The Royal Malaysian Police (Abbreviation: RMP;
Malay: Polis Diraja Malaysia, PDRM;) is a part of the security forces
structure in Malaysia.
The force is a centralized organization with
responsibilities ranging from traffic control to intelligence gathering.
Its headquarters is located at Bukit Aman, Kuala Lumpur.
The police force is led by an
Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The constitution, control, employment,
recruitment, fund, discipline, duties and powers of the police force is
specified and governed by the Police Act 1967.
A leading enforcement agency of integrity, competent and committed to
work with the community.
The Royal Malaysian Police Force is committed to serve and protect the
nation and to work in partnership with the community in the maintenance of
law and order.
Ibu Pejabat Polis Diraja Malaysia
50560 Bukit Aman
Tel: 603-2262 6222
Fax: 603-2273 9602
Emergency : 603-2031 9999 / 2266 3333
Rakan Cop SMS: 32728
In carrying out its responsibilities, the regular RMP is also assisted by
a support group comprising of Extra Police Constables, Police Volunteer
Reserves, Auxiliary Police, Police Cadets and a civilian service element.
The RMP constantly co-operates closely with
police forces worldwide, which include those from the four neighbouring
countries Malaysia shares border with: Indonesian National Police, Royal
Brunei Police Force, Royal Thai Police and Singapore Police Force.
RMP is divided to 8 main departments, made up by Management Department,
Criminal Investigation Department, Narcotics Crimes Investigation
Department, Logistic Department, Internal Security and Public Order
Department (KDN/KA), Special Branch, Commercial Crime Investigation
Department and a newly formed department, Special Task Force. These
departments are headed by directors with the rank of Police Commissioner.
In general, Management Department is responsible on the management and
administration affairs of the RMP. The Criminal Investigation Department
undertake the role of criminal investigation, perform arrest and prosecute
offenders. The Narcotics Crimes Investigation Department shoulder the task
of investigating and prosecuting drug related cases. The Commercial Crime
Investigation Department areas covers the investigation, arrest and
prosecute white collar criminals while Logistic Department assists the RMP
to financial matters, supplies, weaponry and others. The Internal Security
and Public Order Department (KDN/KA) act as the force 'operational wing'.
The Special Branch's responsibility is to collect information and security