CAMP COL. ABENDAN, Zamboanga City - The Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) is set to deploy around 6, 004 policemen to the different cities/municipalities in the region days before the May 13, 2019 midterm election to ensure a peaceful and fair election in the region. Police Brigadier General Emmanuel Luis D Licup, PRO9 Director, said 6, 004 policemen together with the augmentation forces from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are task to secure the 2,264,157 registered voters, 1,882 voting centers and 3,374 voting precincts all over the region.
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) under the leadership of Police Brigadier General Emmanuel Luis D Licup has been gaining ground on it relentless war against illegal drugs as it intensifies its campaign across the region. Citing the data from the Regional Operation Division covering the period from December 5, 2017 to April 6, 2019, a total of 2, 680 drug personalities were arrested under its Oplan Double Barrel program. Of the total number arrested, 2,336 of them were drug pushers while 344 were drug users.
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Police Regional Office 9 has rounded up some 1, 916 unlicensed and undocumented firearms from the period of January 1, 2018 – April 1, 2019 following its intensified and strengthened drive against loose firearms to prevent election-related violence in the region.
The Joint Task Group Sibugay Bay composed of PNP and Armed Forces of the Philippines in corrdination with Zamboanga Sibugay LGU was fully activated on March 27, 2019. Said activity was held at the 102nd Brigade, Sanito, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay. PBGEN EMMANUEL LUIS D LICUP, RD PRO9, graced the event together with other RJSCC members.