Malaysian Police or Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM)
Malay, is a main branch of security forces in
Malaysia. The force is a centralized organization that has
a gamut of roles that ranges from traffic control to
intelligence. Our headquarters is located in Bukit Aman,
Kuala Lumpur. The Royal Malaysian
Police force is led by an Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
The modern police
Malaysia started in
25 March 1807
when a police force was established in Penang. Most of the officers were of
British origin. Soon, several similar organizations were
introduced to the
Straits Settlements and states. These organizations,
however, were not integrated and were independent of each other.
This changed after
World War II; police forces all across Malaya were
streamlined and placed under a single administration. That
administration was known as the Civil Affair Police Force.
Malayan Emergency that took place from 1948 till 1960, the
force along with the military played a huge role in defeating
communist insurgency. In
July 24, 1958,
the organization was renamed as the Royal Federation of
Malayan Police. Upon the formation of Malaysia in 1963, it
was renamed to its current name.
contingent force is ready to serve the nation with its "Friendly,
Fast and Right" motto.
Royal Malaysian Police
Headquarters, 50560 Bukit Aman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia