Video to Help Those Who Confused by Traffic Flow Changes in Kuta

Video to Help Those Who Confused by Traffic Flow Changes in Kuta

A video has been uploaded by Bali Police to help those confused by massive changes in traffic flow directions for Kuta and Legian. The changes has been introduced by Bali traffic police since January. This month marked the first of the traffic flow changes trial and people seem to be quite lost. Bali Coconuts reported, […]

Bali Police Report Lower Crime Rates in 2016

Bali Police Report Lower Crime Rates in 2016

The Bali Police Command has released crime statistics for 2016.

As reported by NusaBali, the highest levels of criminality were recorded in Denpasar and South Badung where thousands of criminal cases were handled by police, while the lowest rates of crime were recorded in the Police Precinct of Klungkung.

The outgoing chief of the Bali police, Inspector General Sugeng Priyanto, told the press that when seen in general terms, crime rates declined in Bali in 2016. For the period January – December 2016, there were 3,347 criminal cases reported in Bali, down from the 3,740 cases recorded in 2015.

The number of cases solved or before the courts totaled 2,269 leaving 1,078 cases unsolved or still under investigation.

Crime rates for 2016 broken down by precincts and districts in Bali:

Denpasar 1,405 criminal cases
Gianyar 341 criminal cases
Buleleng 308 criminal cases
Badung 228 criminal cases
Jembrana 187 criminal cases
Karangasem 175 criminal cases
Tabanan 152 criminal cases
Bangli 137 criminal cases
Klungkung 131 criminal cases

General Priyanto will leaves his post as Chief of Police in Bali on January 4, 2017, for a supervisory role at the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower.

While theft cases dominated the crime statistics there were 12 homicides in 2016, one less than 2015.