October 18, 2017: *** The newly-restored Holy Trinity Parish Church of Loay is formally turned-over on Sunday October 15, 2017 from the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to the Diocese of Tagbilaran through Bishop Alberto Uy. ***For the very first time, Bohol landed among the 14 finalists in the search for thr Most Business-Friendly Province in the country. ***PDEA-Bohol Head Agent Nicholas Gomez admitted that the drug problem in Bohol persists despite the reduction of supply of shabu coming from Cebu. *** The administration of the Bohol District Jail is now planning to acquire an x-ray machine as part of its crackdown on the entry of contraband into the jail facility, said BDJ Warden Jail Chief Insp. Felipe Montejo. *** DILG-Bohol conducted People's Forum on Federalism on October 17, 2017 at JJ's Seafood Village with city/municipal information officers and CSO/Faith-Based Representatives as participants. ***Schools across the province are expected to conduct make-up classes in lieu of class suspensios due to the two-a nationwide raspot astrike, according toDepEdBohol SchoolVGovernace and Operations Division Chief Desiderio Delgero. ***The province is bent on making history by getting a UNESCO recognition as a global geological park, the first for Philippines. ***The symbolic unveiling of the Geomarker at the Chocolate Hills Complex on Sunday will boost Bohol's application for UNESCO declaration of the entire province as a global geological park.

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Saturday, June 23, 2012

May crimes leveled off at alltime low in 2012
Rey Anthony Chiu


TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol June 22, 2012 (PIA) – While crime trends during the fiesta month of May have remained consistently high in the past years, Bohol’s recorded crimes of the month this year leveled off at 209; an all time low record for the first five months of 2012. 

Observers who noted the development quickly added that considering May as the fiesta month and the police enjoying a similar crime volume in April, police achievements in May is already a monumental success. 

In the previous year, crimes in Bohol have been noted to peak in May where the general festive air and countless opportunities for criminals just pop out anytime. 

At the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) Meeting in Sikatuna town Tuesday, Camp Dagohoy through Police Superintendent Jovito Atanacio representing PSSupt Constantino Barot also showed through a Powerpoint presentation that March of this year registered the highest crime volume at 288 cases. 

Since January of 2012, crime volume tallied all over Bohol continued a rising trend from 246 to 272 on the flowing month. 

The rising trend peaked in March and the rising crime volume alarmed police authorities who stepped up its Police Integrated Patrol System (PIPS) to arrest the wayward climb. 

Despite the success, Atanacio said theft and robbery still remain top crime types in Bohol, owning 47% and 26% of the crime pie. 

Compared to May of last year, the 209 is way below when authorities noted a 10 cased decline from 219 to 209. 

With only 103 cases solved of the 209 recorded crimes in the past month, Atanacio pointed out that Bohol police scored 40% crime solution efficiency, considering that crimes in Tagbilaran City remain alarmingly high. 
PSupt. Atanacio explained that since Tagbilaran City as a component city of Bohol, even with several owns showing perfect crime solution efficiencies, total crime solution efficiency in Bohol would be affected. 

For May, Tagbilaran City recorded 56 crimes, 51 of them index crimes and only 8 of the crimes considered solved. 

Even then, Camp Dagohoy authority said they are now keeping their focus on curbing crimes in the city with their cops in motorcycle. (30)

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