Jakarta – The siege of police headquarters in Medan, North Sumatra by some 40 military soldiers last week shows not only the continuing sibling rivalry between the two forces since thei
Armed Forces & Police
August 14, 2023
March 19, 2022
Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence's (KontraS) data showed that 52 people died in unlawful killing cases, or extrajudicial killing, do
November 29, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Papua Police Chief gen. Marthinus D.
May 25, 2021
Jakarta – At least 17 soldiers have been slapped with dishonorable discharge after they were found guilty of attacking a police station in East Jakarta, the Indonesian Military said in
May 1, 2021
Neo Chai Chin and Lewa Pardomuan, Jakarta – He was tortured, underwent forced labour and had to eat mice, snakes, lizards and snails to survive.
September 17, 2020
Jakarta – The National Military Police Headquarters (Puspom TNI) has named nine more Indonesian Military (TNI) members as the suspects in an attack against the Ciracas Police Station in
September 10, 2020
Jakarta – Fifty-six personnel of the Indonesian Military (TNI) have been named suspects for alleged involvement in an attack on the Ciracas Police Station in East Jakarta on Aug.
September 3, 2020
Jakarta – Authorities have named 29 Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel suspects over an attack on the Ciracas Police Station in East Jakarta and the destruction of public property on S
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – The government, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the National Police need to make a serious effort to settle years of rivalry between the security and law and
August 31, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) is set to dismiss its personnel found to have been involved in a recent attack on the Ciracas Police station in East Jakarta, Army chief of staff
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas) Governor, retired military general Agus Widjojo, argues that the attack that targeted East Jakarta's Ciracas Polic
August 30, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto revealed that three TNI soldiers had admitted to having vandalized several vehicles during an attack on
August 29, 2020
Antara, Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – A police office in Ciracas, East Jakarta came under attack by more than 100 people early on Saturday and investigation revealed that a soldier was re
February 28, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A number of Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel armed with rifles, allegedly assaulted the Pahae Julu Police headquarters in North Tapanuli regency, North Suma
June 13, 2018
Jakarta – Indonesia Army spokesperson Brig. Gen.
June 11, 2018
Jakarta – Two police officers, Second Brig. Bimo Yudho Prasetyo and Second Brig. Feri Saputra, were allegedly attacked by military officers in Cijantung, East Jakarta, on June 9.
March 5, 2016
Nani Afrida, Jakarta – Apparently exploiting loopholes in monitoring mechanisms, a former high-ranking Defense Ministry official is alleged to have embezzled budget funds during his four-year tenur
March 3, 2016
Safrin La Batu and Nani Afrida, Jakarta – A police officer from the East Jakarta Police was shot in the thigh on Tuesday night after he and three of his friends exchanged gunfire with an officer fr
March 2, 2016
Jakarta – The chief of Jakarta Police has blamed a Tuesday night gunfight between a navy officer and four police officers in East Jakarta was caused by a misunderstanding.
March 1, 2016
Jakarta – Indonesian Military (TNI) chief Gen.
January 29, 2016
Ayomi Amindoni, Jakarta – The frequent conflicts between military and police personnel that occurred last year and in previous years have become a concern for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who ha
Ayomi Amindoni, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is ordering the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the National Police to collaborate in supporting the government's priority projects, as part o
February 12, 2015
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed Government Regulation (PP) Number 2/2015 on the handling of social conflicts.
February 11, 2015
Nani Afrida, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) revealed on Tuesday its readiness to start a security operation to deal with the terror threat in Poso, Central Sulawesi.
Nani Afrida, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) has revealed that it has agreed to start a joint training program with the National Police for officers from the two corps as part of efforts to
October 16, 2014
Jakarta – Two police officers in Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan, were beaten by members of the Indonesian Military on Tuesday, after a routine traffic stop escalated into a full-on
Nethy Dharma Somba, Jakarta – The National Police have withdrawn 60 Mobile Brigade (Brimob) members from Pirime, Lanny Jaya regency, Papua, and moved them to Jayapura following a clash
October 15, 2014
Yeremia Sukoyo & Banjir Ambarita, Jakarta/Jayapura – The Indonesian Military and National Police continue to blame each other for last month's Batam altercation between the rival fo
September 30, 2014
Rendra Saputra, R. Jihad Akbar – Army chief of staff (Kasad) General Gatot Nurmantyo says that communist ideas are continuing to grow in the fatherland.
