PRO-9 now accepts applications for new recruitment PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 August 2012 14:50

Police Regional Office-9 is now accepting applications for the new police recruitment under the  Attrition Recruitment Program.

Sr. Supt. Romeo R. Uy, chief, Regional Human Resource Development Division,  disclosed that the quota for the attrition recruitment program is intended for family members and relatives of policemen who will retire from the  Philippine National Police this year.       Policemen who will retire from the service this year will be replaced by family members and relatives if the latter are qualified to join the PNP. They  are the priority for the recruitment under the attrition program.

Uy said the quota distribution for the calendar year 2012 2nd Semester is 22 recruits for the province of Zamboanga del Norte with the municipalities of Kalawit, Katipunan, Roxas, Salug and Sindangan, 37, for Zamboanga del Sur with municipalities of  Aurora, Dumingag, Kumalarang, Lapuyan, Margostubig, Pitogo, Ramon Magsaysay, Tabina and Tambulig. 17 for the province of Zamboanga Sibugay with the municicpalities of Kabasalan, Siay, Titay and Tungawan. Total number of recruits is 76. Schedule of their oath taking is on December.

Once accepted, the new recruits will take their oath of office and will undergo a one-year  training.which included six-month Police Basic Recruit Course, five-month Field Training Program ( FTP ) and one-month evaluation. Afterwards, they will undergo the 45-day Special Counter-Insurgency Unit Training ( SCOUT) and will then be distributed to the different companies of the 9th Regional Public Safety Battalion.

The new recruits  will be assigned in the battalion for two years afterwhich they can apply for re-assignment or downloading to the different city or municipal police stations in the region. — Allen Abastillas