Development of Capacity Building Needs for Indonesian Police Officer in Law Enforcement

Kadek Wiwik Indrayanti


The study on the development of capacity building needs for police officers in law enforcement needs to be done thoroughly because of new programs that are being submitted within POLRI.  In the hope that the phenomenon of violent behavior committed by officers in duty can be reduced so that the role of  Police as a servant and protector of society can be felt by the communityThe objectives of this study are (1) to inventory and identify the laws and policies that govern the role of Police in serving and protecting people, (2) to analyze what constraints faced by police in their role, and (3) material needs model of capacity building for POLRI.The applied method is interview using questionnaire with close and open question and focus group discussion (FGD). FGDs were conducted to gain more in-depth information.The results indicate that there are laws, regulations, and policies being the basis and relevantly translated into programs to upgrade the capacity of POLRI’s members. Despite of that fact, each Police resort district has similar program from one to another. According to the police, the obstacles that they faced on duty are not significant  and it seems contradictive with their behavior.  There are some aspects which should be highlighted to improve and upgrade the performance of police officers by providing knowledge and understanding on the aspects of legal culture and implementation of human rights both within Police environment and when dealing with the community. The draft of capacity building for POLRI’s members consist of the concept of human rights, legal culture, the art of communication, and the concept of public service and protection.

Keywords: Development, Capacity Building,  Police Officer and Law Enforcement

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