Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Jobless grads as cops?

Calling all the jobless graduates there, or at least those who are interested to wear blue uniform and fight crime.

According to newsreports, the Home Ministry is calling on all unemployed graduates to become auxiliary cops to combat crime.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the Government was willing to consider special allowances for jobless graduates to serve as law enforcers until they secured better jobs.

The report noted that those who had served would be offered positions in the police force if they felt it was their calling to become law enforcer.

Hishammuddin was also quoted as sayin that the ministry was willing to listen to suggestions from the graduates on the types of policing task that they preferred to focus on.

He added that the ministry would increase the presence of tourist police in popular destinations throughout the country.