional Director presided over the Command Conference and gave awards to PRO9 sub-unit commanders who have made significant operational accomplishments. The program was held at the PRO9 Multi-purpose Hall in Camp Col. Romeo A Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on September 29, 2017.
PSSUPT FARO ANTONIO O OLAGUERA, the PRO9 Regional Chief Directorial Staff, led the conduct of the Friday Monthly Ranks Inspection wearing the old PNP athletic uniform (jogging pants). A Police Information and Continuing Education (PICE) was later held at the PRO9 Parade Ground on September 29, 2017.
Two hundred fifty-one (251) PNP uniformed personnel from Regional Headquarter, Regional Public Safety Battalion 9 and National Support Units were promoted to the next higher rank before their families and love ones during the simultaneous mass oath-taking and donning of ranks ceremony held at the Police Regional Office 9, Quadrangle, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on September 20, 2017.