The Philippine National Police (PNP) has officially conferred the Performance Governance System (PGS) Institutionalized Status to the Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) during a flag ceremony at Camp Crame in Quezon City on Monday, the PRO-9 said. The PRO-9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) was awarded the Gold Eagle Award after garnering a rating of 97.5 percent in the institutionalization evaluation process. In a statement, PRO-9 said the PGS is a significant tool aimed at raising the standard of governance and eventually guides an organization in promoting the efficient delivery of services. The gains achieved by PRO-9 in implementing the PGS and the PNP P.A.T.R.O.L, Plan 2030 in the region resulted in eight breakthrough results that have significant impacts on the community, the statement added. The breakthroughs included increases in serviceable logistical capabilities; trained personnel, crime clearance efficiency, crime solution efficiency, and satisfaction trust index. Likewise, PRO-9 noted that the programs led to a reduction in street crimes, average monthly index crime rate, and major incidents perpetrated by threat groups. Lt. Gen. Rhodel Sermonia, PNP deputy director for administration, and retired Brig. Gen. Noel Baraceros, chairperson of the National Advisory Group for Police Transformation and Development, led the handing of the award to PRO-9. Brig. Gen. Neil Alinsañgan, PRO-9 director, and Jaydrick Johnson Yap, chairperson of the Regional Advisory Group for Police Transformation and Development-9, received the award.
Source: Philippines News Agency