403 PNP personnel promoted Print
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 14:13

Police Chief Superintendent Billy B Beltran, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) administered the donning of ranks and oath taking of the four hundred three (403) unformed police personnel who are promoted to the next higher ranks at the PRO9 Quadrangle, Camp Col Romeo A Abenda, Mercedes, Zamboanga City at about 8:00 AM of March 12, 2018.

The promoted personnel were composed on 59 Police Commissioned officers (PCOs) and 344 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs) assigned in different police units of Police Regional Office 9. Of the PCOs, two (2) were promoted to Police Chief Inspector, 8 to Police Senior Inspector and 49 to Police Inspector. On the other hand, for PNCOs, 3 were promoted as Senior Police Officer 4, 37 for SPO3, 9 for SPO2, 130 for SPO1, 97 for Police Officer 3 and 68 for PO2.

The Regional Director, in his message, said that the promotion of the 403 PNP personnel is one way of recognizing their sacrifices, accomplishment and merit they displayed in the police service.

Based on records, a total of 2,500 police personnel applied for 2nd semester 2nd level regular promotion, but only 403 were promoted for reason of limited quota. (PR)