Drug Crime Cases in Indonesia in 2012

Crime statistics released by the National Police in Indonesia shows that law enforcement handled 25,561 cases of drug smuggling in 2012. The number includes both domestic smuggling and transnational cases.

The National Police handled a total of 16,138 cases of cross-border crime, which media reports state involved mostly drug smuggling incidents.

In addition to its anti-narcotics campaigns, the police force dismissed 595 personnel for various ethics violations and police corruption. 106 police officers were released due to being implicated in criminal matters, and 32 police officers were involved in drug cases.

Source:  “As transnational crime rises, police make friends overseas,” Jakarta Post, December 29, 2012.