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NCRPO reports drop in crime rate from September to November

The National Capital Region Police Office said its efforts to fight crime are bearing fruit.

There has been a significant decrease in crime incidents from September to November of this year, it said.

The latest numbers show that from 662 in September, the number of focus crimes decreased to 601 in October and 545 in November.

A comparison of the crime rates in November 2021 and November 2022 also show that murder decreased from 45 incidents to 25, homicide from 22 down to 15, and physical injuries from 63 incidents to 51.

Rape incidents also declined from 85 recorded cases to 68, robbery from 123 to 88, theft from 273 to 262, carnapping of motor vehicles from 17 to 5, and carnapping of motorcycle from 32 down to 30.

NCRPO chief Brig Gen. Jonnel Estomo praised police personnel and thanked the public for its trust in law enforcers.

“We do not only give credit to our men for their unwavering efforts on this noteworthy accomplishments but we also appreciate the trust and confidence of the public through their support and cooperation on the programs of the PNP particularly in the fight against all forms of criminality. We assure our commitment of serving and protecting our community 24/7,” Estomo said.