The Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) has a new Deputy Regional Director for Administration (DRDA) and Deputy Regional Director for Operations (DRDO) following the retirement and reassignment of two senior officers last month. Police Colonel Ronaldo L Llanera, a native of Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya assumed office as the Deputy Regional Director for Administration (DRDA) last April 20, 2019 replacing retired Police Brigadier General Edwin S De Ocampo.
Prior to his assignment at PRO9, Police Colonel Llanera was the Deputy Regional Director for Operations and Regional Chief Directorial Staff of the Police Regional Office 3 from 2016-2019. His earlier assignments were in Police Regional Office 11 (Davao Region) as Regional Chief of Operations, Chief Regional Community Affairs Development Division and Provincial Director of Davao del Sur Police Provincial Office.
Police Colonel Llanera is a member of the Philippine National Police Academy's Tagapagtaguyod Class of 1988. He is a classmate of the former DRDO of PRO9, Police Colonel Narciso B Verdadero. Earlier this month, Police Colonel John G Guyguyon was also installed as the new Deputy Regional Director for Operation (DRDO) replacing Police Colonel Narciso B Verdadero who was reassigned to PNP Headquarters.
Police Colonel Guyguyon is a member of PNPA Tagapagkalinga Class of '91. He is a native of Kiangan, Ifugao. His previous assignments were as Provincial Director of Lanao del Sur Provincial Office during the Marawi Siege and in Zamboanga Del Sur Police Provincial Office as Acting Provincial Director. He was the Chief of Staff and later on as Deputy Director for Operations of the PNP Aviation Security Group. He was also assigned with the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group as Chief of Anti-Transnational Crime Unit, Chief, RCIDU 9, and held other various other positions.
The new assignment of the two senior officers has been approved by PNP Chief, Police General Oscar D Albayalde upon the recommendations of the Senior Officers Placement and Promotion Board of the PNP, Camp Brig. Gen Rafael T Crame.