About UNITED AGAINST CRIME

Crime negatively affects all Malaysia residents, regardless of race, religion or political affiliation. The causes of crime are complex and long term solutions need to consider social advancements of communities, poverty eradication, employment and education.

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Behind The Movement

The UAC campaign aims to ensure that the Malaysian public are aware of police initiatives to prevent and reduce crime, provides tips on keeping safe in Malaysia and finally, engenders community relations between the police and the rakyat.

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  • Family Safety
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“I pledge to not be silent and help others when a crime is being committed.”

- Dato' Sri Idris Jala

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Volunteer Smartphone Patrol – Polis Terengganu Sasar 50 Ribu Ahli

10th November 2017, Berita Nasional RTM - Polis kontinjen Terengganu menyasarkan 50 ribu keahlian "Volunteer Smartphone Patrol" - VSP sebelum akhir tahun

Crime Prevention Club in schools a big help to cops

27th August 2017 - The rowdy behaviour at a school in Klang, which went viral in April, has rocked the nation. This is especially so for the school administrator, parent-teacher association and the authorities.

Education Ministry: Actions taken to help schools deal with disciplinary, drug problems

26th August 2017 - The Education Ministry has taken various measures to tackle problems plaguing the 402 schools identified as hotspots for disciplinary and drug problems. The Ministry said today that among others, it has offered legal literacy course to principals at the said schools and those under the Visionary Teen Programme (Program Remaja Berwawasan), a National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) between the Malaysian Armed Forces and police

Traffic cops save man from being murdered.

20th August 2017 - A man on the brink of being murdered by a gang of thugs was saved by a traffic policeman during a roadblock on Jalan Reko here late on Saturday. After rescuing the 23-year-old victim who was injured, the policeman and his colleagues from the Kajang district police headquarters arrested three of his assailants and seized a machete at about 11.30pm.

Efforts to protect tourist by Kuching District Police Headquaters

15th August 2017 - The Kuching District Police Headquarters on Tuesday launched the bicycle and motorcycle police patrol unit as part of efforts to protect tourists along the Kuching Waterfront and nearby hotels.

Transformasi Perkhidmatan PDRM

15th August 2017 - Kerajaan sentiasa memikirkan cara bagaimana untuk terus menambahbaik perkhidmatan yang diberikan kepada rakyat, dengan pelbagai inisiatif di bawah Strategi Lautan Biru Kebangsaan dilaksanakan bagi menjayakan Program Transformasi Kerajaan.

8,000 cops deployed for SEA Games

31st July 2017 - About 8,000 police personnel would be on duty to ensure the upcoming SEA Games will run smoothly, said Bukit Aman. Its Internal Security and Public Order Department director Comm Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah said this is to ensure the safety of all those attending and competing at the event.

Crime index may have dropped, but Malaysians still feel unsafe

26th July 2017 - The feeling of being unsafe is still prevalent among the general public despite a significant drop in the country's crime index, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says. He said crime index has dropped 47 per cent over the last six years after the government had launched the Government Transformation Programme and introduced its Crime Reduction Initiatives.

Zahid urges police to work to discard public negative perception

26th July 2017 - Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has urged the police to take steps to discard the negative perception of the public towards the force so that the people could enjoy peace-of-mind.

DPM: Malaysian police rated best in Asean region

26th July 2017 - The Royal Malaysian Police has been rated by an international body as the best police force in Asean, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister said that despite the recognition and the reduction of the country's crime index by some 47%, there was still negative public perception towards the police.

Lack of engagement reason for negative perception towards police: Zahid

26th July 2017 - Negative perception towards the police force persists due to the lack of public engagement, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. Speaking at the 'Addressing Perception on Safety and Security' forum here today, he said the drop in crime index started after Datuk Seri Najib Razak's premiership in 2009 when he kicked off the national transformation programme

Cops foster ties with orang asli

17th July 2017 - In an effort to strengthen ties between the police and the community, some 150 officers and personnel from the state set off on a trip to Kampung Kudong, Bekok in Segamat. The Kembara Bermotosikal Kapcai Back To Nature programme saw the police engaging with the orang asli community in a range of activities.

Informasi mengenai Volunteer Smartphone Patrol (VSP)

22nd May 2017, Kementerian Dalam Negeri - Volunteer Smartphone Patrol atau lebih dikenali sebagai VSP merupakan satu inisiatif baru Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) dalam mewujudkan kolaborasi dan kerjasama strategik mencegah jenayah bersama masyarakat tempatan sebagai mata dan telinga pihak polis.

