This chapter discusses and reviews the literature regarding the crime prevention initiatives and theories related to community security, focusing on CPTED evaluation and preventive program effectiveness.
2.2 History of Kampung Melayu Ampang
Kampung Melayu Ampang has a special history as an early settlement of the Malays which was gazetted in April 1964. (Article Utusan Melayu, March 7, 2015). Existence of Kampung Melayu Ampang has been a catalyst for opening several areas including Kampung Seri Tanjung, Kampung Seri Melor, Kampung Melayu addition, Taman Kosas and Taman Datuk Ahmad Razali. Kampung Melayu Ampang originally a mining area near the village which is only about 1.3 kilometers from the border of Kuala Lumpur and…show more content… There is a grocery store, a surau, multipurpose community hall and an oxidation pond. Most houses are equipped with fenced and a there are also houses that are not fenced. Adequate infrastructure such as street names, roads, clean water, electricity, telephone and playground was there. Transportation services provided surrounding Kampung Melayu Ampang such as LRT Ampang, buses, taxis and other basic features facilitated every movement of the villagers to deal even some dwellings, the villagers had to walk a little further to get to the transport…show more content… In which, the villages are susceptible things that are undesirable and can give space to unfamiliar people to the area. Nowadays, among the Kampung Melayu Ampang villagers, fear of being a crime victim causes most people to avoid dangers, or at least reduce the time of being endangered that in turn causes them to avoid presence in not only some particular places but also in most of the urban areas (Carmona & Heath Tim,