During Ceremony, Police Chief Mentioned Paris Attack

Damar Iradat    •    Rabu, 23 Dec 2015 15:40 WIB
During Ceremony, Police Chief Mentioned Paris Attack
Indonesia police (Photo: Media Indonesia)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Chief of Police, General Badrodin Haiti mentioned various disturbances abroad. He had hoped the Paris bombing and shooting will not occur in Indonesia.

"Throughout 2015, there were lots of disturbances. Abroad, there were the bombing and shooting in Paris, conducted by ISIS. Don't let it happen in Indonesia and interrupt the stability," mentioned Badrodin while addressing the personnel at the Operasi Lilin (Operation Candle) embarking ceremony in the Jakarta Police Headquarters, Jalan Gatot Subroto, Central Jakarta, Wednesday (12/23/2015).

The police will continue to observe the security situation across Indonesian regions. "The bomb explosion in Alam Sutera, intolerance act in Aceh and Papua. We should also monitor the public security situation within several regions following the heated situation after Regional Elections," Badrodin addressed.

Various threats are inevitable. The security threats from conventional crime, such as juvenile crimes or fights, illegal racing, up to the social conflicts including the terrorism and radicalism threats.

Nonetheless, the police, along with related institutions such as the Military, State Intelligence Agency and government institutions are to assist in anticipating and suppressing threats.

"The government guarantees the public (safety) in conducting the Christmas and New Year celebrations peacefully," he explained.

The security, Badrodin explained, will be on alert in facing available threats. The joint force have deployed more than 150,000 troops.

"Hopefully, the efforts we conducted together will be able to hold Christmas celebration peacefully," he mentioned.

As many as 13 Regional Police will become the first priority within the security operation. The 13 Regional Police sectors are considered prone. Meanwhile, the security on the simultaneous regional elections is still ongoing. However, the former East Java Police Chief mentioned that the operation for regional elections will not disturb the Operation Candle 2015.

"From the regional election side, there are some finished and some not. But they are only on certain spots, as it will easier for us to minimize the regional elections security with the Christmas and New Year security operation. It is not a problem, as we have split the duties on the field," mentioned Badrodin.