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Western Visayas continues to be generally peaceful as crime volume dropped based on a comparative data covering the period of January to September of this year compared to the same period last 2016.
 
Record shows that the region’s significantly reduced its Total Crime Volume (TCV) by 13.69 percent or 5,666 from 41,398 incidents covering the period from January to September 2016 to 35, 732 crime incidents in the same period of the current year.
 
These 35, 732 incidents of the current year were this distributed among different provinces, Negros Police Provincial Office with the highest crime incident recorded is 8, 027, Iloilo City Police Office 7, 855, Iloilo Police Provincial Office 6, 925, Aklan PPO 4,828, Capiz PPO 3,191, Bacolod City PO 2,647. Antique PPO 1,480 and the lowest is Guimaras PPO with 779 incidents recorded.
 
 
          And the 41,398 incidents of the same period of last year were from, Negros Occidental PPO 8,959, ICPO 9,468, IPPO 7,505, Akan PPO 5,252, Capiz PPO 3,660, BCPO 3,686, Antique PPO 2,000 and Guimaras PPO 868.
 
 
            Meanwhile, PRO6 recorded 9, 388 incidents involving the 8 focus crimes which has a decrease of 1,386 or 12.85 percent from the 10,772 incidents in the same period of last year.
 
 
            This 9, 388 incidents are from murder -366,homicide – 188, Physical injury – 3,913, rape – 580, robbery – 97, Theft – 3,121carnapping – 13 and Motor napping – 13.
 
            While the 10, 772 are from murder – 385, homicide – 161, physical injury – 3,895, rape – 565, robbery – 1,184, theft – 4,235, car napping – 37 and motor napping 310.
 
 
            And, the region’s non index crime reduced from 30, 588 last year to 26, 328 or 13.93 percent this year.
 
 
          As regards to the Crime Solution Efficiency (CSE) there is an increase of 1.68 percent or 68.41 percent this year compared to 66.73 percent during the same perid of last year.
 
 
            While the crime clearance efficiency there is an increase of 72.82 % of 1.60 percent this year compared to 71.22 percent last year. (P03 Sharon FBalitor)
 CRIME VOLUME NOV 2017
GILBERT T GORERO
Police Superintendent
Regional Public Information Officer
 
For clarification, please contact telephone number (033) 330-2553.
No major incident took place that disrupted the colorful activities during the Masskara Festival 2017 in Bacolod City.  
Despite of the inclement weather, everybody enjoys the ambience of the city of smile.
The Task force Masskara would like to say thank you for all the support and cooperation in achieving the goal for the secure, orderly and peaceful celebration.
Police Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, Police Regional Office 6; regional director congratulates the Task Force and the entire PRO6 as well for the professionalism, dedication and teamwork displayed to ensure a safe, secure and orderly celebration of festival. ”Finally, let us all thank God for allowing this success to happen. To Him be all the glory! God bless you and may God continue to bless PRO 6” Binag said.
To note: The City Government of Bacolod and the Task Force Masskara Security have the culminating activity at Bacolod City Government Center earlier this morning, October 23, Honorable Evelio Leonardia. City Mayor attended. (PO3 Sharon F Balitor)
 GILBERT T GORERO
Police Superintendent
Regional Public Information Officer
For clarification, please contact telephone number (033) 330-2553.
Additional 410 personnel of Police Regional Office 6 augmentin Masskara Festival 2017.
 
Aside from securing the festival, this personnel will be utilized for the visit of the President, Rodrigo Roa Duterte in Bacolod City.
 
The Task Group Masskara2017 continuously  it’s implementation of round the clock checkpoint operation and Republic Act 4136 (Land Transportation and Traffic Code.)as part of the security and safety measuresin the duration of the festival.
 
Furthermore, PRO6 is appealing to every responsible citizen that any presence of suspicious person/s or armed group in the locality should be reported immediately to police authority or any police hotline.
 
Let us keep Masskara Festival orderly, peaceful and secured by giving our shared commitment.
GILBERT T GORERO
Police Superintendent
Regional Public Information Officer
For clarification, please contact telephone number (033) 330-2553.

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Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) recognizes the accomplishments of eleven (11) uniformed personnel earlier this morning, October 23 during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony at Camp Delgado.
 
