PIA Press Release
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Crime volume in Camarines Norte down by 39.22 percent in 2011 - PNPby Rosalita Base-Manlangit
DAET, Camarines Norte, Jan 17 (PIA) -- Compared to 2010, crime went down in Camarines Norte by 39.11 percent - from 2,419 crimes in 2010 to 1,473 the following year.
Of the 1,473 crime volume for 2011, 826 were index crimes like serious physical injuries, theft, robbery/hold-up, homicide, rape, murder, carnapping and cattle rustling while 647 were non-index like abduction, adultery, scandal, and other cases of violations of different laws.
Crime solution efficiency was 15.21 percent last year as compared to 13.27 percent in 2010 or higher by 1.94 percent.
The downtrend in crime volume was the result of intensified crime prevention efforts, efficient law enforcement, investigation, and enhanced police community relation activities that resulted to the trust and confidence of the community for their support and cooperation in crime prevention and solution.
PNP provincial director PSSupt. Joselito Teodoro Esquibel Jr. said that they will continue to intensify the campaign against criminality, insurgency, and illegal drugs.
RPOC/PPOC chairperson Governor Tallado on the other hand is seeking the support of the different agencies to implement the laws against illegal drugs, illegal fishing, and illegal logging.
He said that as chairperson of RPOC he wants Camarines Norte to be a model of a peaceful province in the region.(RBM/PIA Camarines Norte)