Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City –Newly installed Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) Regional Director Police Brigadier Gen. Jesus D Cambay Jr made his first command visit to the three Police Provincial Offices under his command from June 17-18, 2020.
PBGEN Cambay Jr, PCOL John G Guyguyon, Deputy Regional Director for Operations and other Regional Staffs first arrived at Zamboanga Del Norte Police Provincial Office (ZNPPO) based in Camp Hamac, Sicayab, Dipolog City on June 17, 2020. They were received by the men and women of ZNPPO headed by Police Colonel Ronald Briones, Provincial Director. The following day, June 18, 2020, the Regional Director and party proceeded to Zamboanga Del Sur Police Provincial Office (ZSPPO) in Camp Abelon, Pagadian City and met the personnel of ZSPPO under the helm of PCOL Rhode Espero, Provincial Director. Meanwhile, on the 3rd day of visit, June 18, 2020, The new top cop of the region arrived at Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office (ZSBPPO) in Sanito, Ipil where he was welcome by the personnel of ZSBPPO led by PCOL Ronald Joseph V Ocaya, Provincial Director.
PBGEN Cambay Jr was accorded with traditional arrival honors upon his arrival at the respective provincial headquarters. He also presided the round of command conferences at the police provincial offices attended by Provincial Director, Staff Officers, Provincial Force Commanders, Chiefs of Regional Support Units and all Chief of Police from different police stations where he was briefed on the operational and administrative accomplishments of each PPOs including matters pertaining to criminality and peace and order.
During his traditional talk-to-men, the regional director urged the personnel to religously performed their mandated tasks to protect and serve the community. He also directed the respective provincial directors to keep Zamboanga Peninsula region a safer place to live, study, to work,visit and do business.
The field visit of the newly appointed regional director is a traditional actvity in the PNP made by the head of regional office aims to uplift and boost the morale of the troops on the ground.
PBGEN Cambay Jr officially took over as the PRO9 regional director on June 9, 2020 through a turnover ceremony at the PRO 9 headquarters in Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City. (PRO9-PIO)