Synergy between the Police, TNI, Local Government, and the Community to Promote Diversity and Improve Security and National Unity in the Papua Region

  • Arief Sulaiman Police Science Studies Program, School of Strategic and Global Studies, Universitas, Indonesia
  • Chryshnanda Dwilaksana Lecturer in Police Studies, School of Strategic and Global Studies, Universitas, Indonesia
  • Abdul Muta'ali Lecturer in Police Studies, School of Strategic and Global Studies, Universitas, Indonesia
Keywords: Diversification; National Unity; Security; Synergy


The aim of this study is to explore how the Indonesian government can promote diversity and improve security and national unity in the Papua region through a collaborative effort between the Police, TNI, Local Government, and the community. This qualitative research involved data collection through interviews, observations, and document analysis. The analysis revealed three strategic approaches to addressing security issues in Papua: the soft approach, culture approach, and hard approach. The study also identified a lack of operational synergy between the TNI-Polri Task Force in responding to the KKB threat in Papua. To enhance operational synergy, the study recommends establishing mechanisms, coordination, integration, synchronization, and synergy of TNI-Polri programs. This can be achieved through increased cooperation and communication, as well as socialization via integrated coordination meetings. The study classifies the factors that contribute to synergy into organizational, policy, and operational categories, based on the level of synergy achieved.


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How to Cite
Sulaiman, A., Dwilaksana, C., & Muta’ali, A. (2023). Synergy between the Police, TNI, Local Government, and the Community to Promote Diversity and Improve Security and National Unity in the Papua Region. International Journal of Social Science Research and Review, 6(5), 436-448.