NAPOLCOM Regional Office 3 was activated pursuant to National Police Commission General Order No. 06 dated April 10, 1986 by then Chairman Cicero C. Campos with Atty. Estrella O. Avena as its first Regional Director assuming her office together with her Assistant Regional Director Atty. Charito B. Piga and other 24 Central Office personnel on May 15, 1986 to formally activate this Regional Office.