THE POLICE ROLE IN DRUGS ERADICATION THROUGH THE KAMPUNG TANGGUH PROGRAM (CASE STUDY OF PANDEGLANG DISTRICT, BANTEN PROVINCE)
This study aims to analyze the role and efforts of the police in eradicating drugs through kampung tangguh (resilient village) program in the jurisdiction of Pandeglang District, Banten. This research uses a normative juridical approach. Sources of data used are primary data sources and secondary data consisting of primary legal materials, secondary legal materials, and tertiary legal materials, and data collection methods was done by literature study, and interviews. Deductive data analysis involves gathering legal documents that are organized systematically, analyzing them, and then coming to a deductive conclusion. The findings reveal that the role of the Drugs Investigation Unit of the Resort Police to prevent narcotics abuse has been carried out in accordance with its role as stated in Article 15 Number 1 Letter C of Law Number 2 of 2002. Therefore, several efforts were done by means of socialization or counselling, they also create a kampung tangguh narkoba (drug resilient village), conducting simultaneous operations throughout Indonesia and conducting joint operations. As a response, both penal and non-penalized efforts are made toward the prevention and control of criminal acts related to the use of drugs. The penal effort carried out by the Police by way of prosecution is to investigate the narcotics crime case.
Drugs, Drugs Investigation Unit, Kampung Tangguh Program, Police Role