Crime rate in Metro Manila reduced to 15.2% — NCRPO

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm 

MANILA, April 4 — National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) said on Monday that the crime rate in Metro Manila has declined by 15.2 percent over the last three months of 2011.

According to reports, a total of 8,352 recorded incidents of crime in Metro Manila, 1,500 less than the 9,852 recorded crimes in 2010 from the month of January to March.

Almost 65 percent or 5,449 crimes recorded from the index crimes such as murder, homicide, physical injuries, rape, robbery, theft, robbery and carnapping while 35 percent or 2,903 are non-index crime or violation of (special) laws.

Recorded the highest incident is crime against properties such as robbery, theft and carnapping with 3,850 incident while 1,599 incident on the crime against person such as murder, homicide, physical injuries and rape.

Compared with the same period in 2010, has recorded 1,238 cases of physical injuries, 1,582 cases of robbery, 106 cases of rape, 1,827 cases of theft, and 98 cases of homicide.

NCRPO chief Director Nicanor Bartolome said that dropped all recorded crimes this year compared to 2011 in 2010 but remains high so strengthening the police continued to obstruct the criminal on the street.

Average rating from 27.53 crimes per 100,000 population in three months in 2010, said now dropped to 23.61 average.

Meanwhile, the Manila Police District (MPD) has the highest decrease in crime from 1,857 to 1,053 in 2010 towards this in 2011, followed by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) with 1,480 crimes from 2,152, the Northern Police District (NPD), from 1,010 crimes 1,224, Eastern Police District (EPD), 431 crimes while Southern Police District (SPD) registered 1,251 crimes. (PNA) DCT/LOR/CLTC

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