Home Ministry Targets 20% Reduction in Street Crime

20 February 2010 Petaling Jaya Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said that the country is expected to reduce the street crime by 20% by the end of this year. Earlier this year in January there was a 13% decrease compared to the previous month. Hishammuddin is the lead minister responsible for meeting the crime […]

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Rape and House Break-in Cases Rose in 2009

14 January 2010 Kuala Lumpur Of the six task forces announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak last year, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein was assigned the crime reduction task force with the goal of reducing street crime by 20 per cent by the end of this year. Ismail reported that the crimes […]

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Penang Street Crime Rate Dropped in New Year’s Eve

3 January 2010 Penang Over a period of three days leading up to the New Year’s Eve, increased police presence helped reduced the crime rate in Penang dramatically. 4,000 enforcement personnel were activated. Penang police chief Datuk Ayub Yaakob announced that there were only 30 reported crime cases during the three days, compared to the […]

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Ops Sepadu Drives KL Crime Rate Down 19%

19 May 2009 Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur deputy police chief Senior Asst Comm (I) Datuk Abu Samah Mat said that the result of the recent campaign against crime known as Ops Sepadu has achieved a 19% drop in the city’s crime rate. He said robberies, vehicle and snatch thefts have been reduced and 2,852 people […]

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KL Crime Rate Dropped 3.5% in 2 Weeks

5 May 2009 Kuala Lumpur Since the start of the city police force’s campaign against robberies and snatch thefts two weeks ago, the crime rate in Kuala Lumpur has dropped by 3.5%. The slight drop of robbery cases reported was from 114 in the first week to 110 in the second. Snatch theft cases also […]

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