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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

PJ cops to get 49 motorcycles for patrolling



THE Petaling Jaya police district headquarters (IPD) will be getting 49 motorcycles from the 10,000 units announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak for the PDRM motorcycle patrol unit.

Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Arjunaidi Mohamed said to increase the effectiveness of patrolling, each station that received the motorcycles would focus on its own specific area.
“The Sea Park police station will be getting 16 units and we have chosen Section 14 as the focus area for the first phase. There will be four officers on patrol at a time in each of the three shifts,” he said.
The other stations that will be receiving the bikes are Sungei Way station, which will focus on the Mentari area and Damansara Utama station, focusing on the Bandar Utama area.      Read more ......    


Saturday, December 22, 2012

First woman mayor will fulfil her duties the best she can


MALAYSIA has a woman mayor — the first in the country. Her name is Datin Paduka Alinah Ahmad and she will take over the helm as Petaling Jaya mayor as of Jan 1, 2013.
Alinah will replace former mayor Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman, who will assume duties as the deputy state secretary.
The first question StarMetro asked Alinah, who is currently Selangor Singular Real Property Housing Board chief executive officer, was how does it feel to be Malaysia’s first woman mayor?
“This is very important to me and I shall do my best to deliver. That is my main objective,” said Alinah, 63, who is busy clearing her work schedule as CEO until end of December.
She thanked the Selangor state government for giving her the honorific appointment.
Yes, she is the first woman mayor in Malaysia, but that does not make her special, she said.
“Yes, I am a lady, but I still have to prove that I can perform my mayoral duties.”   Read more ..........    

Friday, December 21, 2012

Police Motorcycle Patrol Unit

Police officers with the Kawasaki Ninja 250 motorcycles
Thursday, 20 Dec 2012, Petaling Jaya 
Launch of Police Motorcycle Patrol Unit (URB) at Balai Polis Damansara by PJ OCPD ACP Tn Hj Arjunaidi Bin Mohamed.

The Police Motorcycle Patrol Unit has been implemented by the government in an effort to help reduce crime in the country.

16 units of Kawasaki Ninja 250 motorcycles were launched last night.

The motorcycles are equipped with a lights and siren system and also a call-set system to enable the respective district police or Bukit Aman to alert the patrol unit to a distress call. 

The unit will conduct round-the-clock patrols in teams of two in residential areas in shifts and also busy areas such as commercial areas, recreational parks and schools in addition to the regular patrolling that we are having now. 

For a start, the patrol unit will only be patrolling Bandar Utama, so SS20 will not be seeing them just yet .....

Residents and police personnel listening to briefing by OCPD
SS20 Community Police Team members
 
The Motorcycle Patrol Unit
OCPD flagging off the patrol unit
Puan Eileen Thong flagging off the patrol unit
Dato' Koh flagging off the patrol unit
Group picture with the OCPD 

 


Thursday, December 20, 2012

Petaling Jaya set to get Malaysia’s first woman mayor on Jan 1


PETALING JAYA: The Selangor Government has appointed Selangor Singular Real Property Housing Board chief executive officer Datin Paduka Alinah Ahmad (pic) as Petaling Jaya mayor effective Jan 1.
She will be the country's first female mayor.
“I believe her vast administrative experience at state and federal levels will make her an effective mayor,” said Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim who announced the appointment after chairing the weekly exco meeting.
Alinah will replace Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman who has been appointed deputy state secretary (development).   Read more ................

Friday, November 30, 2012

Security briefing by police - 29 Nov 2012

22 Nov, Jalan SS20/4, House break-in  
Owner of house returned home at about 10:30 pm to find that his door locks have been broken. On entering his home, 2 unarmed men (believed to be Chinese) with ski masks appeared. After a brief struggle, the thieves ran off with 2 bags. They were seen to have left in a white VW Golf and a BMW.


28 Nov, Stolen car found
Police found a Honda car reported to be stolen in SS17, PJ, left near the SMK Damansara Utama. The police then towed the car away.

MBPJ demolishes boom gate

PETALING Jaya City Council's (MBPJ) enforcement team recently demolished illegal barriers around the city's residential areas.

