Crime remained a major problem given some change in law and order. Police have attributed the country’s chronic crime problems to a variety of social and cultural factors. In this context, the researchers were urged to carry out a report on how the crimes were committed and what are the factors that prompted many people in committing crimes or the commission of crimes. The study is Descriptive in nature. Survey questionnaires and unstructured interviews were utilized in data gathering. For the Data treatment and analysis, frequency count, percentages, and weighted mean were utilized. The results of the study from data gathered from both the Police officers and residents of Cabanatuan City revealed that the main factor that influences the commission of crimes is poverty.