Implementation of Integrated Law Enforcement Center (Gakkumdu) In The Handling of Criminal General Election for 2019 in West Sumatera

Resty Listyaningrum, Yosesrwan Yosesrwan, Khairani Khairani


Gakkumdu as an integrated law enforcement center has an important role in handling election criminal acts. In Article 486 point (1) of Law Number 7 of 2017 concerning General Election, the Gakkumdu establishment is explicitly intended to equalize the understanding and pattern of handling election criminal acts by the Bawaslu, the Indonesian National Police, and the Attorney General's Office of the Republic of Indonesia. There are 2 (two) problems in this research, firstly how the function and mechanism of the Gakkumdu Center in handling 2019 Election crime. Second, how the implementation of the Gakkumdu Center function in law enforcement in 2019 Election in West Sumatra. This research approach is empirical (sociological juridical) with a statutory approach. The data was collected by interviews and studies on primary, secondary and tertiary legal materials. The results showed that first, the function of the Gakkumdu Center was to equalize the understanding and pattern of election crime handling between the Election Supervisory Body, the Police and the Prosecutor's Office with the mechanism of work starting with the receipt of reports and findings of alleged acts which allegedly constituted an election criminal act which had been regulated in the Act Law No. 7 of 2017 concerning General Elections. Second, the implementation of the function of the Gakkumdu Center in law enforcement for the 2019 Election in West Sumatra is carried out under the Election Law and Bawaslu Regulation No. 31 of 2018 concerning the Gakkumdu Center. From all findings and reports of alleged election crimes that entered the Gakkumdu Center in West Sumatra based on studies and discussions as well as plenary meetings and the results of the investigation there were 101 cases that constituted criminal acts. Of these cases, 17 cases have been tried and decided by the court. Thus, this study recommends that coordination between law enforcement officers manifested in the Gakkumdu Center be further improved for the implementation of subsequent elections so that all reports and findings can be processed and the government can increase the active role of the community in overseeing the implementation of elections because it is needed to realize quality elections .


Elections; Election Crime; Integrated Law Enforcement Centers

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