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Evaluation of Crime Prevention Strategies Implemented in Lemery Municipal Station
 
Evaluation of Crime Prevention Strategies Implemented inLemery Municipal Police Station
Crime prevention is one of the factors to maintain peace and order in our community. It is a task performed primarily by law enforcers to ensure securitywithin the community. But nowadays, there are serious threats to securitybecause of the ineffective and insufficient crime prevention program which thecriminals exploited to commit crimes, One is adaptation of modern technology tocriminal elements from being getting bolder in the commission of offense. AsO.W Wilson reported in 1977, they have to exert lot of efforts in our society andthe authorities should revise their tactics and be responsive in suppressing thecrime in our country.Police Strategies deals with what officer in the field do as they serve andprotect to fulfill their responsibilities, law enforcement officers have been givengreat power , power entrusted to them by the people they serve and defined bythe laws of the land, state and municipality police operation.Public safety includes a comprehensive crime prevention program. Theauthority develops and monitors procedures and programs to promote safetyand security. It is the responsibility of each member of public safety to promotecrime prevention throughout the community. Their work provides nationalleadership on effective and cost-effective ways to prevent and reduce crime byintervening on the risk factors before crime happens. This approach is topromote the implementation of effective crime prevention practices.The only factors that limiting goals achievements are technical emphasison the goals of monetary success and material property leads to dominantconcern with technological and social instrument design to produce the desireresult, inasmuch as institutional become of the secondary importance.(Howard Abadinsky, 2007)Lemery Police Station is located at Bagong Sikat Lemery, Batangasopposite to the parish/ church of the municipality. It is compose of 63 policeofficers; 2 PCO, 34 PNCO and 37 RPSB. Its present chief is Rey GarganzaOchavo.The Lemery Police Station experience several years where crimefluctuates at significant level. The statistic shown at murder crime is the highestpercentage while homicide followed it. It was depicted for the year 2009-2011.Incomparison, homicide crime attained highest percentage during the sameseason of the previous year.The Following the statistics of crime prevention is an extremely important part of understanding how your own crime prevention methods in your neighborhoodcan be streamlined to be most effective in keeping everyone in your neighborhood safe. Understanding the overall levels of crime overall andspecifically in your city can help you and your community what to look out for inorder to be most on guard. Often new criminal methods and new drugs enter neighborhoods, catching communities off guard, until they are completelyinfiltrated by the criminal element. The Lemery Municipal Police commonlyarrested criminals who commit crimes against property and drug related cases.Overall, Crime Prevention in the form of community watch and educationis shown to be an effective tool against crime in communities as demonstratedthrough such statistics. This information has been an important tool in makingsure that every community can feel safe. Though statistics can often bemanipulated in various ways, these numbers speak for themselves,demonstrating a clear drop in crime in thousands of communities after theinstitution for prevention programs. These statistics need to be compared acrossmany communities as each neighborhood and city faces their own particular circumstances. However, regardless, instituting such programs in your community will lead to a large drop in crime over time.The study aims to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of thecrime prevention program that the Lemery Police Station being implements, andhow it can be affect and contribute to the peace and order in Lemery Batangas.The researcher wills also asses the different programs and strategies of Lemerypolice station to lessen the crime committed in Lemery. Also, the researchers
 
Evaluation of Crime Prevention Strategies Implemented in Lemery Municipal Station
 
will also recommend to the people in Lemery Batangas on how to relate theThis study will be beneficial to Lemery PNP Station as it will serve as referenceto asses and evaluate the effectiveness of its crime prevention program inLemery, Batangas and to determine their contribution to achieve a crime freecommunity. Lemery, Batangas has recorded offenses concerning crime againstperson and property and drug related cases such as shooting of former Brgy.Chairman and robbery hold up incident which is still under follow upinvestigation. These reports prompted the researcher 
s to conduct this study.
Objectives of the study
This research aim to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of theLemery police station. It seeks to achieve the following specific objectives; todetermine the profile of the participants in terms of: sex, age, occupation,witnessed crime for the last month; to evaluate the effectiveness of the crimeprevention strategies in Lemery Municipal Police Station and to propose a planof action based on the result of the study.
Review of literature
This part presents the literatures related to the present study. Informationwas taken from informal interview, books and internet.
Effectiveness of Crime Prevention Strategy in Lemery, Batangas
Crime casts fear in Lemery Batangas from all walks of life and preventsthem from taking their rightful place in the development and growth of our country. It inhibits our citizens from communicating with one another freely, fromengaging in economic activity and prevents entrepreneurs and to effectivelyreduce crime, it is necessary to transform and reorganize government andfacilitate real community participation. We need to weave a new social fabric,robust enough to withstand the stresses of rapid change in a new-born society.To expect this to happen too quickly is to sabotage proper planning and solidconstruction of new criminal justice machinery.Most fundamentally this strategy requires that government movesbeyond a mode of crisis management and reaction. Government must ensurethat effective planning and sustainable success in reducing crime will reach wellinto the next century. Investors from taking advantage of the opportunities whichour country offers.The study also want to find how the respondent asses the followingcrime prevention strategies and how the respondents participate in suchstrategies. We are going to ask whether the following strategies are beingimplemented with the area: if there are mobile patrols along congested area.This question will assess if patrol are visible in the area of responsibilities. If there are random schedules of mobile patrol checkpoint because one of thefactor that eliminate the opportunity of criminals is when they knew that there arepatrol having a check point in the area where they can have their exit. If lawenforcer are conducting seminar awareness program that will help the people toparticipate in the program being implemented by the police station. Do the policeofficer in Lemery Batangas is having good relation to the community, this willtest if the police officer in Lemery are accommodating to the people and havinga good relation to them. I can identify gambling maintainer and drug trafficker and user. Here we are going to assess if the people are helping the police officer in the strategies
they’re
implementing.Every PNP chief formulated programs to make the country smooth and
orderly that’s why
t
hey didn’t stop formulating and thinking possible. Solution in
crime the policemen are aware that crime prevention is one of the fundamentalobjectives of the police although almost any successful police activity involvescrime prevention to some degree such as used here relates to long rangepreventive activity such as the work carried out expressed another way crimeprevention is better started as the prevention of criminality. Crime Preventionprogram is one of the major factor that affect whether the crime committed in Iparticular place is increasing or decreasing .based on interview in police stationin Lemery Batangas is Implementing necessary programs to lessen the crime inLemery Batangas first, intensity the police visibility second. Stick holder which isconcern third, police integrated patrol and fourth, crime prevention programs andseminars. These programs help the Lemery police in preventing the crime andinsure the security of the people in the municipality. It concerns to theelimination of the opportunity for crime through the essence of crime preventionprograms and hardening the site to foil the commission of crime. Developingprograms and interventions that area evidence. Based and that use a logicmodel for identify gaps in existing community services and to use resources,
 
