The Overall Crime Situation In the Philippines Significant concern for crime to take place in the Philippines are highly concentrate on urban area

The Overall Crime Situation In the Philippines
Significant concern for crime to take place in the Philippines are highly concentrate on urban area, the most common are the acts of pick-pocketing, confidence schemes, scamming, robberies, illegal use of drugs and violent assaults. Base on the statistical report given by the Philippine National Police Directorate for investigation and Detective Management, the Total Crime Volume (TCV) in 2012 was 217,812 as compared to 2011 with 241,988 – a decrease of 24,176. Of the total 217,812 crime incidents, the National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) registered the highest with 56,978 followed by Regions 3 (Bulacan, Bataan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Tarlac, Aurora) and 7 (Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental, Siquijor) with 22,498 and 20,466 reported incidents respectively. Theft (43,606 incidents), physical assault (34,825 incidents), and robbery (26,988 incidents) are the top three commonly committed crimes according to the TCV.