Camp Col Romeo Abendan, Zamboanga City – Twenty-five female police officers from Police Regional Office 9 and Bangsamoro Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao participated in the 3-day Community Relations Team Course sponsored by the U. S Department of State - Bureau of Counter-Terrorism. This is in support to the initiative of PBGen Froilan F Quidilla, PRO9 Regional Director, of creating Hijab Troopers launched in June 2019 who are deployed in Zamboanga Peninsula as a symbol of diversity and unity in the area.
The event was spearheaded by PMGen Elmo Francis G Sarona, The Director for Investigation and Detective Management. Investigators and their Chiefs all over the peninsula and other regions attended the validation which aims to check and disseminate the guidelines set forth by DIDM for a more systematic and comprehensive approach in investigation as it plays a vital role in the police work.
Camp Col Romeo Abendan, Zamboanga City – Zamboanga City Police Station 7 Drug Enforcement Unit seized one hundred thousand worth of suspected shabu in a buy bust operation yesterday, August 15, 2019 at Nuñez Extension, Camino Nuevo, this City and led to the arrest of Roberto Yanga Ko a.k.a “Kelong”. A 51-year old businessman and a resident of the aforementioned address who was confiscated with several plastic sachet with crystalline substance believed to be shabu in his possession and two hundred peso marked money.
Camp Col Romeo Abendan, Zamboanga City – Last Saturday, August 10, 2019, More than a thousand PNP personnel in the entire region worked together to search and destroy mosquitoes egg-deposit sites. With the recent proclamation of the Department of Health that the country is in National Dengue Epidimec, PRO9 had initiated a counter reactive activity to lessen if not eradicate dengue cases in the region. A simultaneous clean up activity in partnership with the community for a cleaner environment.
CAMP COL ABENDAN, Zamboanga City – Six (6) police units of Police Regional Office 9 have been conferred proficient status under the Performance Governance System (PGS) during the conferment and awarding ceremony held at PRO9 Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on July 29, 2019.