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.
Police & Law Enforcement
March 19, 2020
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
December 14, 2019
Jakarta – Starting next week, the Jakarta Police are set to equip their patrol officers with body cameras.
December 6, 2019
Indonesia may have some of the harshest drug laws in the world, but new data showed that millions still consume illegal narcotics in the country.
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – National Police chief Gen. Idham Azis has appointed President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's former adjutant, Insp. Gen.
November 29, 2019
November 26, 2019
Jakarta – The North Jakarta Police force is preparing a special program for its overweight officers to help them lose weight so they can be healthy and perform their jobs better.
November 22, 2019
Friski Riana, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko said he was against the idea voiced by the House of Representatives' (DPR) Law Commission to dissolve the National Narcotic
November 21, 2019
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Head of the National Police Headquarters' public information officer, Grand Commissioner Asep Adi Saputra commented on the statement made by DPR legislator Trim
November 19, 2019
Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – A middle-ranking police officer has been demoted by the order of the National Police Chief Idham Azis, who was reportedly angered by the subordinate natting awa
November 12, 2019
Jakarta – Two separate acid attacks have been reported within a week of each other in West Jakarta. The police are still investigating the incidents.
November 6, 2019
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have arrested an Indonesian businessman named Giovani, his girlfriend Nola Aprilia and four police officers for allegedly conspiring to kidnap and to extor
November 1, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano and Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated on Friday Gen.
October 31, 2019
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) staffer of monitoring and documentation bureau, Rivanlee Anandar, pointed up the appointmen