September 25, 2014
Fadli, Batam – A military official with the Wira Pratama Regional Military Command in Batam has said Army headquarters has decided to replace Regional Military Command chief Brig. Gen.
September 24, 2014
Jakarta – Speculation is growing that the altercation between police officers and members of the military in Batam on Sunday, which led to the wounding of four soldiers, occurred becaus
September 23, 2014
The brawl between some members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and police officers was allegedly triggered by an incident that took place during an attempt to raid a suspected illegal
Yuliasri Perdani, Jakarta – The brawl between Riau Islands Police officers and soldiers from the Army's Infantry Battalion 134 Tuah Sakti in Batam on Sunday has exposed disciplinary pro
March 9, 2013
Ansyor Idrus and Ridwan Max Sijabat, Jakarta – The clash between members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the National Police in Ogan Komering Ulu in South Sumatra has sparked calls
March 7, 2013
Farouk Arnaz – Soldiers in South Sumatra attacked a police station on Wednesday, torching the building and giving 16 inmates a chance to escape, in the latest incident of police-militar
July 31, 2012
A bill governing service in the military reserves is not likely to pass this year due to public resistance, but could be approved next year, the Defense Ministry says.
July 26, 2012
Jakarta – The government says that it expects to recruit 20,000 to 25,000 more police officers, half of whom will be trained later this year.
May 16, 2012
Ulma Haryanto – Between murky business practices, corruption and fighting with each other, the military and the police seem to have little time for improving their professionalism.
May 3, 2012
Bayu Marhaenjati & Markus Junianto Sihaloho – A brush between his car and a motorcycle prompted an Army captain to pull out his gun and fire it into the air before striking the bike
May 1, 2012
Farouk Arnaz – An internal trial for nine Gorontalo Police officers involved in the shooting of military personnel that left one of the latter dead has delivered seemingly mild sentence
April 28, 2012
Andi Hajramurni, Makassar, South Sulawesi – Nine Mobile Brigade (Brimob) officers with the Gorontalo Police were named suspects in a shooting incident involving members of Brimob and th
April 26, 2012
Markus Junianto Sihaloho – A House of Representatives commission chairman on Wednesday called on the government to address the jealousy between soldiers and police, which he said was at
April 24, 2012
Gorontalo – Indonesian Military and police personnel signed a peace agreement during a reconciliation ceremony in Gorontalo after clashes between the two rival groups in the northern Su
April 23, 2012
Jakarta – Six members of the Army Strategic Reserves Command (Kostrad) and two members of the Gorontalo Police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob) were injured on Sunday in what appears to be the
November 18, 2011
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Sumatra Police have acknowledged that gambling remains rife in various regions across the province due to the protection afforded to gambling practice
January 22, 2011
Armando Siahaan & Markus Junianto Sihaloho – President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Friday demanded that leaders of both the Indonesian Armed Forces and the National Police to clear
January 19, 2011
Markus Junianto Sihaloho – The Indonesian Armed Forces on Wednesday kicked off a two-day national leaders' meeting to evaluate its performance last year and to decide on the military's
January 18, 2011
Markus Junianto Sihaloho & Dessy Sagita – The military says it wants to serve as a model of discipline and good conduct for the country and its battered legal system.
December 7, 2009
Matt Crook, Dili – The UN mission in East Timor needs to hand over formal control of the country's national police force as soon as possible to avoid doing irreparable damage, according
May 15, 2009
Dili, East Timor – UN police returned control of a district to East Timorese police Thursday for the first time since bloody clashes threatened to plunge the country into civil war in 2