A G R A D U A T I O N ceremony for 117 Philippine National Police - Special Counter Insurgency Operation Unit Training (PNP-SCOUT) students was conducted in 2ID headquarters on August 20, 2009. It was attended by Police Regional Office - 4A (PRO-4A), CALABARZON PNP leadership and the governor of Rizal province Hon Casimiro Ynares III who was represented by Dr. Rey San Juan.
The students were from the different PNP units and stations in Rizal Province. They are officers and personnel from 419th and 418th Police Mobile Group, Cainta Police Station, Taytay Police Station, Rodriguez Police Station, San Mateo Police Station,Pililia Police Station, Rizal PPO Hqs, Baras Police Station, Cardona Police Station, Teresa Police Station and Tanay Police Station. The class was composed of four PNP officers and 113 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCO). The PNP SCOUT is designed by PNP to equip its men in counter-insurgency and local terrorism operation. The training was conducted at the Division Training Unit of 2nd Infantry Division for foru months The PNP Scout trainees were developed by the instructors of 2nd Infantry Division to be experts in dealing with local terrorists NPA. The training puts premium on combat skills development, jungle fighting and survival techniques.