Subang Jaya volunteer patrol unit turns one
Volunteers took the opportunity to reflect upon the establishment of the VPU and to exchange their experiences during their patrolling rounds.
“The VPU has also helped to create awareness among residents on the need to work together with the police to combat crime.”
A new female volunteer, Faye, said she would join the next VPU patrolling after getting to know how VPU operates to deter crime in housing areas.
VPU co-founder Mak Meng Chin expressed hope that the VPU would gain momentum from year to year, and that more residents would come on board and participate in the joint patrol sessions with the police for the community’s safety.
The VPU was formed by Mak, a USJ 11 resident, and Subang Jaya municipal councillor Rajiv Rishyakaran in December 2009.
Together with the police, the unit will patrol Subang Jaya and USJ from 9am to 5pm on weekdays in two-hour shifts.
Those who are interested in joining the VPU to patrol can contact Mak at 012-383 6508 or firstname.lastname@example.org.