THE MOTORNAPPING SCENARIO IN ANGELES CITY, PAMPANGA: INCIDENTS, COUNTERMEASURES, CHALLENGES, AND PROPOSED SOLUTIONS
Keywords:Motornapping, Crime Incidence, Law Enforcement, Challenges, Recommendations, Angeles City, Pampanga
This research examines the motornapping issue in Angeles City, Pampanga, focusing on the incidence, preventive measures, challenges faced by law enforcement, and strategic recommendations. The study reveals a significant increase in motornapping cases in recent years, emphasizing the need for effective interventions. The research also examines proactive measures taken by the Angeles City Police Station, such as increased patrolling, public awareness campaigns, and intensified investigative work. However, challenges such as lack of coordination, inadequate training, and stolen motorcycles persist. The study proposes strategic recommendations to enhance motornapping prevention and response strategies, including enhanced inter-agency collaboration, standardized training programs, technology utilization, community engagement, victim support services, and secure vehicle registration systems. These recommendations aim to contribute to public safety and reduce motornapping incidents in Angeles City, Pampanga. The research underscores the importance of collaborative efforts among law enforcement agencies, policymakers, and the community to combat this issue effectively.