The Regional XI Peace and Order Council was the offshoot of the Executive Order No. 309 that created the Peace and Order Councils. POC was tasked to, among other things, “implement and execute national policies, plans and programs on peace and order. For Southern Mindanao or Region XI, Mayor Rody Duterte was appointed as its chair. But 12 years later, Duterte resigned from RPOC recently resigned because of, according to some analyses, political intrigues.