Ayos! QC crime rate drops

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Quezon City is more peaceful in 2017 than in 2016.

According to QC Police Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, there has been a decrease of 19.92 percent in focused crimes in the city from January to December 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.

Focused crimes include homicide, robbery, theft, motorcycle theft, motor vehicle theft, physical injury and rape.

The figure translates to 7,149 crimes in 2016 and e5,725 in 2017.

Eleazar added that murder cases also went down from 331 incidents in 2016 to 325 last year.

He noted that there has been a consistent decline in crime rate in the city within the period of July 2016 to December 2017.

During the said span, focused crimes fell by 40 percent, from 14,908 to 8,931 cases, compared to the same 18-month period of previous years.

Keep up the good work QC cops!