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Cagayan crime volume decreases by 9.05 percent on the last quarter of 2019

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan – The crime volume in this province dramatically decreased by 9.05 percent on the last quarter of 2019 according to the latest report of Cagayan Police Provincial Office (CPPO).

During a press conference held by CPPO, Provincial Director, PCOL Ariel Narag Quilang presented that the crime incidents in the province have declined to 554 compared to 2019’s third quarter of 609.

This shows that 55 crime incidents lessen from the previous quarter.

Col. Quilang said that out of 544 crime incidents recorded throughout the province, 96 are index crimes which decreased by 58 incidents or 37.66 percent as compared to the 154 index crimes during the third quarter of 2019.

Index crime includes murder, homicide, physical injury, robbery, theft, rape and carnapping.

Subsequently, the non-index crimes such as violations of special laws, frustrated and attempted crimes decreased from 323 to 317 or 1.86 percent as to latest.

“To attain a safer community to live, work and do business as explicitly stated in the PNP vision.

CPPO, under my watch, lead and implemented relentlessly to support our anti-criminality campaign”, Col. Quilang said.

Meanwhile, the crime solution efficiency of the CPPO increased up to 77.43 percent (429) from 72.41 percent (441). Col. Quilang said that this shows effectiveness of the anti-criminality campaign in the province.

Public Safety

The public safety in the province including vehicular accidents and other quasi-offenses increased by 4 or 2.94 percent from 132 to 136 incidents on the latest report shown by the police. Col. Quilang instructed the chief of police to be more vigilant in monitoring their area of responsibilities.

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