THE Police Regional Office in Northern Mindanao will celebrate its 19th anniversary Monday with the theme “Mamamayan at Kapulisan Bayanihang Pangkata-himikan at Pangkaayusan.”

Police Regional Director Danilo said the recognition of local government units and non-governmental organizations’ contributions to the Philippine National Police will highlight the occasion.

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Police stations in cities, municipalities and provinces would also be recognized in terms of their efficiencies in solving and preventing crimes.

Among the awards to be given include: the Regional Director’s Streamer for Model Provincial and City Transformation Program; Model Provincial and City Maneuver Unit, Model Urban and Rural Police Station; Model National Operational Support Unit and Model National Administration Support Unit Transformation Program.

For individual awards category: Lead PNP Award and non-uniformed personnel award of the year. Special awards will also be given to several LGUs.

PRO-Northern Mindanao is also set to unveil its accomplishments in 2009 during the celebration, with special focus on the ongoing election gun ban, spearheaded by the Commission on Elections.

Comelec-Northern Mindanao Regional Director Renato Magbutay is guest of honor and speaker of the event, to be held inside Camp Alagar.