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History:

The installation of CCTVs project in Ipoh city was initiated after working papers on the Safe City Implementation Programme was presented to the Cabinet on 14 July 2004. The crime prevention strategy was formulated following a number of discussions with various Departments/Agencies (particularly PDRM), Institutions of Higher Education and Non-Governmental Bodies such as the MCPF, FOMCA and REHDA.

One of the proposals was the installation of CCTVs in areas with high street crime rates. In achieving the intended aim, 25 LAs, including the Ipoh City Council, were selected to install 496 CCTVs. The Ipoh City Council received 24 units.

Objective:

To fulfil the initiative of the National Key Result Area (NKRA) in reducing crime, particularly street crime, throughout the country. The use of CCTV can be optimised through careful planning, efficient management and continuous monitoring to improve safety.

Operation:

The CCTV control rooms are located one each in the MBI Enforcement Office and IPD Operations Room in Ipoh. The control rooms operate 24 hours a day. Cooperation between the two agencies has made the optimisation in the use of CCTVs in Ipoh a success.

Location:

1  Sultan Iskandar Roundabout, Taman DR
2  Lorong Istana (Behind SUK)
3  Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil
4  Jalan Sultan Idris
5 Jalan Perhentian/Jalan Lahat Intersection
6  Jalan Sunway to Tambun (Illegal Racing)
7  Motorcycle Parking Lot at Padang Polo
8  Motorcycle Parking Lot at Central Market, Ipoh
9  Motorcycle Parking Lot at The Store (Pekan)
10  Jalan Taman Win Onn / Jalan Kuala Kangsar, Ipoh
11  Jalan Taman Jati – Carsem Jelapang
12  Motorcycle Parking Lot at Yik Foong Complex
13  Parking Area beside Greentown Business Centre
14  Car Park at Greentown Mall (Rear)
15  Tesco (Jalan Medan Ipoh 2)
16  Persiaran Tugu Greentown
17  Gerbang Malam
18  Perak State Tourism Centre
19  Waller Court Flats
20  Kinta Height Flats
21  Jalan Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah (In front of Istana Kinta)
22  Parking Area Sport Complex
23  Memory Lane
24  Sultan Abdul Aziz Area

Photos: CCTV Control Centre