Vega: Fewer crimes reported in CV in last two months

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fewer crimes were reported in Central Visayas in the last two months even if most of the localities here already transitioned to more lenient quarantine restrictions that allowed people to already go out…

CCPO chief: More drugs expected to enter Cebu City market with easing of restrictions

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With eased restrictions, Cebu City policemen anticipate more illegal drugs to enter the local market. With this, Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, Cebu City Police Office chief, said that they would be expecting more…

Cops in Cebu City quarantine control points converted into roving patrols

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cops assigned to at least 80 quarantine control points around different barangays here are now converted to roving patrols to ensure implementation of health protocols and to serve as a proactive measure in…

Crime rate in Cebu City still low — CCPO chief

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The crime rate in Cebu City have remained low after 12 days of transition from enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to general community quarantine (GCQ). In a media interview, this morning, June 12, 2020,…

June starts with 6 killings, drug busts yielding P1.1M shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Killings and illegal drug trading are slowly coming back after the first week of June saw six killings and the confiscation of at least P1.1 million worth of suspected shabu in two buy-bust…

Cebu City crime rate drops during ECQ

Immae Lachica 05/20/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) reported a significant drop in crime rate here during the period of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, CCPO director told the media during a video conference…

Crime rate in Cebu City drops

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) has helped with the drop of the crime rate in Cebu City, says Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, chief of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). Based…

Lapu-Lapu City crime rate lower by 50 percent since ECQ

Alven Maria A. Timtim 05/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The crime rate in Lapu-Lapu City for the eight focused crimes has lowered to 50 percent since the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), according to Police Colonel Clarito Baja, chief of Lapu-Lapu City…

Police see a drop in number of crimes in Cebu City

Immae Lachica 03/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Director Englebert Soriano said crimes in Cebu City went down by 50 percent in the past two weeks. Aside from the visibility of the uniformed personnels in the city…

Crime down four percent in Central Visayas

Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores 05/17/2016

There is a four percent decrease in crime rates all over Central Visayas from January to March this year compared to the same period last year. During a public safety forum, Chief Supt. Patrocinio Comendador Jr., Police…

Gun crimes up in Cebu City

Apple Ta-as 08/11/2014

Crimes involving loose firearms are on the rise in Cebu City, according to the Regional Investigation and Detection Management Section of the Police Regional Office-7  last week. Senior Supt. Henry Biñas, RIDM chief, said the Cebu City…

‘Zero tolerance’ for crime

Apple Ta-as, Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/27/2014

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III declared a target of “zero tolerance” for all crimes in Central Visayas as he began his  first term as chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC-7). All crimes, even the…

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