History

Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation ( MCPF, Reg. No : PPM-002-14-11011993) was established on January 11th 1993 , as Non Government/Non Profit Organization. It is a chapter of the Asia Crime Prevention Foundation (ACPF), which is based in Tokyo,Japan and declared as the first chapter to be established outside Japan. The objectives of MCPF are to promote awareness in crime prevention and rehabilitation of offenders at all times. In addition to getting public participation in crime prevention efforts of the Government and other interested parties and NGO's.MCPF contribute to the enhancement of effective measures for crime prevention and treatment (rehabilitation) of offenders. The ultimate goal is peace, stability and manageable crime level in our country.

The launching of the Foundation was officiated by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia , YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed, who was the first patron of MCPF then. In conjunction with the launching of the Foundation, the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) and UNAFEI jointly organised the Seminar on "Effective Counter Measures Against Organised Crime" held between 18 and 21 January 1993. About 200 participants took part.

The first Chairman of MCPF was the Minister of Law, The Honourable Dato' Seri Syed Hamid Albar and the Deputy Chairman was the then Inspector-General of Police, the Honourable Tun Hanif Omar.The present patron is the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Seri Hj Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak.Our Chairman is YAB Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Bin Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs. The Deputy Chairman is YDH Tan Sri Dato' Sri Khalid Bin Abu Bakar, Inspector General of Police, Royal Malaysian Police.

Chairmanship of MCPF :
 

1993-1995
YB Dato’ Seri Syed Hamid Albar

1995-1997
YB Dato’ Hj Abang Abu Bakar
Acting Chairman YDH Tan Sri Rahim Noor. IGP

1997-2004
YB Dato’ Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak

2004-2008
YB Datuk Dr Maximus J.Ongkili

2008 -2009
YB Datuk Seri Hj Mohd Shafie Hj Apdal

2009 - July 2013
YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Hj Mohd Yassin

August 2013  - current
YB Dato' Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi