The Living Legend
Datuk Seri J.J. Raj, Jr. was a cop who had a recognized and distinguished vocation in the Royal Malaysian Police Force spreading over 30 years. He joined the Royal Malaysian Police Force in April 1947.
In 1949 he was presented as OCPD in Pagoh, Johore where he took the fight to the comrade with the ‘Tiger Squad’. Datuk Seri J.J. Raj was in Bukit Kepong police station the day preceding the occurrence and was one of the first to touch base at the scene after the assault.
This occasion occurred on 23 February 1950 and the day preceding that on 22 February, the Chinese group commended the Chinese New Year. Around then he was the Chief of Police District (OCPD) Pagoh. As the police boss he was given charge of 20 police headquarters and 20 police posts and Bukit Kepong police station is one of them. It is comprehended that the day proceeding the shocking occasions; Datuk Seri purportedly went by the Bukit Kepong police station.
He served as Police Chief in four Malaysian states and was additionally Commandant of the Royal Malaysian Police College where he was given the obligation of preparing Senior Officers from Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and other neighbouring nations. He was later named the Director of Management of the Royal Malaysian Police Force. In October 1969, he was in Sarawak as Deputy Commissioner of Police to loan backing to the recently designated Sarawakian Commissioner, Datuk Hamid Sirat. In 1973, he became the CPO of Selangor.
Datuk Seri sits on the Federal Pardons Board as counsel to His Majesty the King. He is the first Indian Malaysian who has the uncommon honour of serving ceaselessly in excess of 25 years under five Kings and three Prime Ministers, Tun Hussein Onn, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and Tun Hj. Abdullah Hj. Badawi.
Datuk Seri J.J Raj Always Says
“Old Policeman Never Fade Away, They Simply Bounce Back!”