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Crime City? Killings in Cebu rise as mayor, cops feud

Oct 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM

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.

CRIMINAL CITY? The skyline of Cebu City as seen from the city hall. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

After apology, PNP insists Naga City has highest crime rate in PH in 2018

Aug 25, 2018 - 10:10 PM

Ormoc City in Leyte has the lowest crime rate among cities across the country, Philippine National Police data show

Martial law not part of 'radical changes,' says Duterte

Jun 07, 2018 - 8:05 PM

At least one of the government entities to be transferred under Malacañang is headed by a secretary, according to President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Philippines-Korea Business Forum and Luncheon at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul, Republic of Korea on June 5, 2018, assures Korean companies that their business ventures in the Philippines will be safe as he continues to strengthen law and order as well as eliminate corruption in government. Malacañang Photo

FACT CHECK: Metro Manila, not PH, recorded 30% crime dip in May 2018

May 31, 2018 - 10:09 PM

(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

Chicago murder rate declines but still alarmingly high

Dec 28, 2017 - 10:18 AM

The good news is that violence actually declined in Chicago in 2017. The bad news is that it remains alarmingly high.

CRIME RATE. Chicago's crime rates saw a 15% drop in 2017.

Baguio: Rape cases up, minors involved in street crimes

Dec 04, 2017 - 7:29 PM

The Baguio City Hall façade has been turned orange since November 25 to support the '18 Days to End Violence Against Women' campaign

NCRPO: Crime rate down in Metro Manila, murder cases up

Jan 07, 2017 - 8:19 PM

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

POLICE OPERATIONS. The Quezon City Police District apprehends more than 80 suspected drug users and pushers at Brgy. Culiat in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Has 'war on drugs' cut down crime?

Aug 25, 2016 - 11:30 AM

The PNP reports a drop in all index crimes – save for murder and homicide – since the so called war on drugs began

CRIME DOWN? PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa during day 2 of the Senate's probe into the spate of killings in the context of the war on drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Drug killings: 20 pushers killed in anti-drug operations in Manila

Jul 15, 2016 - 11:59 AM

The Manila Police District says the crime rate in the national capital has been declining over the last 6 months

PNP chief says crime rate down amid war vs drugs

Jul 14, 2016 - 5:32 PM

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

SHABU BUST. PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa points to the Chinese crew of an alleged floating shabu lab nabbed by authorities off Subic Bay. Photo from PNP-PIO Photo

Anti-gang offensive in El Salvador cuts murder rate

Jun 11, 2016 - 4:24 PM

But analysts say the number of homicides this year is still higher than last year

A look at the state of crime, drugs in the Philippines

Jan 05, 2016 - 5:48 PM

Should crime and drugs be an election issue based on statistics?

Is it safe in Cordillera? Check the crime map

Jun 13, 2015 - 11:31 PM

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

No major crime in Metro Manila during Pacquiao fight

May 03, 2015 - 5:36 PM

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

'FIGHT OF THE CENTURY.' A Filipino looks at a Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. souvenir shirt at a store in Manila, Philippines, 02 May 2015. Pacquiao will fight Mayweater Jr. for the WBC welterweight title bout on 02 May 2015 in Las Vegas. Photo by Ritchie Tongco/EPA

Oplan 'Lambat-Sibat,' Gigya attack, cheating website | The wRap

Nov 28, 2014 - 8:47 PM

The Philippine National Police reports a ‘downward trend’ in crime in the capital A hacker collective attacks a media integration platform affecting 80 news sites around the world The Philippines is the newest market for a cheating website