Wednesday, 13 December 2017 | 12:41 WIB

Police Holds Candle Operation to Secure Christmas, New Year

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JAKARTA, NNC - Anticipating the 2017 Christmas celebration and welcoming the 2018 new year, National Police is holding the Candle Operation which focuses on safety of vital objects.

Head of Public Relations Division at National Police, Inspector General Policeman Setyo Wasisto said they will be focused on securing churches, tourist attractions and traffic flow.

"There are churches, tourist attractions and traffic lanes," said Setyo at National Police Headquarters, Wednesday (12/6/2017).

In addition to these objects, the Police will also secure empty houses. So that security can be done in places that may be sensitive to crime.

Police officers will secure traffic flows that are considered prone to congestion, as Christmas and New Year holidays are when many people go on vacations and homecoming.

Candle Operation will begin before Christmas on December 22, 2017 until after New Year’s day on January 3, 2018.