23,000 Killings in the Country – PNP

Based on the Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management (DIDM) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) there are over 23,000 killings reported.

The killings are all committed within the span of two years under the current administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.

According to Spokesperson Senior Superintendent Benigno Durana Jr., by basing the information from the DIDM that from July 2016 to May 2018 there are already 23, 327 homicide cases which translates into 22 deaths per day.

The numbers show that 2,649 are drug related incidents, 10,549 are non-drug related while 10,084 are unknown. Out of the huge bulk of killing incidents 12,339 were filed in the prosecutor’s office, 6,830 in the courts while the rest are cold cases.

Durana said the PNP Oversight Committee revisited the data on homicide incidents and other crimes in order to “establish accurate and reliable data where we can measure investigative performance of field units nationwide; use it as input to crafting more effective strategy against incidents of homicide and other crimes; and further improve the crime solution efficiency of all investigative units of the PNP.”

The latest update of the #RealNumbersPH or the consolidated data on the anti-illegal drug campaign showed that 4,279 drug suspects have been killed, while 143,335 others have been arrested from July 1, 2016 to May 15, 2018.

A total of 143,335 drug personalities were arrested in 99,485 anti-drug operations conducted during the same period.

The consolidated data also showed that a total of 2,678.61 kilograms of shabu worth P14.34 billion have been seized while the total value of seized drugs, controlled precursors and essential chemicals and laboratory equipment were pegged at P20.77 billion.