Crime level-of-Makassar-Ranking first-in-southern Sulawesi
By Eka Judge
on March 15, 2016 at 21:30 GMT
Makassar City, known as the City of Daeng turned out to be a haven for criminals. It was based on the high incidence of Crime that occurred in the city.
Based on data from the Regional Police (Polda) Sulselbar summarized from January to February 2016, the crime rate that occurred in Makassar increased. Until February 2016 alone, the number of violent crimes, there were 378 cases.
The figure puts Makassar in the first rank compared to other regions in the province. Crimes recorded consisted of severe abuse cases, murder, theft by weighting, theft with violence, motor vehicle theft, theft of livestock to drug cases.
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Next follow-Palopo City that record the occurrence of criminality as many as 37 cases. Next is the City of Wajo common as many as 33 criminal cases in the past two months.
The next position occupied by Pinrang City with 30 cases, Luwu Utara District with 28 cases, and Sidrap reached 21 cases. Furthermore, the District-Barru recorded 19 cases, and underneath there Bulukumba which recorded 16 cases, and then District of Bone who noted 13 cases.
While the figures for other areas of crime, which is still controlled under the number 10. Among them was the Selayar District, Jeneponto, Tana Toraja, Enrekang, Takalar and East Luwu.
Based on data released by the High Court of South Sulawesi recently, the Street Crime rate in the city of Makassar in 2015 to reach the number of 492 cases.
Not only police, but also takes the role of society to deal with it. Resort Police Chief Big City (Kapolrestabes) Makassar Police Commissioner Rusdi Hartono said, crime is the product of society, so the handling should involve the community.
"Crime is also based on the behavior of small, for example, initially only intended to get-togethers course, then move on to other activities such as drank and the like until tails criminal behavior," said Rusdi in the public discussion Makassar Must Safe in District Panakukang, Makassar, South Sulawesi Thursday, October 15, 2015.
Rusdi hope, to all policy makers to find appropriate solutions in dealing with the crime.
"Let us together find a solution to handle this criminal chaotic and I are committed to creating Makassar to be safe," he said.
Mui Irwan legal observers, adding, criminal acts of this street violence in law is called theft. The offense can be considered a criminal.
"So that the law enforcement agencies are already supposed to be firm in handling the case. Moreover, it has entered the phase disturbing community psychologist," he said.
Need Role of Civil Society
Deputy Mayor of Makassar Syamsu Rizal also said street crime that is currently rife in Makassar city is not just a problem to be solved by the police and city government, but it also requires the participation of all elements of society.
Community participation may include providing information to the police or the government. Maintain security in an environment where living and to supervise the behavior of children in the family. "The role of parents is also very important, how in the family is able to provide good education and keep an eye on children's behavior," said Rizal.
In addition, he appealed to all Principal in the city of Makassar to supervise the behavior of their students. One of them with a raid luggage of students in the school. "Once it was raided, some carry a bow, but not anymore. But that does not mean we stop inspecting, it should be sustainable," he said.
He said various efforts have been made of Makassar City Government in addressing the roots of the problem. Including moving the functions of the leader of the local area as a controller in the public realm, forming a security team of the local area, provide skills training to the community, creating jobs and improving social security.
According to Rizal, street crime is already a crime that occurred nearly in major cities in Indonesia, particularly in Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi. Therefore, the efforts of the police to shoot straight to the offender is expected to get a deterrent effect.