Crime incidence in Cagayan de Oro City has dramatically dropped by 14.21 percent last year as the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) reported a total 791 crime incidents, showing a decrease of 131 cases over previous year’s 922 crime incidents.

Of the total crime volume, 403 cases or 50.95 percent are classified as index crimes while 388 cases or 49.05 are considered as non-index crimes, City Police Director P/Sr. Supt. Noel P. Armilla disclosed in his annual accomplishment report submitted recently to Mayor Constantino G. Jaraula.

In 2008, the average monthly crime rate in Cagayan de Oro City was 10.57 crime incidents per 100,000 population, declining by 27.70 percent as compared to the same period in 2007 which posted 14.62 monthly crime incidents.

taken from PIA-10

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