Bali bomb blast on October 12, 2002, was a tragedy that hurt
The purpose of this report is to provide information to the Indonesian National Police Chief and Staff about the role of Pusdokkes Polri (the Indonesian Police Medical and Health Centre) in order to support the Indonesian Police operational efforts in the identification of the Kuta Bali bomb blast victims by the formation of the Indonesian Disaster Victim Identification Operation Team for Kuta Bali. The goal of this report is to be used as reference for further consideration of the Chief and Staff in policy making regarding the responsibility of the Indonesian DVI Team in the future as well as efforts in the development of Indonesian Police Medicine in supporting the operational police duties .
Eddy Saparwoko (2nd right) during Coordination and discussions with the
Chief of the Investigation Team, Irjen Pol. I Made Mangku Pastika
and Place of the Scene
procedures were carried out everyday since 13 October 2002 from 08.00
s/d 18.00 WITA (Central Indonesian Time at Sanglah General Hospital, Denpasar, Bali.
The identification were
carried out by the Indonesian DVI Team which members were came from
various institutions with full support from the Indonesian Police Centre
for Medical and Health Service (Pusdokkes Polri) colaborated with
the other institutions:
RS. Sanglah Denpasar
i. FK Universitas Indonesia
j. FK Universitas Pajajaran
k. FK Universitas Diponegoro
l. FK Universitas Airlangga
m. FK UniversitasUdayana
n. FK Universitas Saraswati.
Monday 14 Oct 2002 some of Australian experts arrived in Bali and then more experts from Australia and various friendly countries arrived to give a hand, they were:
a. Australian DVI Team 18 experts
b. Hongkong SAR 2 experts
c. Sweden 3 experts
d. Finlands 1 experts
e. Japan 7 experts
f. Taiwan 6 experts
g. The Netherlands 6 experts
operation were carried out by experts from various countries that had DVI
Teams Kegiatan identifikasi
dilaksanakan oleh personil dari beberapa negara yang memiliki Tim DVI
dengan membentuk beberapa unit, yaitu :
The Methods used for the Identification Procedures were:
a. Simple - Visual, Victims
Properties, Clothing, ID Cards.
of the operation
The total numbers of
fatalities were 202 persons which consisted of various nationalities and
which were reported as missing, they were: Indonesians, Australians
(highest number), Dutch, Denmark, Japanese, Taiwanese, Koreans, British,
a. Formation of DVI Team of Legian Kuta Bali Case which were a
collaboration of Indonesian Team and personnels from various friendly
The results of the identification procedures=
199 persons (98.51 %).
d. On 29 October 2002 as the follow up the DVI Bali Team was formed, headed by Kabiddokkes Polda Bali AKBP Drg. Agus Sriyono.
e. Then the Identification Operation handed to the DVI Bali Team by the Indonesian DVI Team on 31 October 2002.
There were several constrains faced by the Team :
a. The traditional Balinese
community were against the presence of the bodies in the Hospital for a
long time, they wanted the bodies to be cremated or burried within a short
putkes/Sri S. 08/02/2003