Community Policing members have multiple roles to play

17th May 2017, The Star Online - The police are hoping that Penang’s Community Policing (CP) members will help to reduce crime rate and strengthen the unity of people from all races.

Nip gangsterism in the bud, urges crime prevention group

4th May 2017 - Gangsterism must be tackled quickly to safeguard future generations, said Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) senior vice-chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye. He said these criminal gangs do not just threaten public safety but also the younger generations who are the future of this nation.

Menteri Besar Lancar Volunteer Smartphone Patrol Peringkat Negeri Sembilan

16th April 2017, Jendela 9 - Negeri Sembilan Chief Minister announced the Volunteer Smartphone Patrol app, a collaboration between the Ministry of Home Affairs and Polis Diraja Malaysia ( Royal Malaysia Police ) in aims to combat crime.

Volunteer Smartphone Patrol (VSP)

15th April 2017, Persatuan Perkhidmatan Kawalan Keselamatan Malaysia (PPKKM) - Polis Diraja Malaysia ( Royal Malaysia Police ) telah melancarkan aplikasi telefon pintar yang dinamakan Volunteer Smartphone Patrol (VSP) semasa Ulangtahun Hari Polis ke-210 pada 25 Mac 2017. VSP merupakan satu daripada program di bawah National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) dan merupakan kolaborasi strategik di antara Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) dan masyarakat.

School crime prevention program at SMK Air Itam

3rd April 2017 - A School Crime Prevention Program was hosted by / held at SMK Air Itam on 3rd April 2017. A total of over 90 students representing 10 schools from Penang state were in attendance.

Tackling crime, from the bottom up - Malaysia Untold | PEMANDU

1st April 2017 - It is highly unlikely the team would ever stumble on an actual crime taking place ... for the 11th MalaysiaPlan, which aims to reduce crime perception by 60% by...

NGO's urged to tackle public's negative perception on crime in Malaysia

1st April 2017 - SUBANG JAYA: The Royal Malaysian Police statistic shows a 2.3% drop in crime cases in the country. However public perception about crime.

Orang Ramai Boleh Salur Maklumat Melalui Aplikasi VSP

25th March 2017, Kelantan News - Usaha memerangi jenayah terus diperhebatkan dengan pelancaran aplikasi mudah alih terbaharu "Volunteer Smartphone Patrol" VSP. Ia kesinambungan Program Rakan Cop yang dilaksanakan sejak 2004.

Malaysia Hari Ini 24 Mac 2017 – Volunteer Smartphone Patrol

24th March 2017, Malaysia Hari Ini - Malaysia Hari Ini covers the launch of Polis Diraja Malaysia ( Royal Malaysia Police ) latest community policing mobile app, the Volunteer Smartphone Patrol.

Police launch new community reporting app

23rd March 2017, The Star Online - Codenamed the Volunteer Smartphone Patrol or VSP, the application will enable the public to become the eyes and ears of the police force and send them real-time visuals of any incident through smartphones

The battle between crime and the perception of crime in Kuala Lumpur...

26th January 2016 - In fact, many people living in Malaysia believe that crime is on the rise. Why is there a big gap between reality and perception?

Crime rates have dropped by 40% since 2009 but Malaysians just don’t feel safe, no matter what the Government says

22nd January 2017- Dang Wangi District Police Chief ACP Zainol Samah pointed out that street crime rate in the federal capital showed a drastic decline of 37.7 per cent or by 439 cases last year compared to 2014, Bernama reports.

Public perception is still negative

10th January 2017 - The crime index has gone down. However, public perception of the police is either still negative or remains unchanged.

Hishammuddin: Police presence reduces crime

10th January 2017, The Star Online - Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein says the higher police omnipresence has led to a slight reduction in the crime rate. Volunteers have been assigned to assist police to patrol 50 crime hotspots in major cities.

Fear of crime among Malaysians drops to 61%: Deputy Prime Minister...

21st December 2016 - KUALA LUMPUR: The fear of crime among Malaysians fell from 80 per cent... Key Result Area Reducing Crime: Perception of Crime Indicator, polled 14,393 ... Malaysia to deport 50 North Koreans despite ban: Deputy PM.

Crime index goes down, but perception of safety remains low

20th Deccember 2016 - KUALA LUMPUR: The crime index rate for Malaysia has decreased between 4.2 per to 12.6 per cent from 2011 until 2015. However, he said the perception in crime reduction remains low.... Zahid said the crime index statistics for six-year period from 2011 to 2016 consistently showed a...

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