Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Crimes of Quality
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Crimes of Quality

Number of Criminal Cases on the Decline in Bali While Individual Crimes Becoming More Violent and Brazen


Bali News: Crimes of Quality
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/30/2011)

Bali police calculate the quantity of criminal cases is on the decline in Bali, counting only 5,280 cases through the end of November 2011, as compared to 5,867 cases for all of 2010.

But, while the quantity of crime may be on the decline, the quality of criminal acts is showing the reverse trend. In 2011, larceny cases with elements of violence increased 40%. In 2011 police recorded 186 cases of violent theft .

The Provincial Chief of Police for Bali, General Totoy Herawan Indra, said: “Yes, indeed in terms of quantity the number of criminal cases has declined, but the quality of crime has become more brazen. The criminals who formerly only snatched purses or wallets, now bring physical violence into play.” As a result, General Totoy recommends that the public be cautious.

Meanwhile, a separate repost in The Jakarta Globe quoted General Totoy as saying the number of crimes committed by foreign visitors is also on the increase with 88 such cases recorded in 2011 as compared to 82 in 2010.

Most crimes committed by foreigners are narcotics-related with 23 drug-related arrests in 2011, lower than the 30 arrests made for drug offenses among foreigners in 2010.

In 2011, a total of 41 foreigners died in Bali, mostly due to illness or suicide.

General Totoy also says that Bali needs more police officers, claiming the 12,000-man police force was inadequate to address the needs of Bal'si large population and huge number of tourist visitors.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Reducing Fatal Snakebites in Indonesia
Indonesia Needs to Develop a Range of Poisonous Snakebite Serum Vaccines
(11/23/2014)
Imprisoned on Appeal
Supreme Court Send Bali Lawyer Risaldy Wartuty to Prison for Fraud in a Property Deal
(11/23/2014)
Snatch Thieves, Catch Thieve
Police Arrest Two Pickpockets Operating on Poppies Lane II in Kuta, Bali
(11/23/2014)
Prisoner of Paradise
Bali’s Kerobokan Prison Bursting with Inmate While New Prison Construction in Bangli Stuck in Bureaucratic and Funding Quagmire
(11/23/2014)
Roadside Banditry
Villagers between Selat and Sideman Participating in Collection Illegal Retributions from Passing Trucks
(11/23/2014)
Where to Lunch in Bus
Too Good Not to Share: Warung Teges, Peliatan, Ubud for Outstanding Nasi Bali
(11/23/2014)
Refusing Treatment Proves Fatal for Arab Tourist
Saudi Arabian Tourist Fall Ill and Dies in Bali
(11/23/2014)
Southeast Asia’s Best Street Food in a Single Locale
Too Good Not to Share: Bali Update Editor Discovers that Sarong’s Love Affair with Indonesian Cuisine Continues to Blossom and Bloom
(11/23/2014)
Saved from the Satay Grill
Bali Water Police Rescue 51 Endangered Green Turtles
(11/21/2014)
Man of the People
President Joko Widodo Flies Economy to Attend Son’s Graduation in Singapore
(11/23/2014)
A Dozen Years for Homicide
19 Year-Old Male Prostitute who Killed American Paul Latourell Sentenced to 12 Years Prison
(11/23/2014)
Fire in Ubud
Massive Fire Destroys Clear Café and Five Nearby Homes in Ubud, Bali
(11/23/2014)
All [News]!