MCPF (registration no. 1574/93 - Wilayah Persekutuan), a Non-Government Organisation, was established on January 11th 1993. It is a Chapter of the Asia Crime Prevention Foundation, which is based in Tokyo, Japan and is the first Chapter to be established outside Japan. (MCPF is also a non-profit organisation).
The launching of the Foundation was officiated by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, YABhg Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, who was also the Patron of MCPF then.
The present patron is the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Seri Hj Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak. Our Chairman is YAB Tan Sri Dato' Hj Muhyiddin Hj Mohd Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. The Deputy Chairman is YDH Tan Sri Hj Ismail Bin Hj Omar, Inspector General of Police, Royal Malaysian Police.. Besides the Chairman and his Deputy, there are 25 members in the Executive Council of MCPF, which is the highest body in MCPF. These members are prominent figures from both the public and private sectors.
The EXCO also appoints members to serve in the State Liaison Committees (SLCs) for which there is one SLC for every state within Malaysia.