The Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) under the leadership of PCSUPT Billy B Beltran, Regional Director, celebrated its 27th PNP Foundation Day coinciding with the Traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony held at PRO-9 Quadrangle, Camp Col. Romeo Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City at about 8:00 in the morning of February 5, 2018 with Mr. Christopher Lawrence S Arnuco, Chairperson and Administrator of Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority as Guest of Honor and Speaker. This annual celebration was highlighted by the giving of Plaque of Appreciation and Plaque of Recognition to deserving individuals and agencies contributed vastly to the plans and programs of PRO-9.
The Regional Director of Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) PCSUPT Billy B Beltran spearheaded the commemoration of the 3rd Death Anniversary of SAF 44 in recognition of their heroism and gallantry in the service of God, country and people held at PRO9 Quadrangle, Camp Col Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on January 25, 2018 at 8:00 o’clock in the morning. Relatedly, PRO9 rendered twenty-one gun salutes in honor of their heroism and at the same time, the Regional Director together with the families and spouses of the fallen heroes offered flowers at the PNP Heroes Wall inside the PRO9 camp.
Personnel of Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) headed by PCSUPT Edwin S De Ocampo, Deputy Regional Director of Administration commemorated the 29th Death Anniversary of General Eduardo Batalla and Col Romeo A Abendan through wreath-laying ceremonies in Camp Eduardo Batalla, San Jose Cawa-Cawa and Camp Romeo Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City at about 8:00 AM of January 22, 2018. A gun salute was held and flowers were offered to monuments of two local heroes, marking the 29th anniversary of their deaths during the Cawa-Cawa siege. Col. Romeo Abendan’s widow Mrs. Nenie Abendan was present during the activity.
The Deputy Regional Director for Administration (DRDA) of Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) PCSUPT Edwin S De Ocampo was among the newly-promoted star rank officers of the PNP during the oath taking and donning of ranks ceremony of newly-promoted star rank officers held at the PNP National Headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City on January 16, 2018 presided by no less than the Chief PNP, Police Director General Ronald M Dela Rosa.
The Regional Director of Police Regional Office (PRO) 9 Police Chief Superintendent Billy B Beltran led the men and women of PRO9 in celebrating the 24th PNP Ethics Day with the theme: "Serbisyong Tapat at Makatotohanan para sa Pagbabago ng Bayan” held at the PRO9 Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Col. Romeo A Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on Monday January 15, 2018.