The Effectiveness of Maritime Surveillance to Handling Drug Smuggling by Sea in Banten Province
Banten Province is one of the provinces in Indonesia which is vulnerable to drug smuggling. Banten is included in a drug-prone area because this province has coastal areas, seafront or beaches bordering the sea which are used as drug smuggling routes by sea. Because of this, research is needed to determine the potential threats about drug smuggling that exist in Banten. This research is included in the type of qualitative descriptive research. The data collection techniques used in this research were interviews, observation, and documentation. In this study, the validity of the data was checked using a triangulation technique. Furthermore, the analysis technique used was the analysis interactive model according to Miles, et al. (2014), namely condensation, data display, and conclusions drawing/verifying. This research discusses about maritime security threats related to drug smuggling in Banten Province, which contains about the factors that cause drug smuggling, the modus of drug smuggling that occurs in Banten, drug smuggling networks in Banten, and cases of drug smuggling in Banten.
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