Crime rate in CV dropped 40% during Kalag-Kalag 2023 – police

Emmariel Ares 11/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The crime rate in Central Visayas dropped by 40 percent during this year’s observance of Kalag-Kalag, Police also described the celebration in the region as generally ‘safe and secured’. “We are very happy…

Crime rate in Cebu City dropped significantly – CCPO

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The crime rate in Cebu City has significantly declined in the past weeks, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said. In a news forum on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, CCPO chief Police Col.…

With ‘support of community,’ crime rate continues to drop in CV 

02/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in the region noted a drop of crime rate in the region for the period  February 12-18, 2023. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) reported 61 crime incidents in the…

‘Tailored strategies’ help PRO-7 achieve drop in crime occurrence 

02/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A “very sharp decline” in crime occurrence has been recorded in Central Visayas this year, according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, spokesperson of Police Regional Office Region 7 (PRO-7) director Police…

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…

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