The Police Regional Office (PRO) 9 has recorded “negative” incidents of stray bullet, indiscriminate firing, and fire or burning incident due to firecrackers during the New Year’s Celebration in the City of Zamboanga City and Provinces of Zamboanga Del Sur, Zamboanga Del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay. There were also no reported major injuries in relation to use of firecrackers.
PSSUPT RAUL M TACACA , the Acting Provincial Director of Zamboanga del Norte Police Provincial Office led the distribution of relief goods at Brgy. Panganuran, Gutalac, Zamboanga del Norte to 103 affected families of typhoon VINTA in the said barangay.
On December 26, 2017, PCSUPT Billy B Beltran, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 9 visited Sibuco, one of the municipalities of Zamboanga del Norte that has the highest number of casualties brought by Tropical Storm Vinta. A medical mission and feeding program was conducted for the affected families. PCSUPT Beltran also distributed relief goods that were donated by PRO9 personnel to the evacuees.
PCSUPT Billy B Beltran, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 9, attended the turn-over of financial donation from UNTV for Killed-In-Action beneficiaries in Marawi City. Said program was held at the Western Mindanao Command Gymnasium on December 2, 2017.
PCSUPT Billy B Beltran, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 9, graced the traditional ceremonial lighting of Christmas tree and lanterns at the PRO9 Headquarters on December 1, 2017.