Police & Law Enforcement
January 19, 2022
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
Indonesian singer-songwriter-turned-actor Ardhito Pramono has been arrested for alleged marijuana use and possession today.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 – 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
February 9, 2021
Farouk Arnaz & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – A self-proclaimed Muslim preacher who was being detained for alleged defamation died for illness on Monday evening, a National Police spoke
January 27, 2021
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – Newly-appointed National Police Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo on Wednesday promised a deeper role by his institution to enforce health protocols amid the de
January 22, 2021
Devina Halim, Jakarta – The Security sector Reform Coalition says that there are three problems which need to be addressed when the sole candidate for the next police chief, Commissione
January 20, 2021
Farouk Arnaz, Markus Junianto Sihaloho, Jakarta – The House of Representatives' commission on legal and political affairs approved Comr. Gen.
January 14, 2021
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) hoped that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's decision to appoint Comr. Gen.
January 13, 2021
Carlos Ky Paath, Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has nominated Criminal Investigation Agency Head Comr. Gen.
January 8, 2021
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) on Friday officially requested President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to appoint a National Police Chief (Kapolri) candidat
December 4, 2020
Andita Rahma, Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The National Police (Polri) on Friday said it would continue to uphold Indonesia's anti-cannabis law despite the World Health Organization (WHO)
November 29, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Hengky Heselo, a native Papuan community leader in Jayawijaya District, Papua Province, appealed to the police to crack down on people and groups that launch anti-Indo
November 17, 2020
Jakarta – National Police chief Gen. Idham Azis appointed former East Java Police chief Insp. Gen M.
November 16, 2020
Jakarta – National Police chief Gen. Idham Azis removed Jakarta Police chief Insp. Gen Nana Sudjana and West Java Police chief Insp. Gen.
The National Police has removed Jakarta Metro Police Chief Nana Sudjana from his post in what was said to be a direct consequence of authorities' failure to prevent a huge turnout to Is