Rappler's latest stories on crime rate
Half a year before Rodrigo Duterte launched his drug war in 2016, killings in Cebu City totalled 32. In the same months in 2018, the police recorded 69.
Ormoc City in Leyte has the lowest crime rate among cities across the country, Philippine National Police data show
At least one of the government entities to be transferred under Malacañang is headed by a secretary, according to President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) Nonetheless, police data shows that the Philippines saw a 21.8% decrease in index crimes in the first 11 months of 2017 versus the same period in 2016
The good news is that violence actually declined in Chicago in 2017. The bad news is that it remains alarmingly high.
The Baguio City Hall façade has been turned orange since November 25 to support the '18 Days to End Violence Against Women' campaign
The National Capital Region Police Office says the war against drugs has helped curb the number of robbery theft carnapping rape and physical injury cases in Metro Manila Murder and homicide cases have however gone up
The PNP reports a drop in all index crimes – save for murder and homicide – since the so called war on drugs began
The Manila Police District says the crime rate in the national capital has been declining over the last 6 months
Pag nagpursigi ka sa drugs yung ibang crimes against property persons bababa rin yan Medyo humina na yung loob ng masasamang tao na gumawa ng kalokohan kasi hindi na sila nagshashabu says PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa
But analysts say the number of homicides this year is still higher than last year
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The Cordillera police office says they have spruced up their Web GIS to be more up to date to show what types of crime are committed in a certain place in a particular period
But 2 men are shot dead in separate incidents in Batangas and Cagayan de Oro a person is stabbed in Samar and another person is hit by a stray bullet in Laguna
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