Executive Protection - Denpasar Bali Indonesia


COUNTRY LOCATION:

DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA (capital: Jakarta) consists of over 17,000 islands located in Southeast Asia. Tourist facilities are widely available in major areas. The official language is Bahasa Indonesia. English is not widely spoken outside major tourist areas.

REGIONAL THREATS:

Terrorism is a HIGH concern in the city that is driven by ethnic, religious, nationalist, separatist and political elements. The security situation is HIGHLY unpredictable in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

KNOWN TERRORIST GROUPS:

Jemaah Islamiya (JI)

Front for Defenders of Islam

Mujahideen KOMPAK

Anti-Communist Command

Laskar Jihad

South Maluku Republic (RMS)

Komando Jihad (Indonesian)

South Moluccan Suicide Commando

Free Papua Movement (OPM)

Kumpulan Mujahidin Malaysia (KMM)

Nusantara Islamic Jihad Forces

Free Aceh Movement (GAM)

Free South Moluccan Youth's

Mujahideen Division Khandaq

Runda Kumpalan Kecil (RKK)

POPULATION AWARENESS:

HIGH and growing population is overstraining the natural resources in the city. HIGH population density

and other characteristics influence the criminal and

terrorist activity in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

CITY ENVIRONMENT:

Attitudes of the people, the political environment and

the economic situation are MODERATELY stable and

create an atmosphere MODERATELY conductive to the

pursuit of business in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

CULTURAL AWARENESS DATA AND CITY PROFILE:

The city's character is reflected in the populations' activity, attitude and philosophy. The makeup of the city's populace comes from the following denominational groupings and subgroups.

Nationality:

Indonesian.

Ethnic groups:

Javanese 45%,

Sundanese 14%,

Madurese 7.5%,

coastal Malays 7.5%,

other 26%.

Religions:

Muslim 88%,

Protestant 5%,

Roman Catholic 3%,

Hindu 2%,

Buddhist 1%,

other 1% (1998).

Languages:

Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects, the most widely spoken of which is Javanese.

CITY LOCATION:

Location: DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA

Latitude: S0844.9

Longitude: E11510.0

INTERNAL CITY THREAT ASSESSMENT:

TERRORISM OVERVIEW:

The city has a HIGH population that engages in and/or support individuals or organizations in conducting a terrorist activity. HIGH elements of the population may pose a significant terrorist threat.

EXPLANATION:

Single-source intelligence DO indicate a HIGH possibility of terrorist attack in the near future. Counter-terrorist listening stations have received a HIGH degree of mobile telephone "chatter" between suspected terrorists with reference and/or within the geographical region. There is NOTHING actionable at this time, and the terrorist risk remains HIGH.

CRIME OVERVIEW:

The social conditions help foster HIGH criminal activity in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

This includes a HIGH population growth and poor socio-economic conditions. Homicide and random violence is HIGH, as well as poverty-driven crime such as robbery, pick pocket and hold up incidents.

THREAT SUMMARY:

Indonesian authorities warned of an increased possibility for terrorist attacks and announced temporary increases in security around places of

worship. Reports indicate that terrorists are in the advanced stages of planning attacks against visiting executives in INDONESIA.

Crime is HIGH in INDONESIA. Armed robberies are being reported daily and criminals are increasingly using weapons. Petty crime including pickpocketing and forced cash withdrawals from ATM machines remains a serious concern.

Visiting Executives that protests and

demonstrations occurs throughout DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA without prior notice. While such events are normally peaceful, they can escalate into violence quickly and without warning.

Visiting executives should keep car doors locked and windows rolled up at all times. ONLY Use reputable taxis from major hotels or booked in advance by phone.

DANGEROUS CITY LOCATIONS:

The majority of areas located within the tourist boundaries of the city are HIGH crime locations. This includes widespread robbery, street mugging, assault and murder. The key congregation points in the city should be avoided or HIGH security protocols followed.

SPECIFIC DANGERS:

The city center has a HIGH crime rate and is considered a HIGH-risk destination. The environment contains HIGH levels of armed crime and terrorism in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

HEALTH HAZARDOUS:

According to the CDC and WHO, there is a MODERATE increased risk of exposure to travel-related infectious disease in this country. Consult your personal physician prior to departure.

POLICE OVERVIEW:

The police have only MODERATE control of the criminal population in the city. There are a MODERATE number of police personnel and resources and a MODERATE ration of police officers to the people they have to serve. Police earn a very MODERATE monthly salary, their earnings change little each year. There is MODERATE corruption within the police force and some may turn a blind eye to crime in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW:

Emergency management includes fire and ambulance service in the city. The city's emergency management technical abilities and expertise are MODERATE.

Emergency management delivers MODERATE-quality services and MODERATE practices are followed in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

HIGHWAY CONDITIONS:

Travel by road is DANGEROUS. Many of the major highways in and around the city are poorly maintained and traffic is congested. Local drivers have LOW

regard for traffic regulations and do NOT follow safe driving practices in the City of DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA.

LODGING:

Following is a list of hotels that meet minimum-security requirements. This includes CCTV cameras, and positive entry controls.

HOTEL NAME:

Hotel Name: The Oberoi Bali

Hotel Address:

The Oberoi Bali

Jalan Laksmana Seminyak Beach

DENPASAR BALI, INDONESIA 80033