Top cop Gen. Tito Karnavian swore in six provincial police chiefs and three high-ranking National Police officials on Monday (02/01) at the National Police headquarters, South Jakarta.
National Police’s information technology division head Insp. Gen. Machmud Arifin was sworn-in as the new East Java Police chief, replacing Anton Setiadji who will enter retirement.
Machmud’s previous post will be filled by Tito’s expert staffer for social and economy affairs Insp. Gen. Prasta Wahyu Hidayat.
Insp. Gen. Eko Hadi Sutejo was sworn-in as the new National Police’s facility and infrastructure assistant, replacing Insp. Gen. Happy Kartika.
Meanwhile, National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) deputy for international cooperation Insp. Gen. Petrus Reinhard Golose will serve as Bali Police chief, replacing Insp. Gen. Sugeng Priyatno.
East Nusa Tenggara welcomed Brig. Gen. Agung Sabar Santoso as police chief, replacing Brig. Gen. Widiyo Sunaryo. Agung’s previous post as Southeast Sulawesi Police chief which will be filled by Brig. Gen. Andap Budi Revianto.
Central Kalimantan Police chief Brig. Gen Fakhrizal was officially transferred as West Sumatra Police chief, replacing Brig. Gen. Basaruddin.
Brig. Gen. Anang Revandoko will serve as Fakhrizal’s predecessor in Central Kalimantan Police.
National Police also welcomed Brig. Gen. Royke Lumowa as new traffic unit chief, replacing Insp. Gen. Condro Kirono.