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Gov’t agencies rallied to support 2024 Nat’l Crime Prevention Program

April 21, 2024 People's Journal 86 views

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has directed all government agencies to support the implementation of the 2024 National Crime Prevention Program (NCPP) of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) consistent with the Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028.

Memorandum Circular No. 46 signed by Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin on April 18 stated that “it is necessary for all government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as local government units (LGUs), to support and cooperate in the implementation of the 2024 NCPP.”

The circular will take effect immediately.

The DILG submitted to President Marcos on February 22, 2024 its 2024 NCPP, which aims to provide cross-cutting strategies to further foster safe communities, protect the rights of Filipinos, and reduce the prevalence of criminal activities in the country, which is aligned with the Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028.

President Marcos designated the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) as the lead agency in the implementation of the 2024 NCPP. PCO

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