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June 20, 2022

UCA News - June 20, 2022

UCA News reporter, Jakarta – A senior police officer in Indonesia's Christian-dominated North Sumatra province has issued a public apology to a priest he stopped and berated for trying

June 16, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - June 16, 2022

It appears that it takes a viral video for road laws to apply equally to all Indonesians, after sanctions are finally being handed out for a clear traffic violation involving a ministry

June 10, 2022

Kyodo News - June 10, 2022

Jakarta – An Indonesian business partner of a Japanese COVID-19 subsidy fraud suspect said Thursday he felt sorry and shocked over the man's arrest earlier this week.

June 7, 2022

Associated Press - June 7, 2022

Achmad Ibrahim and Edna Tariganjune, Jakarta, Indonesia – A middle-rank Indonesian army officer is being stripped of his military title after he was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison

May 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 28, 2022

Jakarta – The National Police on Friday named 14 suspects in the ongoing investigation into pyramid scheme-style investment app DNA Pro after thousands of users reported financial losse

April 14, 2022

UCA News - April 14, 2022

A report on human rights released by the United States government highlights the problems with police in the Catholic-majority country of Timor-Leste, such as violence against civilians

April 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 13, 2022

Stefani Wijaya, Chairul Fikri, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police announced on Wednesday they have arrested three men accused of attacking social media activist Ade Armando during a rally two

April 6, 2022

Tempo - April 6, 2022

Pribadi Wicaksono, Jakarta – The Yogyakarta government in tandem with the regional police mobilized a neighborhood watch program dubbed 'Jaga Warga' following rising cases of street gan

March 23, 2022

Tempo - March 23, 2022

Sahat Simatupang, Jakarta – The North Sumatra Regional Police claimed there was no involvement of police officers in the death cases in the human cage belonging to the inactive Langkat

February 11, 2022

Tempo - February 11, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The National Police have pledged to increase the human rights consciousness of police officers through education and training.

January 27, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - January 27, 2022

The Jakarta Metro Police has carried out a raid at the office of an unregistered online lender in Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK), apprehending 99 people during the operation.

January 26, 2022

UCA News - January 26, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Six police officers in Timor-Leste have been arrested for allegedly killing a man and injuring two others in a case that has sparked calls for reforms within the c

January 19, 2022

January 14, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - January 14, 2022

In today's News So Crazy You Won't Believe It Happened, police in Yogyakarta have apprehended a man who allegedly stole traffic lights in the city with the intention of selling them onl

January 12, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - January 12, 2022

Indonesian singer-songwriter-turned-actor Ardhito Pramono has been arrested for alleged marijuana use and possession today.

Tabloid JUBI - January 12, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi – The National Police Headquarters has changed the operation of the Nemangkawi Task Force to the Cartenz Peace Operation, which will start operating at the end of January

January 2, 2022

Tempo - January 2, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Attorney General Sanitiar Burhanuddin, in a written statement on Saturday, affirmed that the Attorney General's Office had handled 147,624 criminal cases ou

December 28, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - December 28, 2021

A woman in Bekasi, West Java had to act and catch her daughter's molester by herself due to alleged police inaction, winning praise for herself and public condemnation against law enfor

December 12, 2021

Jakarta Globe - December 12, 2021

Chairul Fikri, Tangerang – Police raided a warehouse in Tangerang just south of Jakarta on Friday evening and seized nearly 43,000 bottles of fake motorcycle engine oil.

December 3, 2021

Antara News - December 3, 2021

Desca Lidya N, Nabil Ihsan, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has instructed government officials to correct the decline in the national democracy index and public satisfaction w

December 1, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - December 1, 2021

Further proving that the mighty durian is a valuable commodity in Indonesia, a traffic cop was filmed receiving a bribe of the thorny fruits in exchange for not writing a ticket, in an

November 30, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - November 30, 2021

The Jakarta Metro Police has confirmed that one of its officers was involved in a shooting in Bintaro, which killed one person and injured another.

October 26, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - October 26, 2021

An Indonesian cop who was assaulted by his own boss over a trivial matter may himself face sanctions for exposing the incident to the world.

October 21, 2021

Tempo - October 21, 2021

Rahmat Amin Siregar, Jakarta – Indonesian National Police (Polri) Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo announced that he will not hesitate to punish on-duty police personnel who commit legal viol

October 18, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - October 18, 2021

A woman in Parigi Moutong regency, Central Sulawesi claims she was lured into having sex with the region's police chief under a false promise that he would free her jailed father.

