AUXILIARY POLICE COME TOGETHER TO COMBAT CRIME

The 22nd Annual Joint Conference between the Auxiliary Police Association and the Royal Malaysian Police will see the gathering of some representatives out of the 20,000 auxiliary police nationwide from close to 100 agencies with auxiliary police status for a two-day conference from November 22nd to November 23th.

The goals of the conference this year is to increase the roles of the auxiliary police personnel in combating crime. Inspector General Police, YDH Tan Sri Hj Ismail bin Hj Omar launched the seminar along with the Corporate Advisor of the Sunway Group, YBhg Tan Sri Ramon V. Navaratnam.

This year’s Conference, sponsored by the Sunway Group, will revolve around the theme “Crime Trends and its Implications” and will feature an expert panel of speakers who will touch on topics including gangsterism, drug abuses, national stability and commercial crime.

Sunway University College’s Professor Teoh Hsien Jin shared his insights on addressing crime challenges from a psychological perspective.

“As one the head of a private corporation which is also regarded as a leader in community development, I feel that it is indeed a key responsibility for the private sector to do what it can to achieve the NKRA for crime prevention. Crime prevention never just one party’s responsibility but is always everyone’s duty,” said Tan Sri Nava.

The developments of Sunway City operate under the Safe City concept and the Sunway Group currently has 800-strong security personnel of which 200 are auxiliary police force that contribute to enhance the crime prevention measures in its townships.

Each of the personnel are well-trained by PDRM in the various aspects of law enforcement to enable them to effectively carry out their duties in patrolling, static guard duties, crowd and traffic control, protection of property, detection of crimes and capturing of criminals within the Sunway townships.

With the assistance of the auxiliary personnel, Bandar Sunway has recorded an increase in tourist arrivals and the number of street crimes has reduced.

Sunway Group remains steadfast in capitalizing on the strategic partnerships with the Royal Malaysian Police, Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation and the Selangor state government to continuously advocate and promote Safe City Initiatives.