Aditya Budiman, Jakarta – The national commission for human rights (Komnas HAM) research commissioner, Sandrayati Moniaga, revealed that the police institution had been the most compla
Police & Law Enforcement
July 24, 2020
July 11, 2020
Jakarta – Police personnel occupy many positions that are not relevant to law and order. The force has a reputation for violence.
July 10, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Commissioner Otniel Siahaan has been officially stripped of his position as the Percut Sei Tuan Police Sector chief following alleged police abuse that was committed
July 8, 2020
Jakarta – A top official at the National Police's internal affairs division revealed that a large number of East Java Police officers had been reported for marital infidelity.
July 2, 2020
Jakarta – The Lokataru Legal and Human Rights Foundation says that there are two problems with the police which have developed during the era of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's admini
July 1, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on the National Police to uphold humanity and professionalism in carrying out their duty amid the ongoing COVID-
Ihsan Reliubun, Martha Warta, Jakarta – The Indonesian Muslim Students Movement (PMII) in Jakarta held a rally in front of the National Police's (Polri) headquarters on Tuesday, June 3
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has told the National Police to 'bite off' any government official with the slightest intent for misusing the Covid-19 fund
Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the police were involved in 921 cases of alleged violence and human rights violations between J
June 30, 2020
Andita Rahma, Avit Hidayat, Jakarta – Commissioner for the National Commission for Human Rights (Komnas HAM), Beka Ulung Hapsara, said that the police institution tends to neglect the
June 22, 2020
A group of local gangsters allegedly connected to notorious Jakarta-based mob boss John Kei reportedly stormed a house of gangster Nus Kei in Tangerang City yesterday afternoon, police
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have arrested infamous thug John Kei for allegedly masterminding attacks in two places that claimed a life and injured two others, months after he was rele
June 17, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Indonesia saw a spike in crime in the first two weeks of June as large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) were eased, the National Police reported on Tues
June 10, 2020
Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Indonesian National Police (Polri) spokesperson Brig. Gen.
June 4, 2020
Jakarta – The number of criminal cases in Indonesia in the 22nd week of this year, or the last week of May, soared by 16.6 percent compared to the previous week, according to the Natio
May 31, 2020
Jakarta – The Central Java Police have arrested a district police chief after he was reported to have crashed his car into a house, killing a 3-year-old girl and her 50-year-old grandm
May 15, 2020
Jakarta – An officer of the Jakarta Police is being investigated by the police's internal affairs division after a video of him showing off his gun went viral on social media.
May 14, 2020
Nina Loasana, Jakarta – A coalition of civil society groups has criticized law enforcement officials in Pekanbaru, Riau, for pursuing criminal cases against those found in violation of
April 29, 2020
Jakarta – Four women have been arrested and charged in connection to the death of a taxi driver in Bandung regency, West Java.
April 24, 2020
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – As most Jakartans are staying at home during the COVID-19 epidemic, minimarkets have become new targets of crime, the Jakarta Police have said.
April 21, 2020
Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – The National Police are planning to roll out its Idul Fitri security operation, known as "Operasi Ketupat," earlier this year after President Joko "Jokowi" Wi
April 16, 2020
April 13, 2020
A police officer in the North Sumatra capital of Medan is facing disciplinary sanctions for allegedly taking a bribe from a driver he stopped on the street and spitting on another.
April 9, 2020
Jakarta – The National Police say that crime rates across the country have dropped as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
April 8, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The National Police have vowed to back up the government's policy on large-scale social restrictions by stepping up law enforcement related to COVID-19