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COMMENT | Politicians will never reform the PDRM

"Police business is a hell of a problem. It’s a good deal like politics. It asks for the highest type of men, and there’s nothing in it to attract the highest type of men. So we have to work with what we get...”

- Raymond Chandler

COMMENT | In March last year, then inspector-general of police Abdul Hamid Bador when describing his frustration at the bribery going on within his organisation with the allegations made against 12 police officers said this:

“The one who takes (the bribe) is the husband, if they don’t think about the fate of the family, then they can carry on, and if they are caught, there will be no point of feeling remorse as there have been enough warnings and advice given.”

This is the problem right here with the Royal Malaysia Police Force (PDRM). All these “warnings” and “advice” for dirty cops are exactly why the security apparatus is in the state it is in.

Everyone knows that there are corrupt cops but everyone also knows that they will be advised or warned not to carry on being corrupt cops.

But why only be concerned with the rank and...

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