LAW ENFORCEMENT AGAINST ILLEGAL LOGGING IN INDONESIA THROUGH EFFORTS TO INCREASE THE ROLE OF THE POLICE
Mikael P. Sitanggang. 2021. Dissertation of the Doctoral Study Program in Law, Diponegoro University, Semarang. Law Enforcement against Illegal Logging in Indonesia through efforts to increase the role of the Police. The purpose of this study is to analyze: 1) What is the role of the police in handling illegal logging in Indonesia? 2) What is the criminal law policy in handling illegal logging in Indonesia. The research method used is empirical juridical with a statutory approach, concept approach, and case studies. The results showed that: 1) The implementation of forest protection and management to prevent forest destruction from illegal logging practices by irresponsible humans requires guard and supervision by authorized officials, in this case the Forestry Police (Polhut). 2) In various legal literature, the crime of illegal logging is a criminal crime that has the nature of an extraordinary crime (extra ordinary crime). Illegal logging is classified as a crime that directly violates Law No. 23 of 1997, concerning Environmental Conservation. Thus, police firmness is needed in applying criminal justice to individuals or groups involved in Illegal Logging.
Law, Illegal Abuse, Role, Policing.