Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City – A product of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) was installed as the new regional director of Police Regional Office 9 effective June 4, 2020, following the latest reshuffle of senior officers in the PNP as ordered by Police General Archie Francisco F Gamboa, Chief, Philippine National Police.
PBGEN Jesus D Cambay Jr., replaced the outgoing regional director PBGEN Froilan F Quidilla, who is mandatorily set to retire from the police service in July 3, 2020.
PBGEN Cambay Jr is a native of Lagawe, Ifugao and member of the PMA “Makatao” Class of 1989. He is set assumed office as the new regional director to lead the 8,000-strong men and women of PRO9.
Prior to his new assignment, PBGEN Cambay Jr was appointed as the Director of PNP Intelligence Group last March 2020 and served as the Deputy Regional Director for Administration (DRDA) and Deputy Director for Operations (DRDO) of Police Regional Office-6 (Western Visayas).
He was the designated Commander of the Metro Boracay Task Force (MBTF) where he led the 600 police personnel of Kalibo, Aklan in the peaceful and orderly rehabilitation of Boracay Beach.
The new designation of PBGEN Cambay Jr as the regional director of PRO9 has been approved by PNP Chief, PGEN Gamboa upon the recommendations of the Senior Officers Placement and Promotion Board. (PRO9-PIO)