Maintaining enforcement integrity

Mohd Sidek: 'I think prosecution powers should not be given to just anyone.' – GLENN GUAN/The Star

THE Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) is a federal statutory body gazetted in 2009 and established in 2011 to replace the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission Bill 2005. Its goal is to enhance integrity among law enforcement officers, and strengthen public confidence by investigating complaints.

This week, Sunday Star speaks to EAIC chairman Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan, who was former chief secretary to the government, on the challenges faced by the commission, and what steps are needed to effectively combat misconduct within enforcement agencies.

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