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' Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak. Our Chairman is YB Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Bin Hamidi, Minister of Home Affairs. The Deputy Chairman is YDH Tan Sri Dato' Sri Khalid Bin Abu Bakar, Inspector General of Police, Royal Malaysian Police. Besides the Chairman and his Deputy, there are 34 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.