Local colours for Indonesian National police

Meliala, Adrianus (2002) Local colours for Indonesian National police. Policing and Society, 12 2: 153-191. doi:10.1080/10439460290020163


Author Meliala, Adrianus
Title Local colours for Indonesian National police
Journal name Policing and Society   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1043-9463
1477-2728
Publication date 2002-06
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1080/10439460290020163
Volume 12
Issue 2
Start page 153
End page 191
Total pages 9
Editor M. Innis
Place of publication New York, N.Y. U.S.A.
Publisher Routledge
Collection year 2003
Language eng
Subject C1
370102 Social Policy and Planning
750103 The professions and professionalisation
Abstract As a result of the local autonomy program that commenced in Indonesia in Jan 2001, there is a concern regarding the applicability of the formalized model of security & the possibility of that being replaced by a local community-based security model. This rather informal security model is then promoted to be the only form of security used between societies & the nation. However, this model does not solve the problem because of widespread corruption, collusion, & nepotism, & the many limitations of the Indonesian National Police (Polri), a police department that has a mediocre & generalized level of service. In relation to autonomy, the effort of empowering the police units from the regional police down will bridge the gap between the people's ability to protect themselves & the limitations of those that are sworn to uphold the law. 17 References. Adapted from the source document.
Keyword Autonomy
Police
Local Policing
Indonesian Police
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collection: School of Political Science and International Studies Publications
 
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