82% of Metro residents say they feel safer due to war on drugs campaign

National Capital Region Police office disclosed about 82% of people living in Metro Manila feel safer nowadays because of the Philippine National Police war on illegal drugs according to a survey conducted by Pulse Asia Research Inc.

The NCRPO's war in drugs was launched on July 1,2016 and it's five monthd relentless implementation gained 82% approval rating from Pulse Asia Research with the survey question: Compared to last year, I feel that it is less dangerous now in our place because of the campaign against illegal drugs which was conducted on December 6-11.

NCRPO chief Police Director Oscar Abalyade said he is inspired by the result of the survey and assured the public to continue the thrust of the agency to curb crime and continue Internal Cleansing Program.

"This result will serve as our driving force to continue our mission on eradicating illegal drugs and other illegal activities in the Metro," Albayalde said.

He also added the results will be their basis and guide to further improve their performance and respond to the needs of people in public safety.

The police chief also thanked the public for giving their confidence to them as well as their support and cooperation.

"The response they provided in this survey reflects their concerns. We will innovate and do more until we get to 100%," he concluded.

Source: Manila Bulletin