Police: Programme fosters sense of security in malls
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — The initiative by the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) to station its personnel at two shopping centres and a hypermarket in Subang Jaya is to help create a more secure environment for patrons there.
Head of Subang Jaya police station, Inspector Sulaiman Baputty, said the programme, which launched on July 24 with 10 policemen stationed at each premises, received positive reaction from the public.
He said the programme, carried out under the National Key Result Areas (NKRA), also help to create a merrier environment for patrons at Subang Parade, Empire Shopping Gallery and Carrefour Subang, as well as the surrounding areas.
“We received many calls from the public to congratulate the government for this effort, besides expressing their happiness with the security level at the respective premises,” he told Bernama here today.
Sulaiman said policemen stationed on site, besides helping the security guards there, would also help patrol the area, especially the parking areas.
“What made us proud is that since the programme started, we have not received any report on crime at the three premises.
“This shows the effectiveness of the programme, as well as indicates the security level there has improved,” he added.
He called for public cooperation to continue to provide feedbacks and suggestions to improve the programme. — Bernama