Western Visayas Crime Volume based on Police Regional Office 6 Crime Information, Reporting and Analysis System (CIRAS) drops by 8.50% or 3, 410 incidents for the year. The comparative statistics covering the period from July 1, 2015 to June 31, 2016 versus July 1, 2016 to June 31, 2017. Accordingly, last year crime incidents registered into 40, 100 while this year is 36, 690 incidents.

 

Out of 40, 100 Crime Volume for 2016, Index Crime registered 10, 866 incidents and Non-Index Crime is 29, 234. This year, the CV is 36, 690 incidents of which 8, 582 is Index Crime and 28, 108 is Non-Index crime.

 

Data further shows, that significant decrease of Index crime having 21.02% or 2,283 incidents registered for the year. Among them, Robbery decreased by 35.55% (984 vs 644 incidents), Theft by 43.42% (4,832 vs 2, 734 incidents), Murder by 5.28% (303 vs 287 incidents), Homicide by 11. 19% (143 vs 287 incidents), Motornapping by 29.77% (309 vs 217 incidents), Cattle Rustling by 54.55% (33 vs 15 incidents) however, Physical Injuries increases by 7.28% (3,764 vs 4, 038 incidents) and Rape by 3.85% (493 vs 512 incidents).

 

On the distribution of Index Crime per Province/City, the CIRAS also reveals that Antique Province has 28.57% reduction, Capiz Province with 26.63%, Guimaras Province 32.44%, Iloilo Province 24.57%, and Iloilo City 31.56% while Province of Aklan increases 3.81%.

 

Police Regional Office 6 Crime Clearance and Solution Efficiency for the year also increased by 2.96% (from 59.07% to 62.03%) and 3.07% (from 57.55% to 60.62%) respectively. The national target for the Crime Clearance Efficiency is 48.42% and for Crime Solution Efficiency is 36.41%.

 

The downward trend in crime for the year amid the government’s relentless war against illegal drugs launched by Police Regional Office 6 Project Double Barrel: Project “Tokhang” and Project HVT/SLT, Best Practice initiatives on Anti-Criminality Campaign and Community’s support.

 

PCSUPT CESAR HAWTHORNE BINAG aims of sustaining the orderliness and development of Western Visayas by addressing terrorism, illegal drugs, criminality and violent extremism. The newly created community based movement “Protect Panay and Guimaras” is of great help to support this noble endeavor.

 
 
 

 
GILBERT T GORERO

Police Superintendent

Regional Public Information Office

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