Protective Services

  1. Analysis of Existing Situation

The municipality of Leyte has an existing one (1) Police Headquarter located at the center of the town with a total number of twenty-four (24) personnel including the Chief of Police.  The Police headquarter and the personnel are equipped with a patrol car, two motorcycles, office equipments and communication gadgets in a serviceable condition.  The Police headquarter has a total area of 600 square meter.

The municipality of Leyte has also one (1) Bureau of Fire Protection headquarter with seven (7) personnel and 1 fire truck in a serviceable condition. Current ratio is 1:5,000 or 1 fireman for every 5,000 population.

Table  26:  Protective Services by Facilities and Equipment,2015
Type of Services Location Area*           (sq.m.) Number of Personnel Personnel to Pop’n. Ration Facilities/Equiment Condition Hazard Susceptibility
Vehicle Others
Police Headquarters Poblacion 600 sq.m. 22 1 : 1,704 1 Patrol Car Radio Serviceable Not Suceptible
2 Motorcycles Computer Serviceable Not Suceptible
Fax Machine Serviceable Not Suceptible
Fire Protection   Headquarters Poblacion 7 1 : 5,000 Firetruck Serviceable Suceptible to flood – Low
Source: PNP, BFP,2015

 

All barangay tanods of the thirty (30) barangays are equipped with Tanod paraphernalia and are trained with the basic course on the peace and order and basic course on the rescue operation during and after disaster.

Table 27. Barangay Tanod by Type of Service, 2015

Table . Barangay Tanod by Type of Service, 2015
Barangay Type of Services Number of Volunteer Facilities/
Peace & Order Disaster Staff Equipment
1 Bachao 16 Tanod Paraphernalia
2 Baco 9 Tanod Paraphernalia
3 Bagaba-o 13 Tanod Paraphernalia
4 Basud 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
5 Belen 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
6 Burabod 11 Tanod Paraphernalia
7 Calaguise 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
8 Consuegra 12 Tanod Paraphernalia
9 Culasi 15 Tanod Paraphernalia
10 Danus 13 Tanod Paraphernalia
11 Elizabeth 12 Tanod Paraphernalia
12 Kawayan 11 Tanod Paraphernalia
13 Libas 16 Tanod Paraphernalia
14 Maanda 15 Tanod Paraphernalia
15 Macupa 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
16 Mataloto 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
17 Palarao 20 Tanod Paraphernalia
18 Palid I (Ilawod) 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
19 Palid II (Iraya) 15 Tanod Paraphernalia
20 Parasan 13 Tanod Paraphernalia
21 Poblacion 13 Tanod Paraphernalia
22 Salog 18 Tanod Paraphernalia
23 Sambulawan 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
24 Tag-abaca 12 Tanod Paraphernalia
25 Tapol 16 Tanod Paraphernalia
26 Tigbawan 7 Tanod Paraphernalia
27 Tinocdugan 12 Tanod Paraphernalia
28 Toctoc 10 Tanod Paraphernalia
29 Ugbon 15 Tanod Paraphernalia
30 Wague 12 Tanod Paraphernalia
Source: rce: Leyte,Leyte,PNP, 2015

 

The municipality of Leyte has a very low fire incidence for the last 5 years as shown on the next table below.  Causes of fire are common to unattended firewood and faulty electrical wirings in the recent years.  Other causes reported by the Bureau of Fire are grassfire and vehicular.

Table 28:  Fire Incidence for the last 5 Years
Origin/Cause Barangay Frequency of Occurrence
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Unattended firewood Brgy. Poblacion 4
Lemon 1 1
Palid 1 1
Danus 1
Rawis 1
Toctoc 1
Grassfire Sambulawan 1
Baco
Poblacion 1 2
Belen 1
Toctoc
Vehicular Sambulawan 1
Baco
Macupa 1
Electrical Poblacion 1
Baco 1
Ugbon 1
Source: Bureau of Fire Protection Local Fire Protection Office, 2015

 

Table below shows records of the crimes committed within the municipality for the last five (5) years. These crimes include rape, attempted rape, murder, homicide, physical injuries, qualified thief, thief, illegal possession of firearms, robbery, illegal gambling, grave coercion, grave threats, qualified trespass to dwelling violation of domicile, slander by deed and adultery and others.

Table 29. Crime Incedence by Barangay by Type, By Sex of Offender for the Last 5 Years
    Leyte Police Station, Leyte, Leyte
Barangays Type of Crimes 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
MAANDA Frustrated Murder
Sub-Total 1
UGBON Rape
Sub-Total 1
CULASI Qualified Theft
Attempted Homicide
Sub-Total 2
DANUS Homicide
Sub-Total 1
TOTAL 12 1 10 5 32 23
Source:  Local PNP