Bohol crime busters celebrate as they enter 2019, with a badge of 1,506 crimes less in 2018 compared to a high 8,214 in 2016.
The crime dip is an 18.33% reduction from the index crime rates that Camp Francisco Dagohoy crime statisticians tracked across three years featuring its January to December of every year.
In 2016, Bohol records 2,859 index and 5,355 non-index crimes to reach yearly total of 8,214.
By 2017, Bohol crime watchers noted 2,545 index crimes and 5,336 non-index crimes for a total of 7,881.
By 2018, index crimes noted were 1,751 across Bohol while non-index crimes reached 4,957 to a sum of 6,708.
From 2016 to 2017, Bohol police earned a -4.05% crime decrease, a figure which further dipped allowing them to a 14.88% less crimes pin.
The Bohol Chronicle, January 27, 2019