NorMin crime volume decreased as Double Barrel Reloaded gains momentum

  • April 19, 2017

CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan de Oro City, April 19 -- Police Regional Office (PRO) 10 has announced that the Quarterly total crime volume showed a drastic decrease of 32.5% compared to the crime statistics recorded in 2015 and 2016.

 

The crime volume in Northern Mindanao dropped significant as compared to the same period in the last two years. From January to March, it registered 10,307 crimes in 2015 and drops to 6,250 crimes in 2016 compared to the current crime volume of 5,780, it decreased by 32.5% compared to crime volume of 2015 and 3.71% decrease compared to the crime volume of 2016.

 

PRO 10 assessment point out to the link and direct effect of the diminished presence of illegal drugs in the streets as a result of the intensified anti-illegal drugs campaign. Most of the prevalent crimes are usually drug related cases like theft, robbery, physical injury, domestic violence, rape and all forms of abuse. Thus, the police office is not surprised of the marked decrease in crime volume as stressed in timeline.

 

Since January to March this year there were 887 persons arrested in its intensified anti-illegal drugs campaign wherein 64,039 households were re-visited and 8,449 new household visited by its police stations with 88 self-confessed drug users and eight drug pushers have voluntarily surrendered.

 

With this accomplishment, PCSupt Agripino G Javier said that PRO 10 personnel will carry on its mandated task to enforce the law and place lawless elements behind bars.

 

He also, directed all provincial / city police offices to continuously conduct efficient campaign and advocacy by implementing a wide-ranging pro-active approach / strategy on the campaign against all forms of criminality in coordination with various law enforcement and other concerned government agencies. (PRO 10)


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