The police are meant to protect and to serve the rakyat but recently, there has been news surfacing depicting police brutality.
Despite having one of the toughest jobs in Malaysia that can easily affect one’s psyche, Malaysian police do not have to go through a mental health screening before joining the force.
Due to this, it has led to some unsavoury incidents that are either a result of a bloated sense of superiority or lack of remorse.
The proposal for such evaluation was brought up by Ramli Mohd Nor (BN-Cameron Highlands) who is a former police officer.
He said, “As far as I know, in my 34 years in the police force, no prior mental evaluation is carried out on candidates. It is very pertinent and important…