Surigao Norte Police reports improved crime solution efficiency

The comparative crime volume in Surigao del Norte dropped by 45.60 % from January to December, last year as compared to the year 2009 based on record by the Police Provincial Office.

PC/Insp. Rudy Elandag said it registered a decrease from 2,796 cases in 2009 to 1,521 cases for 2010.

On the other hand, crime solution efficiency of the province for the year 2010 recorded a 2% increase tabulated at 17.22% compared to only 15.20% last 2009.

For the index crime, categorized as crime against persons and properties and a good indicator of the prevailing crime situation in a particular area, registered a decrease from 1,481 cases in 2009 to 928 cases for 2010.

Elandag said that the significant decrease of the crime volume may be attributed to some policy changes in intensifying crime prevention in the local level and relentless intelligence gathering and operations of the police officers. (PIA-Surigao del Norte)

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