On August 16, 2018, a delegation composed of the chairmen of the GPH and MILF ceasefire mechanisms and normalization bodies headed by Assistant Secretary Dickson P. Hermoso, Assistant Secretary for Peace and Security Affairs and party visited the PRO9 Headquarters, Camp Col. Romeo Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City and paid courtesy call to PCSUPT Billy B Beltran Regional Director of PRO9.
The Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) has awarded the competing Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team of every police units in the region including other guest participants in a ceremony held at Regional Mobile Force Battalion 9, Firing Range on August 10, 2018. In the results released by the secretariat of the competition, the SWAT team of Zamboanga City Police Office emerged as the champion in the City Police Station category, followed by Dipolog City Police Office as 1st runner up while the team from Pagadian City Police Office came in as 2nd runner up.
One-Hundred Fifty Seven (157) Barangays in seven municipalities and one city in Zamboanga Del Norte have been recently declared as drug cleared by the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing during the ceremonial declaration of drug free and drug cleared Barangays in Zamboanga Del Norte held from August 7-10, 2018.
Hundreds of populaces availed of various services from the Police Regional Office 9 during the provincial launching of the “Pulis Natin” Caravan at Dipolog City, Pagadian City and Ipil town from August 6-9, 2018.
NAPOLCOM Commissioner ZENONIDA F BROSAS commended PCSUPT BILLY B BELTRAN for the innovations and efforts made by the region to suppress and control crimes in the Zamboanga Peninsula during their visit in PRO9 on July 25, 2018.