October 17, 2021

CNN Indonesia - October 17, 2021

Jakarta – The police have again come under public scrutiny for committing repressive and violent acts after a police officer threw a student to the ground during a protest action in Tan

October 15, 2021

CNN Indonesia - October 15, 2021

Yogyakarta – Scores of students and protesters from various civil society groups held a demonstration in front of the Yogyakarta provincial regional police headquarters in Sleman on Fri

October 14, 2021

Tempo - October 14, 2021

M Yusuf Manurung, Ayu Cipta, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia executive director Usman Hamid in a written statement on Wednesday condemns the incident that saw a police personn

Coconuts Jakarta - October 14, 2021

Police brutality is all well and good if the cop apologizes afterwards seems to be the most apt interpretation of how authorities in Tangerang Regency handled an outrageous incident tha

Suara - October 14, 2021

M. Aribowo, Suara North Sumatra – A video showing a police officer hitting a youth until they fall to the side of the road in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra has gone viral.

October 11, 2021

Tempo - October 11, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesia Police Watch (IPW) argued that the viral social media hashtag saying that filing a police report would be pointless (#PercumaLaporPolisi) should be

September 24, 2021

Tempo - September 24, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Panel of Judges of the Central Jakarta District Court sentenced Major General (ret.) Kivlan Zen to four months and 15 days of imprisonment for the case of illegal

August 25, 2021

Coconuts Bali - August 25, 2021

A local resident has come forward to offer his side of the story following a viral video showing uniformed military officers assaulting two civilians in Bali's Buleleng regency, claimin

August 12, 2021

Jakarta Globe - August 12, 2021

Grace Nadia Chandra, Chairul Fikri, Tangerang, Banten – The police have named a pregnant 30-year-old woman as the prime suspect in the burning shophouse case that killed three people on

August 9, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 9, 2021

Police in Bogor, West Java have launched an investigation into allegations that lenders forcibly took a woman's grandkids as collateral after her debt for medical bills mounted.

July 15, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - July 15, 2021

Footage of Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) officers hitting a married couple during a raid in South Sulawesi has sparked anger across Indonesia, prompting fresh discussions about the us

July 8, 2021

Tempo - July 8, 2021

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Dozens of Presidential Security Detail (Paspampres) personnel reportedly flocked the West Jakarta Police borough on Wednesday evening intending to look fo

June 28, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - June 28, 2021

Sangihe Islands Deputy Regent Helmud Hontong died due to an illness, police said, after an autopsy ruled out foul play despite the suspicious circumstances in which he died.

June 26, 2021

Jakarta Globe - June 26, 2021

Jakarta – Murder fugitive Hendra Subrata was flown to Jakarta on Saturday to serve his jail term after eluding justice for around 10 years, during which he stayed in Singapore.

June 16, 2021

CNN Indonesia - June 16, 2021

Jakarta – Recent moves by police to aggressively arrest preman (street thugs, petty criminals) in various cities around the country will not be able to resolve the age old problem of pr

June 11, 2021

Tempo - June 11, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo in a statement encouraged every police personnel to help eradicate street thugs (preman) and gang-related

April 22, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - April 22, 2021

Indonesian actor Jeff Smith has become a hero for marijuana advocates in the country thanks to his ballsy defense of the maligned narcotic plant in front of cops.

April 16, 2021

Tempo - April 16, 2021

Gerin Rio Pranata, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police (Polri) under the command of Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo has launched a mobile app touted as 'Propam Presisi' –

April 12, 2021

Kompas.com - April 12, 2021

Maharani, Jakarta – Indonesian police (Polri) chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo launched TV Polri and Radio Polri at the national police public relations division building in Jakarta o

April 7, 2021

Agence France-Presse - April 7, 2021

Bandung, West Java – A district court in West Java has handed death sentences to a gang of more than a dozen drug traffickers, including an Iranian couple and a Pakistani man, the prose

April 4, 2021

February 25, 2021

Tempo - February 25, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police Internal Affairs (Propam) immediately issued a ban against policemen consuming alcohol following a bloody incident where a police personnel i

Jakarta Globe - February 25, 2021

Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – An off-duty officer has been named suspect for the deadly shooting at a West Jakarta bar that killed three people, including a soldier, and injured one perso

February 19, 2021

UCA News - February 19, 2021

Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – Prosecutors in Indonesia have sought a 10-year jail term for a man accused of attempting to kill a 44-year-old Saudi-born Muslim cleric last year.

February 16, 2021

UCA News - February 16, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A human rights group in Indonesia has called for changes to provisions in the criminal code dealing with detaining suspects following more than 100 reported cases