The council's team, led by Public Complaints Unit director Tengku Nazaruddin Zainudin said that they had to act on the many complaints about such illegal barriers from residents.
The 15-member team used a bulldozer to remove a boom gate in Jalan 12/16.  
According to Tengku Nazaruddin, residents' associations need to apply to the local council to get permission before they can put up any barriers.
"Our checks reveal that this neighbourhood's boom gate is illegal, hence the removal," he said, adding that the team would be doing this phase by phase in other parts of PJ.   
Read more .......  

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Petaling district tops list of dengue cases


SELANGOR has recorded 7,655 cases of dengue from January to November this year.
Health, plantation workers, poverty and caring government committee chairman Dr Xavier Jeyakumar said out of the number, 12 deaths were reported.
Petaling District tops the list with 2,149 cases, followed by Klang (2,014), Hulu Klang (1,844) and Gombak (796).
Dr Xavier also said that Klang recorded the highest number of deaths (four) while Petaling and Hulu Langat recorded three deaths each.
“Gombak and Kuala Langat had one death each. And all the cases were caused by haemorrhagic dengue,” said Dr Xavier.
He was answering a question by Phillip Tan Choon Swee (PR-Teluk Datuk) on the statistics of dengue cases according to districts in Selangor.  

Bukit Kiara supporters fretting over perimeter fencing in the park




THE waiting game for Bukit Kiara to be gazetted as a green lung continues.
Although it has been more than three months since a stop-work order was issued to all development work in Bukit Kiara, there has been no news on its green lung status — a cause that Bukit Kiara stakeholders have been fighting for a long time.
There was a public outcry on the damage caused by the construction of a perimeter fencing undertaken by the National Landcape Depart-ment (JLN). The fence was part of a project to demarcate the park.
Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Chor Chee Heung had suggested at a public discussion in Bangunan Bakti on July 31 that Bukit Kiara would be gazetted in phases as part of the land had been leased.      Read more .....   

Thursday, November 15, 2012

CCTV Footage

CCTV footage of suspicious man taking photo of house at Jalan SS20/16

Suspicious guy taking photo

A man was seen taking photos of a house at Jalan SS20/16 at about 10:41 am on Wednesday, 14 Nov.
The man was wearing a white helmet and dark-coloured long pants and jacket.
The owner of the house has captured this on his CCTV and forwarded to the police.

Please call the police immediately if you happen to see anyone taking photos of your house or your neighbour's house.



Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Sprint Highway to close for 1 year

KUALA LUMPUR: MASS Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) has announced a 12-month closure of the left-most lane of the Sprint Highway, from the Bukit Kiara junction to the Jalan Maarof junction (Kuala Lumpur bound) starting today till Nov 14 next year.



This closure will be in effect from 9am to 4pm and 9pm to 6am daily. This is to facilitate construction work for the MRT.
The lane closure is being implemented after two trials recently were found to have no adverse impact on the Kuala Lumpur-bound traffic.
The first trial was carried out for a day and second for seven days, and on both occasions the traffic was moving with slight hold-up at the point where the traffic from Kerinchi Link (Kiara) merged with traffic from Petaling Jaya on the Damansara Link.    Read more ........    

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Happy Deepavali 2012

Warmest wishes for this Festival of Lights!

Attempted robbery


Fri, 4 pm, 9 Nov

Car window smashed while being parked at Jalan SS20/1 near the pedestrian bridge. Smart tag and 2 pairs of sunglasses stolen.







Fri, 8 pm, 9 Nov
Attempted robbery at house on Jalan SS20/16. 
Father and son just reached home. They went into the house and left the front door open. 
2 men with ski mask and armed with parang then jumped over the wall.
The son ran up to his bedroom, locked the door and shouted for help. 
Burglars tried to break down the bedroom door.
Back neighbour heard the shouts and the noise, triggered the burglar alarm and called the police.
Burglars did not managed to break down the door, decided to run off on hearing the burglar alarm.
Very lucky nobody was hurt and nothing was stolen.



