Selangor Journal

IPCC expected to be fully operational early next year

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — The Independent Police Conduct Commission (IPCC) is expected to be fully operational early next year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Anuar Nasarah said the commission members and chairman’s selection, evaluation, and appointment are underway.

So far, 94 complaints about the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have been received under Section 25 of the IPCC Act.

“The standard operating procedure for handling complaints will be decided after the appointment of commission members is finalised. We have acknowledged all the complaints and classified them for action to provide justice for all parties involved,” he said.

Shamsul was speaking during the committee-level debate wind-up on the Supply Bill 2024 for the ministry.

Regarding the 24,000 technical support equipment, including bodycams for PDRM and its various agencies, he said the Proof of Concept Evaluation Meeting was held on October 26 and will be finalised by the ministry’s Procurement Board at the end of this month.

“The bodycams will be used by PDRM personnel in the field, particularly by the Mobile Patrol Vehicle (MPV) units and the Motorcycle Patrol Units in 157 district police headquarters nationwide,” Shamsul said, adding that RM30 million has been allocated to acquire the equipment.

The Supply Bill was then passed with a majority voice vote before the sitting was adjourned to Monday (November 20).

— Bernama

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