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.
Police & Law Enforcement
April 22, 2021
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
Bayu Marhaenjati, Leonard A.L.
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
October 28, 2020
Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have formed a task force to hunt down begal (street robbers) targeting bicycle riders on several major streets in Jakarta.
October 27, 2020
News Desk – The National Police have denied acting arbitrarily against people who hold political views that differ from those of the government, after a recent survey suggested that the
October 26, 2020
Egi Adyatama, Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Citing the latest finding from pollster Indikator Politik Indonesia, the Indonesian National Police HQ (Mabes Polri) on Monday strongly denies polic
October 23, 2020
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) announced that it had sent a letter to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Friday, October 23, asking the President to discha