CCPO focusing on educating protocol violators

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Since early January 2022, police here no longer apprehended health protocol violators. But if an individual continues to ignore warnings, they might be arrested. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, deputy director for operations…

9 more barangays in Mandaue set to be declared drug-cleared

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nine more barangays in Mandaue City are expected to be declared drug-cleared soon. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, Mayor Jonas Cortes’ chief of staff and focal person of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC),…

RABS program to empower Mandaue tanods, force multipliers

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Basak Police Station of Mandaue City has launched its Ready Active Barangay Security or RABS program on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The program which is initiated by the station’s chief, Police Captain…

BPSOs a big help in lessening crimes in Cebu City – CCPO exec

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Barangay Police Security Officers (BPSOs) have helped Cebu City policemen in lessening the crime volume in Cebu City by expanding security presence of police in their respective areas of responsibility.  Police Lieutenant…

Cebu City Police note 55% decrease in ‘focus crimes’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s police have recorded a double-digit decline in crimes this 2020 compared to the previous year. Data from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) showed that a total of 1,084 focus crimes…

Cops have person of interest in Compostela killing 

Alven Marie Timtim 10/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Compostela town in northern Cebu have a person of interest (POI) related to the killing of one of the four bodies found buried in a vacant lot in the town on Tuesday, October 6,…

COVID-19 security measures help bring down Cordova crimes

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cordova police have partly attributed the significant decrease in crime rate in the first and second quarters of 2020 to the strict security measures implemented to stop the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.…

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…

CPPO hopes KKDAT will be a vital sidekick in the fight against crime

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 02/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) is hoping that through the Kabataan Kontra Droga At Terorismo (KKDAT), they will have another crucial sidekick in their campaign against illegal drugs. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano,…

PB passes resolution asking police to help public avoid being victims of Valentine’s Day crimes

Rosalie Abatayo 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Just a few days before the love month of February starts, the Cebu Provincial Capitol is asking the local police to help the public stay safe from crimes on Valentine’s Day. The Provincial…

Establishments in Cebu City urged to put up CCTVs to deter crimes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the executive chairperson of the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI),  urged establishments  in the city to put up closed-circuit television (CCTV) outside their stores to deter crimes. Tumulak said…

Duterte renews push for death penalty on drug-related crimes

Inquirer.net 07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has made another push for the reimposition of the death penalty in the Philippines. In his fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, Duterte recounted the May 2017 Marawi…

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