Crime volume in WV weakens
Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) has reduced its Total Crime Volume (TCV) through the implementation of various crime prevention and crime solution initiatives and best practices initiated by the policemen in region 6.
Record shows that the region significantly reduced its total crime volume by 23.16% from 126, 297 incidents covering the period from January to September 2013 to 97, 043 incidents in the same period of the current year.
As regards to Crime Solution Efficiency (CSE), Police Regional Office 6 had improved, from 9.99% to 15.59% in January to September 2013 to 25.58% in January to September of this year.
Moreover, Crime Clearance Efficiency (CCE) has increased by 16.69% to 17.07% in January to September 2013 to 33.76% in January-September 2014.
Such increase in the total crime volume and improvement of crime solution and clearance efficiencies can be attributed to the various flagship programs initiated by the region such as the implementation of Prevention, Response Operations and Strategy In Crime Suppression (PROSICS) which is the integration of all anti-crime strategies applicable in Western Visayas, the unrelenting effort in the accounting of most wanted persons, implementation of warrant of arrest against wanted persons, conduct of police operations against loose firearms, illegal drugs, illegal gambling, carnapping and other illegal activities.
Police Chief Superintendent Josephus G. Angan, Director of Police Regional Office 6 said, “Police Community Relations activities should contribute a lot in terms of crime fighting. Our focus should be in the reduction of crimes and increase in crime solution and clearance efficiency.”
WV: Satisfied of police performance
The people in Region 6 are safe, trust and respect their police, the survey showed.
In survey of the University of the Philippines – Visayas College of Management, the 7,350 respondents rated “Satisfied” the police performance.
Dubbed as “Community Level of Satisfaction on the Performance of Police Regional Office 6 in terms of Regional Safety, Respect and Trust,” the respondents from 147 cities and towns in the region were asked as to their satisfaction of police performance in terms of their safety, trust and respect.
Police Chief Superitendent Josephus Angan, director of Police Regional Office 6 said, “This [survey] is vital in gauging our law enforcement and other public safety services of our units as perceived by the people.”
He also said the result of the survey will serve as basis on improving crime prevention and solution efforts of police units.
“We consider the people as the ultimate beneficiaries of our services, and only them can tell us whether we do well or not,” Angan said.
The survey also revealed the top three provincial offices with highest ‘Mean’ results.
As regards to Safety Index, Iloilo Police Provincial Office with 3.75, Aklan Police Pr ovincial Police Office – 3.73, and Capiz Police Provincial Office – 3.67 have the highest ‘Mean.’
IPPO, AkPPO and Antique PPO ranked in the top three in both the Trust and Respect Indices.
The results of the survey were presented to the Provincial and City Directors, including all chiefs of police on Wednesday.
“We will ask UPV to conduct another survey before the year ends to see how we do with them,” Angan quipped.
Angan calls for a close monitoring of PRO6 cops
Police Chief Superintendent Josephus Garrote Angan, Director, Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) mandated all his Unit Commanders to closely monitor their personnel.
The order arises when the two (2) recent crimes involving several policemen happened.
PO2 Domino Alipio, a Police Officer assigned in Pangasinan went on rampage after his failure to collect some debts and eventually shot dead three teachers of Pangasinan National High School and his own collector whom he suspected of cheating him last September 1, 2014.
Also on that same date, an uploaded photograph went viral on social media in the alleged kidnapping and highway robbery in EDSA which involves nine (9) members of Quezon City Police District (QCPD) police personnel.
Thus, with such series of incidents, Angan ordered the members of his Command Group and all Unit Commanders to strictly watch their men by supervising the accounting of personnel and conduct of police operations.
Further, during the regular conduct of Police Information and Continuing Education (PICE) activities of every units and offices, every police officers shall be reminded to behave properly and accordingly at all times.
For unit commanders in the field, he emphasized the principle of the doctrine of Command Responsibility.
