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Police Brigadier taking his own life

It’s been a tragic week for police in Bali. Besides losing North Kuta Police Brigadier Anak Agung Putu Sudiarta to an arrest gone horribly wrong, another Bali police officer died, taking his own life. Bali Police have confirmed that Brigadier Made Suartawan, 33, a member of the Karangasem Police Narcotics Unit, shot himself in the forehead in the early

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Bali hotels need training to detect terror

The police have urged people working in the hospitality industry of Bali to help in the early detection of terrorist threats and thereby secure Bali's status as a global tourism destination. Bali Police chief Insp. Gen. Sugeng Priyanto called for the preparedness of all human resources at hotels and restaurants on the popular holiday island. "A security

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Bali police see tourists as ATMs

Bali police confess to extorting Australian partygoers Applying for a job as a policeman in Bali is not as simple as filling in a form. You may need to pay $50,000 or more just to be hired. The exact amount varies by how much you'll be able to extract during your career in bribes and kickbacks, so not surprisingly, buying a job in a "wet" area – such as

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