Tag Archives: Indonesia

Better interviewing & interrogation

Here’s an interview with a Norwegian former homicide investigator who has studied suspect interviewing techniques around the world and applied them during his police career, starting with the UK’s PEACE model and adding strategic elements. The key is to foster … Continue reading

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UN course for female senior officers

This article reports a Female Senior Officer Command Development Course being held in Malaysia to help prepare women for command roles in UN police missions around the world. It is the second of four offerings of the course, with the … Continue reading

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ASEAN counter-terror weaknesses

This article notes increasing Islamic State terrorist activity in Southeast Asia and identifies several structural and practical impediments to developing an effective regional response through ASEAN, including slow processes, lack of practical action, and unresolved border disputes.

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Role of parliament in police governance

Here is a link to a new volume from the respected Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces on the role of parliament in police governance. The book provides and compares case studies from 8 countries in Asia … Continue reading

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Jakarta Centre’s future

The Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation was created by Indonesia and Australia in 2004 to strengthenĀ counter-terrorism capacity in the wake of the 2002 Bali bombing. Incorporating the centre within the Indonesian National Police is now being considered, but this … Continue reading

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Reforming Interpol

The Interpol General Assembly took steps during its recent meeting to address two lingering concerns: (1) tightening criteria for “red notices” so that they aren’t used for political purposesĀ and (2) improving procedures by which individuals can contest their inclusion on … Continue reading

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Interpol updates

At its annual General Assembly in Bali, Interpol declined Taiwan’s request to participate in observer status, and declined the Palestinian application to become a member state. On the sidelines, Interpol signed a cooperation agreement with GCCPOL, the new regional association … Continue reading

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