Populi Center Survey, 53.8 Percent of Respondents Satisfied with Police Performance

Kapolri Jenderal Pol List yo Si Git Prabowo (second right) accompanied by Deputy Chief of the National Police Komjen Pol Gatot Eddy Pramono (second left) gave a statement to reporters in the Rupatama room of the National Police Headquarters, Jakarta, Friday (14/10/2022). (BETWEEN PHOTOS/Reno Esnir/tom.)

batampos – Institute for Policy Research and Public Opinion Populi Center conducted a national survey with the aim of knowing the public’s assessment of the three years of Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin administration and the political dynamics leading up to the 2024 election. This national survey also gain public trust in a number of institutions.

As a result, the TNI became the institution with the highest level of trust (score 6-10) with a percentage of 81.7 percent. Followed by the President (76.6 percent), KPK (66.2 percent), KPU (64.2 percent), and Bawaslu (63 percent).

“Furthermore, the Supreme Court (62.3 percent), BPK (60.2 percent), and the National Police (58.5 percent),” said Populi Center senior researcher Usep Saepul Ahyar, yesterday.

Regarding the performance of the Police, continued Usep, the Populi Center asked the public to assess the satisfaction of the performance of the police officers while under the leadership of the National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit. “Amounting to 53.8 percent of the people answered satisfied / positive. Meanwhile, 32 percent answered that they were dissatisfied/negative, and the rest did not answer,” said Usep.

Political Dynamics Ahead of the Election

People’s enthusiasm for this five-year democratic party is very high. Populi Center’s national survey shows that 97 percent of the population said they would exercise their right to vote. Only 0.8 percent said they would not exercise their right to vote.

“2.1 percent answered that they could not decide, and 0.1 percent refused to answer,” continued Usep.

Then, of the six figures who are said to be running in the presidential election, the name Ganjar Pranowo is the person most expected to become President in 2024 (27.5 percent). Followed by Anies Baswedan (26.3 percent), Prabowo Subianto (23.5 percent), General Andika Perkasa (5.3 percent), Puan Maharani (2.8 percent), and Airlangga Hartarto (1.3 percent).
“As for those who have not decided as many as 11.8 percent and those who refuse to answer 1.5 percent,” said Usep.

The survey was carried out on October 9-17, 2022 by taking a proportionally distributed sample in 34 provinces. The method of data collection was done through face-to-face interviews with 1,200 respondents who were selected using the stratified random method. The survey’s margin of error is around 2.83 percent, with a 95 percent confidence level. (*)

Reporter: JP Group