KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 -- The duty of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will be getting more complex in the digital world today, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.
He said based on the current development PDRM is facing conventional crimes and threats of terrorists which can be very different.
“As such, PDRM needs to combat them in strategically, firmly and effectively. The government is very satisfied with the level of professionalism and capability shown by members of the police force in carrying out the trust to keep the nation safe and peaceful.
“As the country is now under the Movement Control Order (MCO), there will be no celebration for the 213rd Police Day. I wish to express my deepest appreciation to all members of PDRM and their families over on their sacrifice during MCO,” he said.
He was speaking in conjunction with the 213rd Police Day which falls on March 25, tomorrow.
Hamzah hoped PDRM personnel would continue to give their best service to the country as the frontliners entrusted to enforce the MCO.
"I would also like to thank all frontliners with PDRM such as the Health Ministry, the Malaysian Armed Forces, the Immigration Department, the Malaysian Border Security Agency, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, the Malaysian Volunteer Corps Department and all agencies under the Home Ministry,” he said.
Hamzah was also grateful that the people understand the requirements of MCO and the overall compliance was getting better with non-compliance cases dropping.
He said also expressed his sympathy to PDRM personnel and families who were exposed and infected by COVID-19.
“On behalf of the government, I wish to record my appreciation and thanks to all members of PDRM for their sacrifice to the country,” he said.
The 213rd Police Day will be celebrated nationwide on another date with the theme “Police and the People are Inseparable”.
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