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New joint crime prevention effort by Johor and Singapore police

Published on Feb 3, 2013 8:07 PM
 
Deputy Commissioner of Police T. Raja Kumar exchanging framed crime prevention pamphlets with Datuk Ismail Bin Yatim, Deputy Chief Police Officer of Johor at the official launch of joint crime prevention pamphlets by the Singapore Police Force and The Royal Malaysia Police at Aeon Bukit Indah Shopping Centre in Johor Baru. Police on both sides of the Causeway today jointly launched a series of five pamphlets in their first cross-border crime prevention initiative. -- ST PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN

POLICE on both sides of the Causeway today jointly launched a series of five pamphlets in their first cross-border crime prevention initiative.

Targeting travellers from Singapore and Malaysia, the brochures contain police contact numbers, and safety tips to ward off theft, violent property crime, outrage of modesty and cheating scams. The fifth is a guide on prohibited items in Singapore. The initiative is spearheaded by the Jurong Police Division and the Johor Police Contingent.

"Now with the rise of Iskandar, we see an extra need to intensify our efforts, especially from the commercial standpoint. This is in anticipation of investors," said Datuk Ismail bin Yatim, Johor's deputy chief police officer, in a speech delivered at Aeon Bukit Indah Shopping Centre, Johor Baru.

From today, the pamphlets - in English and Malay - will be distributed at the Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints. There are also plans to roll them out to tourist hotspots around Johor.

 
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