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.
Police & Law Enforcement
May 15, 2020
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
April 7, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesia's capital Jakarta has launched a special police unit to guard the burials of coronavirus victims over concerns that scared residents could try to block funerals, au
April 3, 2020
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – The National Police have instructed investigators to refrain from detaining individuals declared suspects in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the
April 2, 2020
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have dismissed Comr.
April 1, 2020
Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have urged the National Police to improve coordination with the government, the Covid-19 Task Force, the Military an
March 19, 2020
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have stopped conducting traffic raids and started ticketing less as part of efforts to curtail the rapid spread of the fatal respiratory disease COVID-19.
March 18, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The police's response to a video of 49 Chinese workers arriving in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, despite the government's travel ban to and from China in an eff
February 26, 2020
Arya Dipa, Bandung – The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) seized a huge haul of carisoprodol (Soma), known locally as "PCC", during a raid on four houses running an illicit drug manufac
February 12, 2020
Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – West Jakarta Police said they had no idea where to detain transgender celebrity Lucinta Luna, who was arrested for alleged illegal possession of drugs, unti
February 11, 2020
Ricky Gunawan, Will Doran – In late January, three members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, or GCDP, traveled to Jakarta to discuss sustainable development and advancing Indone
February 7, 2020
January 23, 2020
The lack of an explicit divine prohibition against meth led to a man, ostensibly of God, to consume the illegal drug without any apparent sense of guilt.
January 17, 2020
A 69-year-old laborer named Samirin might not have expected a prison sentence for taking a tiny bit of leftover rubber sap at a plantation he used to work at in North Sumatra.
January 13, 2020
Jakarta – The police are reinforcing five newly formed regional police units in five regencies of the restive Papua province, which has been rocked by unrest over the past few months.
January 11, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Karo Police in North Sumatra have arrested the Payung police chief for alleged involvement in a drug trafficking syndicate.
December 26, 2019
Jakarta – As an important element in our democratic state, the Indonesian Police is taking too long in putting their house in order.
December 23, 2019
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko has dismissed rumors saying President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is establishing a Solo squad in the top leadership of the Nationa