PNP Caraga tops nationwide crime solution efficiency

The Police Regional Office (PRO) 13 topped, among the 17 police regional offices in the country, in the Crime Solution Efficiency (CSE) for the 4th quarter of 2018.

According to Senior Supt. James T Goforth, Chief of the Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division, PRO13 garnered a rating of 86.19 percent followed by the National Capital Region Police Office with 86.07 percent as second and Police Regional Office4A with 79.32 percent as third.

In the last three months of 2018, the total crime volume in the region reached 2,259 comprised of 406 index crimes and 1,853 non-index crimes.

Out of 2,259 crime volume, 1,947 crime incidents were solved by the police units.

Chief Supt Gilberto DC Cruz, PNP Caraga Director, thanked the community, other law enforcement agencies and all stakeholders that contributed in the crime solving efforts of the police force.

CSE is the percentage of solved cases out of the total number of crime incidents handled by the PNP for a given period of time. (PNP Caraga/PIA Caraga)