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Merdeka.com – Seven thousand personnel Police will be deployed to secure the G20 Summit on the island of Bali. The personnel will be placed in many places to anticipate potential disturbances during the international celebration.

“For the upcoming summit, we plan to arrange around 6,826 personnel, we have arranged yesterday. And we received instructions from the National Police Headquarters to add 20 percent of that, so that’s about seven thousand, 20 percent of which is as a reserve force, we are a combination of the Bali Police and the National Police Headquarters,” said the Head of the Bali Police, Inspector General of Police Putu Jayaan Danu Putra, after leading the troop deployment at the Central Parking ITDC Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, Monday (12/9).

Among the deployment of security personnel is at the entrance in Bali. Such as the Benoa Harbor in Denpasar, Gilimanuk Port in Jembrana Regency, Padangbai Port in Karangasem Regency and Celukan Bawang Port in Buleleng Regency, as well as I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport in Badung Regency.

“We place our members, both open and closed, who carry out surveillance operations, routine checks and observations based on the information we receive. That’s roughly our pattern to secure Bali’s situation against contingency disturbances,” he added.

Meanwhile, regarding the prevention and prosecution of potential terror threats, the Bali Police is coordinating with the Special Anti-Terror Detachment (Densus) 88 of the National Police Headquarters.

“It is an integral part of our operation, which will take place from last December until the end of November 2022,” he explained.

He also mentioned, specifically for problems that are contingent on high-intensity crimes, the Bali Police are backed up by the National Police Headquarters and Densus 88.

“And he (Densus 88) has carried out according to its function of detecting which pockets and which people need to be watched out for. If, for example, it is considered quite vulnerable and according to Densus, action can be taken, surely action will be taken,” he said.

“The proof is that we have something small before it happens, we better make efforts before it happens. Now this has been done by Densus to carry out security activities. So it is a comprehensive activity planned from the beginning to the implementation later,” he continued.

In addition, the Bali Police has placed a number of CCTVs which are already integrated and monitored through entrances at the activity locations.

“And CCTV, not just common CCTV. But CCTV which has capabilities that have been combined with the data we have, as people suspected of being included in the recording, we can anticipate including detecting number plates that are indeed suspected that could be our material to show our readiness for security,” he said. [cob]

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