By Mike Crismundo
CAMP COL. RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City – The Northeastern Mindanao Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) has maintained its number 1 spot in the Crime Solution Efficiency (CSE) for the month of January and February 2019.
According to Senior Supt James T. Goforth, Chief of the Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division, PRO13 packed a rating of 89.32% followed by the National Capital Region Police Office with 88.32% as second and Police Regional Office II with 86.99% as third.
In the first two months of 2019, the total crime volume in the region reached 1,359 comprised of 236 index crimes and 1,034 non-index crimes.
Out of 1,359 crime volume, 1,187 crime incidents were solved by the police units. Chief Supt. Gilberto DC Cruz, regional director of PRO 13, expressed gratitude to the community, other law enforcement agencies, and all stakeholders that contributed in the crime solving efforts of the police force.
Crime Solution Efficiency is the percentage of solved cases out of the total number of crime incidents handled by the PNP in a given period of time.