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296,000+: Estimated number of reported crime incidents in the country in 2010.

21: Percentage of the total reported crimes in 2010 that were classified as “solved” in the same year.

187,000+: Estimated number of reported index crimes or crimes against persons and property (which includes murder, homicide, physical injury, rape, robbery, theft and car theft) in the country in 2010.

65,000+: Estimated number of reported incidents of theft in 2010, the highest figure among the index crimes.

28,000+: Estimated number of reported index crimes in the National Capital Region, the highest among the country’s regions in 2010.

11,602: Total number of reported crime incidents in the Manila Police District in 2010, the highest among the police districts under the NCR Police Office (NCRPO).  This is followed by the Quezon City Police District (11,132), Northern Police District (7,879), Southern Police District (6,592) and Eastern Police District (3,086).

66,000+: Estimated number of crime incidents reported in the country from January to March 2011.

11,300+: Total number of crime incidents reported in Central Luzon (Region III) from January to March 2011, the highest among the country’s regions in the first quarter of the year.

1990: Year that then President Corazon Aquino signed Republic Act 6975 which reorganized the Department of Interior and Local Government and established the Philippine National Police. <strong><em>Compiled by Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research</em></strong>

Sources: PNP Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management, NCRPO Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division, Inquirer Archives