From the ten (10) individual who received the Medalya ngKagalingan or the PNP Medal of Merit, four (4) of which were from Roxas City Police Station, Drug Enforcement Team who successfully arrested during buy bust operation the persons of Mark Anthony Alvarez and Christy Arline Liboon last August  02, 2017 at Railway St., Brgy. IX, Roxas City, Capiz for violation of Sections 5 and 11 of Article 9165.
 
These police officers were Police Superintendent Dante S Tayco, Police Inspector Pedro GoldinoDiocson and PO2s HanzelGevero and LazaroSereneo.
 
Same award were also given to Police Senior Inspector RamilJacaba, PO3s Dax Bello, Dennis Losbañes and PO1 Aivan Manajero, members of Bingawan Municipal Police Station who were responsible for the arrest of Richard Gilbaliga, Top 1 Most Wanted Person in the Municipality of Bingawan last October 07, 2017 at Brgy. Abangay, Tapaz, Capiz by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for violation of Republic Act 7610 (Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.").
           
Moreover, same awards were also given to Police Inspector Pedro Celino, SPO1 Joie Revesencio and PO3 Edney Matillano, members of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group 6 (CIDG6) and Dingle Municipal Police Stationfor the successful conduct of entrapment operation which resulted to the arrest of Romeo Principe, leader of Romeo Principe Group, a newly identified CG engaged in gun running activities operation in the 4th District of Iloilo Province and July Palma last October 09, 2017 at Brgy. Gutao, Dingle, Iloilo for violation of RA 10591.
 
This regions accomplishment is in line with the PRO6 strategic direction “We Perform as We Transform”.
(PO3 Sharon F Balitor)
GILBERT T GORERO
Police Superintendent
Regional Public Information Officer
 
For clarification, please contact telephone number (033) 330-2553.

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A total of 4,365 contingents attend the send-off ceremony for Masskara 2017 yesterday, October 16 at Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City.
 
Task Group Masskara 2017 adopted the Major Events Security Framework, which utilizes all available personnel, resources of the government and other law enforcement agency. This member agencies were Police Regional Office 6 and National Support Units (Aviation, Highway Patrol Group, Maritime, SOCO, Regional Health Service), Philippine Army, Philippine Coastguard, Bureau of Fire Protection, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Bacolod City DRMMC, Red Cross, other emergency volunters like DYA Bacolod Ambulance Service, Amity Fire Brigade and First Aid Team, Bacolod Chinesse Chamber Volunteer Fire Brigade and for the volunteers, we have SARGE, Federation of Bantay Bayan Volunteers, Citizens Onwards for Prevention and Safety Brigade, Crime Monitoring Action Group and stricker group.
 
Gun Ban was implemented midnight of October 16, 2017 to 11:59 on the 23rd of October 2017.
 
People in the festival site must secure their belongings at all times, be security concious and always responsible of their safety  and their children.
 
However, the following are prohited; bringing of bottles, deadly weapons, backpack and flying of drones within the venue.
 
Police Assistance Center were placed along major highways, hotels, malls, churches, terminals, tourist distinations, seaports, and other areas vulnerable to terrorist hostile activitites where public can easily seek assistance in cases of emergency.
 
LIkewise, members of Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT’s) and other force multifliers will be mobilized to augment the police force.
 
This is to preemt the possible occurrence of any criminal activities by various threats groups in the region particularly in Bacolod City who will possibly take advantage of the situation to carry out illegal activities.
 
PRO6 encourages the support of the community especially the Bacolodnon’s  in the promotion of Peace and Order by reporting presence of suspicious individual that may disrupt the festivity.  Hence, police operation will be conducted nighty through OPLAN SITA, saturation drive, OPLAN BAKAL and chokepoint in the engagement area. 
 
           
 
Police Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, regional director assures the people of Bacolod City and visiting tourist (Local and International) of their safety during the festival and further he wanted to reduce the fear of crime in the city.
 
To note: the festival started last October 01, 2017 and it will last until the 23rd day of October 2017.
 
GILBERT T GORERO
Police Superintendent
Regional Public Information Officer
 
For clarification, please contact telephone number (033) 330-2553.

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