According to General Bambang Hendarso Danuri, head of the National Police in Indonesia, until he was relieved of his duties in 2010, new police recruits are frequently required to pay substantial sums - between US$10,000 -US$20,000 - to enter the police force.
General Susno Duadji head of the National Police
Crime Investigation Agency (Bareskrim), until his
resignation in November, 2009, confirmed that to become a sergeant, US$550 must be paid, and further amounts must be paid for a lucrative post (e.g. with the traffic police in Jakarta).