Indonesian National Police Deploy Equestrian Patrols to Secure the G20 Summit in Bali

- 10 November 2022 17:56 WIB
Police equestrian security patrols. (Photo/twitter @ragunanzoo)
Police equestrian security patrols. (Photo/twitter @ragunanzoo)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Indonesian National Police will deploy equestrian security patrols at the peak of the G20 Summit in Bali on November 15-16, 2022.

"In addition to electric vehicles used to escort the delegation, the National Police through the Directorate of Wildlife and Security Police of the Indonesian National Police have also deployed animal police to patrol ring 1 in the Nusa Dua area, Bali," said National Police Spokesperson, Police Inspector General Dedi Prasetyo in a written statement, Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

Dedi said, as many as 18 horses were prepared by several Regional Police in Indonesia. These dozen horses will later be used by patrols to ensure security around the hotel area where the delegates are staying.

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"These 18 horses come from the Bali Police, West Java, Yogyakarta, and Central Java," he said.

Furthermore, Dedi said that the horses were derived from the Netherlands. These horses have special specifications and care, including feeding.

Horses that are used after patrols will be put into buses that use air conditioning or air conditioning to keep the horses in good health and condition.

"The horse comes from the Netherlands. The specifications and maintenance are special. The horse is also quite large and is about 165-170 cm tall," he said.

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Later, these horses will be ridden by Polri personnel who have been trained in recent months. In a day, the patrol will be divided into three shifts to get around the Nusa Dua area.

"It took two or three months for personnel to ride horses to patrol around the Nusa Dua area," he said.

Previously, the National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo said, his party has prepared special personnel equipped with CCTV technology to face recognition.

This sophisticated tool will be able to monitor the data of people who are "being monitored," both from abroad and within the country.

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Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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