Likewise, he encouraged his men to understand deeply the NAPOLCOM Memorandum Circular 2007-001 or the (Uniform Rules of Procedures before the Administrative Disciplinary Authorities and the Internal Affairs Service of the Philippine National Police) so as to be reminded of the penalties and sanctions if ever found violating any laws and regulations of the country.
LTOPF processing update
There will be no FEO Caravan for License to Own and Possess Firearm (LTOPF) and Permit to Carry Firearm outside Residence (PTCFOR) starting August 11, 2014 at Police Regional Office 6.
Police Chief Superintendent Josephus Garrote Angan, Regional Director of PRO6 organized the LTOPF Assistance Center located at PRO6 Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Martin Teofilo B. Delgado, Iloilo City that to cater the following: Nuero-Psychiatric Test, Drug Test, Biometrics and Directorate for Intelligence (DI) Clearance application from July 21, 2014 to August 25, 2014.
However, from August 25, 2014 onwards these services will return to their respective offices inside PRO6. Meanwhile, the PNP Provincial Crime Laboratory offices in Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Iloilo Province and Negros Occidental will cater drug test and biometrics.
Today, (August 12, 2014) PRO6 started to issue the LTOPF transaction slip to applicant gun holder.
PRO6 celebrates 113th Police Service Anniversary
Police Regional Office 6 celebrates the 113th Police Service Anniversary with the theme: “Pulisya Kaagapay ng Mamamayan para sa Patuloy na Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran”, today (August 11, 2014) during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony coupled with the awarding of the best performing personnel and field partners of the Philippine National Police at PRO6 Parade Ground.
Moreover, recognition for the Most Supportive LGU was given to Iloilo City, San Carlos City, Iloilo Province, and Municipality of Pavia. Boracay Action Group received the award for the Most Supportive NGO and Brgy. Lawa-an, Roxas, Capiz was awarded as Best Urban BPAT. Achievement Award for the Field of Administration (Senior PCO) was given to PSSUPT Ruperto T. Floro, Jr.; Achievement Award for the Field of Operation (Senior PCO) was awarded to PSSUPT Cornelio R. Salinas; PCINSP Richard Adonis J Habawel got the Achievement Award for the Field of Intelligence (Junior PCO); Achievement Award for the Field of operation (Junior PCO) was awarded to PINSP John Ryan C. Doceo; Achievement Award for the Field of Intelligence (PNCO) was given to SPO3 Randy M. Moneva; Achievement Award for the Field of Operation (PNCO) was given to PO3 Ronan N. Palmos; PSUPT Graciano D. Zapanta received the Individual Special Award as Summary Hearing Officer while NUP Lezerie C. Gimeno received the Award in the Field of General Support.
Meanwhile, the Achievement Award on the Arrest of Most Wanted Persons in the City and Municipal Police Station Level were given to Iloilo City Police Office, Passi City Police Station, Oton Municipal Police Station, Victorias City Police Station and Iloilo City Police Station 3. Recognition for the Unit with Most Number of Firearms Accounted both City and Municipal Police Station Level was awarded to Iloilo Police Provincial Office, Roxas City Police Station and Pulupandan Municipal Police Station. Pontevedra Municipal Police Station got the Achievement Unit Award for the Solution of Sensational Crime Cases while Regional Finance Service Office 6 was adjudged as the Best National Support Unit.
Certificates and Cash Prizes were awarded to the winners of PRO6 On-the-Spot Poster Making Contest wherein, Ewemiz C. Insigne of SPED-Integrated School for Exceptional Children got the 3rd place; Second place goes to Kaiza Marie H. Otero of Sto. Domingo Elementary School; Izabelle O. Deloviar of Baluarte Elementary School bagged the 1st place award and the champion was Val Joseph H. Valencia of Ticud Elementary School.
Governor Tanco salutes to the exemplary services rendered by the men and women of Police Regional Office 6 by sacrificing their own safety for the benefit of the public. He further added, that indeed police service is synonymous to public service.