CAMP COL. ABENDAN, Zamboanga City – The Police Regional Office 9 formally held a kick-off ceremony for the observance of 24th Police Community Relations Month with the theme “Sambayanan, Mahalagang Kaakibat ng Kapulisan sa Pagtaguyod ng Mapayapa at Maunlad na Bayan “coinciding with the traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony held at the Police Regional Office 9 Quadrangle in Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City on July 1, 2019.
Police Brigadier General Froilan F Quidilla, PRO9 Director led the kick off ceremony celebration of 24th PCR month in the region and was graced by Dr. Kamarodin A Abdulkarim, Dean of College of Asian and Islamic Studies, Western Mindanao State University and Atty. Pablito M Abad, Regional Director of NAPOLCOM IX as guests of honor and speaker.
Police Brigadier General Froilan F Quidilla said the observance of PCR Month was pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 764 declaring July of every year as PCR Month, with the NAPOLCOM as the lead agency and the PNP as the implementing agency.
The Regional Director emphasized that numerous activities have been lined up for this year’s observance of 24th PCR Month wherein community participation is the target of these activities. He further stressed out that in the culmination ceremony which is set on July 31, 2019, The Police Regional Office 9 will be giving awards and commendations to deserving uniformed and non-uniformed personnel of PRO9 in recognition of their valuable contributions to the community.