| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
“TO ENSURE the effectiveness of the ‘Neighbourhood Watch Programme’, accurate information must be relayed to concerned parties under the Commanding Officer of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) in the Brunei-Muara District.”
This was highlighted by the guest of honour cum Deputy Police Commissioner, Awang Haji Mohd Jammy bin Haji Mohd Shah Al-Islam during the ‘Retreat for the Community Policing Programme, 2015’ at the Conference Room of the Mangrove Paradise Resort on December 20. Attended by some 40 RBPF officers, the event was conducted for the first time after being re-activated by the Kampong Neighbourhood Watch.
The second guest of honour was ‘strategic partner’, Acting District Officer of Brunei-Muara, Awg Misle bin Hj Abd Karim. The Assistant Commanding Officer of the Police District (Operations), Supt Mazalan bin Awg Haji Yaakub, said the retreat aimed to update and plan the Community Policing Programme for 2015, which will be measured through key-performance-indicators based on the increase and decrease of crime rate statistics, to be conducted by the Brunei-Muara Police and Station Guard Officers.
The one-day retreat also involved the presentation of four briefings namely the principles of the Police Force on the strategic level by ASP Mohd Noor; the position of crime statistics, the difference between 2013 and 2014 by District Commanding Officer of Brunei-Muara, DSP Handrie; and The methods of Japanese, Malaysian and Singapore police conducting community policing and briefing by ASP Pg Mohd Saiful Arif.