By Liezle Basa-Iñigo
CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO—The Police Regional Office 1 has garnered the ranks of number 1 and 2 in the crime clearance efficiency and crime solution efficiency, respectively.
Chief Supt. Romulo Sapitula, regional director of PRO1, proudly announced that among the 17 PNP regional offices, PRO1 was able to surpass other regions in terms of peace and order situation based on the reported crime volume and statistics for the month of January to May 2018.
Sapitula said PRO1 garnered an average rating of 90.30 percent for crime clearance and 76.65 percent in crime solution efficiency on both index and non-index crimes.
He noted that during the period, PRO1 was able to clear 10,077 out of 11,159 crimes and solved 8,553 crimes based on the recorded data.
Meanwhile, Sapitula is optimistic that the recent achievements of PRO1 will serve as inspiration in bringing the anti-criminality campaign to greater heights.
“I am very much grateful for having faithful police in Region 1 and gaining these ranks manifest their dedicated service. We will take the momentum and we will focus more on combating the war on drugs and criminality in the region”, he added.
Meanwhile, intention of weeding out misguided PNP personnel is part of the internal cleansing to safeguard the integrity of every police personnel and the PNP as a whole.