Friday, November 2, 2012

Meeting with the OCS


Despite the rain last night, the OCS of Damansara Utama Police Station, Insp Mohd Zul Azri together with Sgt Hamdan, Kpl Azmi and Kpl Zahrein arrived punctually at 9:00 pm to meet with some residents at the Central Zone Community Policing Cabin to discuss the security situation in SS20.

We were told that the there were no reports of criminal cases for the past 2 weeks but the police alerted us to be cautious because it’s the rainy season now and through their experience, house break-ins are very common during the rainy season.

All residents are therefore, encouraged to call the SS20 police hotline 016-6840009 whenever they see any suspicious character or activity, because if the crooks are around and they see the police patrolling, this can greatly deter them and avoid any crime from happening. But if a crime has already occurred, please call 999.

As such, residents have requested the police to increase their patrolling in SS20.

Also, if you will not be home for a few days, you can fill up a form and inform the police so that they can pay extra attention to your house when they patrol around that area. You can obtain these forms at the Central Zone Cabin or at the police station.

Residents also requested the police to check out on a group of foreign workers staying in a house on Jalan SS20/11. 

On another note, the police advised us not to withdraw money from ATM machines late at night, especially if the ATM machine is located at a quiet area. And, if after withdrawing money from the bank or ATM machine, you discovered that your car tyre has been punctured, drive straight to the nearest police station.

The residents thanked the police for spending their time to talk to them and appreciate the opportunity to bring up their security matters.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

OCS Damansara Utama

The Officer in charge of the Damansara Utama Police Station will be at the Cabin at Jalan SS20/14, tonight at 9:00 pm, Thursday, Nov 1, 2012.

If you have any issues to bring up to him, please drop by tonight at 9:00 pm.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Email the police


Selangor Police Chief - kpsel@rmp.gov.my

Selangor Deputy Police Chief - thaiiveegan@rmp.gov.my

Petaling Jaya - kpdpjaya@rmp.gov.my

POLICE chiefs in all districts in Selangor have been urged to check the official e-mails that come in from the public so as to maintain good relations and build a network for information on crime patterns.
Selangor police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Tun Hisan Tun Hamzah said all districts have an official e-mail and the public can send information or constructive suggestions on crime.
“Our men are required to read through the e-mails and filter the information for action to be taken. I want all officers in-charge of the police departments (OCPD) in the districts to check the e-mails and build a network of contacts,” he said.
DCP Tun Hisan added that the public can use the e-mail channel to seek clarification on various matters.  Read more ........  

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Be Crime Smart





TO CURB snatch thefts and pick-pockets, it is advisable not to carry large amounts of cash. Sling the handbag in front of you so you can keep an eye on it and make sure it is properly fastened or zipped.

Do not leave your wallet or handbag in the shopping basket or trolley. Check your wallet or handbag immediately if someone jostles or bumps into you. And try not to doze off while taking public transport or leave your belongings unattended.
For car break-ins
Park at well-lit areas and places that can be seen by the parking attendants.
Lock your door as soon as you get into or get off your car.  Read more .......          

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Tropicana City Mall goes pink


PETALING JAYA: THE adage, "prevention is better than cure", serves as inspiration for the aptly-designated Pink Week period which goes on until Oct 31 at Tropicana City Mall.

This campaign is being held in collaboration with Makna (The National Cancer Council of Malaysia).
Rallying to the call to raise awareness on cancer prevention, with a particular emphasis on breast cancer, the mall will host an exhibition themed My Pledge Against Cancer.
Visitors to the exhibition, open from 10am to 10pm, for the entire duration of Pink Week are also invited to participate in the numerous counseling sessions, demos and talks -- all revolving around breast cancer.   Read more ........   

Lost dog

Update 24 Oct 2012, 10pm - We have been notified that the dog has been claimed by the owner. We would like to thank Eileen for being a caring resident --- Blog Administrator.

Male dog found wandering in Damansara Kim on Saturday, Oct 20 afternoon. 
He is estimated to be around 5 years old, and is a beagle lab cross. He was wearing an old faded red collar and looking very lost. Friendly dog. 

 Please call Eileen 019-320 3875.



Sunday, October 14, 2012