Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City – One thousand seventy two newly promoted uniformed police personnel of Police Regional Office 9 took their oath during the simulatanoeus mass oath taking and donning of ranks ceremonies held at PRO9 Quadrangle, Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City and at the different Police Provincial Offices and City Polices in the region on January 15, 2021 at 3:30 in the afternoon.
PBGEN Ronaldo Genaro E Ylagan, Regional Director, administered the simultaneous mass oath-taking and donning of ranks of the newly-promoted police personnel composed of 53 Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and 1,019 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs) assigned with the different police units and offices in the region.
In his message, The Regional Director told the newly promoted personnel that their promotion gives them greater influence and greater responsibilities and at the same time an acknowledgement of their professional competence
The 1,072 promotees, who were applicants of the 2nd semester CY 2020 2nd level regular promotion program consists of 53 PCOs wherein 47 were promoted to the rank of Police Major, 2 to Police Captain and 4 to Police Liuetenant. On the other hand, Of the PNCOs 51 were promoted to Police Executive Master Sergeant (PEMS); 149 to Police Chief Master Sergeant (PCMS); 120 to Police Senior Master Sergeant (PSMS); 114 to Police Master Sergeant (PMSG); 130 to Police Staff Sergeant (PSSG) and 455 to Police Corporal. (PRO9-PIO)