Evaluation of Crime Prevention Strategies Implemented in Lemery Municipal Station
 
expertise and time efficiently among the partners and assessing project impactand results.The social conflict, economic and political factors that confound therelationship between police personnel level sand crime clearance effects areidentified. The findings indicate that the number of police has a negative effecton clearance rates. However, its effect is minimal. In addition, the socialstructural characteristics of nations explain more variance in clearance rates thatdo the levels of police, as well as attenuate the observe relationship between thepolice personnel and crimes cleared by arrest. No two communities or neighborhoods are identical neither are the problems encountered by residentsof each community however crime and community safety are key concerns of allresidents in all communities though each community may employ differentstrategies in their personnel fight against criminal activity. There is no magicinstant cure for crime and disorder nor is there any alone, every agency,organization or business that has a contribution to assist in reducing crime anddisorder needs to work in partnership. Evidence based problem solvingapproaches appear to be an effective method in reducing crime and disorder.The oldest and most basic function in law enforcement is the patrolfunction. The purpose of patrol is strictly to protect and preserve life andproperty in communities. Along with protecting citizens, patrol officersdeteriorate crime by becoming a visible presence preventing potential crime.Their accessibility to people in the community maintains order and allows a trustto develop between the people and the department. The process of developinga patrol officer demands preparing an officer for patrol, and to put these dutiesand responsibilities into the hands of an officer of the law.
 (
http://www.exampleessays.com)  A police station which faces problems among its personnel also facesproblem in terms of inefficiency in work. The effectiveness of a station defendson the materials available on it, if they are lack of materials to use especially inpreventing a crime they cannot be expected to be productive police officers.Insufficient funds, political intervention in the strict implementation of the crimeprevention programs, less number of personnel to implement such program,lack of trainings on the part of PNP personnel are problems being encounteredin every police station that affect their performance. Satisfaction on theperformance of these officers can be solicited if these problems are eliminated.To be more effective, they are implementing several action that willprovide the needs of the people in term of security purposes. The LemeryMunicipal police Station are doing several methods for these to be moreeffective and efficient in terms of police visibility within the community.To be more productive, the police personnel in
Lemery 
Police Station areconducting several programs that will enhance their personnel and the station aswell. They are tapping support to LGU and NGO for the budget supplement;they are avoiding the station in solicitation of political patronage, requestingadditional PNP personnel from higher Headquarters to increase the policevisibility in the community. They also have tapping support from the
civilians’
 volunteers to participate in crime Prevention programs. In terms of their personnel they send them to a skill training to enhance more their skill incombating criminals. These are the steps being undertaken by the LemeryPolice Station to solve those problems being encountered in Lemery Batangas.By these they are securing the people that they have sufficient and efficientpolice visibility in the community in providing peace and order and eliminatingpossible crimes in Lemery Batangas. The information we gather is based on heinterviewed we made in the police personnel in Lemery municipal police station. According to them the following strategies is made in Lemery Batangas toeliminate the opportunity of the offenders in committing the crimes.
Conceptual Framework
To give security and protection to the people is one of the primary roleof the enforcer, It is a common goal of all authorities to achieve the possiblepeace and order in the community. Crime prevention is the professed missionof every agency found within the country, criminal justice system. In practice the
term ―prevention‖ seems to be applied confusingly to a wide array of 
contradictory activities. This confusion can be avoided through the use of conceptual model that defines three level of prevention (1) Primary prevention,directed at modification of criminogenic conditions; in the physical and social

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