Women Police Officers’ Uniforms

Mar 5th, 2009, in IM Posts, by

PolwanBright ideas are coming thick and fast from the East Java police chief, this time headscarves for policewomen.

After suggesting that police officers improve their image and strengthen their faith by performing prayers while on the job Brigadier General Anton Bachrul Alam only a few days later has asked that Muslim police women don the jilbab/hijab, or headscarf, while on duty.

This is to invite them to walk the straight path. By wearing the jilbab it means concealing their womanliness [aurat].


It's all happening in the BrigGen's mind right now.

However our hero added

It's a suggestion, not an order.

It was a suggestion that the police district of Bojonegoro had already put into practise, he said, and detik

I'm sure that police women will wear the jilbab. It would be good for them.

Reactions soon came from Muhammadiyah, Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI), and the Prosperous Justice Party (Partai Keadilan Sejahtera (PKS)). Spokesman of all three organisations praised the police chief's good intentions, but warned against the use of any force, saying that the decision for a woman to conceal her head hair must come from the heart. detik detik


168 Comments on “Women Police Officers’ Uniforms”

  1. avatar Rob says:

    Oigal…

    😀

  2. avatar Lairedion says:

    Patung said:

    Schmerly probably you should stop rampaging around getting argumentative and aggressive

    Quite predictably schmerly have chosen to ignore this advice….

  3. avatar David says:

    Yes, but others seem to be just ignoring him now, which is a positive sign…incidentally, while we’re on the topic of policewomen and jilbabs, has anyone joined the dating/social networking site here, although I’m sure we’re all upstanding married men here so that is unlikely but still

  4. avatar Lairedion says:

    I’m not too sure about that, P. Read the Pujiono thread. But alright, I got the message. I’ll leave him alone :-)

    As for your dating site, are you trying to lure me away from my wonderful wife? Shame on you :-)

  5. avatar Suryo Perkoso says:

    @patung, do you ever bump into old Sheldon Archer dahn Probolinggo way? his chicks are all fully guaranteed and serviced before they are despatched.

  6. avatar David says:

    Sheldon, no never met him, is he still going with that er, business of his? The thing I am running here is from a company called “World Friends” which was started by a Canadian and is based in Hong Kong I think. It’s simply a social network, you join or you don’t….unfortunately there aren’t that many Indonesians on it, the lovely lady in Jakarta above is one of them however. The network is huge in Japan, and elsewhere in Asia, I’ve noticed that a lot of the Indonesian women that are on it seem to have joined in order to further their Japanese language skills….the network actually started as a foreign language learning thing….hence there are a lot of tefl types on it….but don’t let that put you off.

  7. avatar Suryo Perkoso says:

    Yes I believe so, I keep mean to drop into ‘linggo to see the old chap. He periodically emails his up to date catalog and price list.

    This was the last contact, I suppose he could have snuffed it since then:-

    Hey guys, attached is a photo of a very good friend of my wife called Sari. She is a really sweet girl aged 22 and we want to get her married off 😉 So, without any charge we are giving you her email which is ****Yahoo.co.id
    If you are interested in meeting her, please drop her a line. Cheers…Sheldon

    That’s pretty sweet, not charging because she is a friend.

    He assures me that I can meet the girl of my dreams, but has not addressed the issue of my wife’s objections.

  8. avatar Pakmantri says:

    About Sheldon, he is still at it all right. :)

    His new site.

    Salam.

  9. avatar diego says:

    Got it on my facebook.

    Work of spin doctors?

    I mean, apparently, some people (muslims) didn’t get the news right? Or are they being fed with the “wrong” news?

    Quote:
    “… women police officers __have permission__ to wear hijab…”

    Have permission? As if they have been asking for it, and finally they’re granted the permission.

    It’s the other way around: they were __forced__ — though the proponents steadfastly downplay it by using the word “encouraged” instead — to wear hijab.

    To mbak audrey: could you please explain this? What did you (PKS) tell those poor chaps?

  10. avatar David says:

    Yes, I’ve seen other reports where the police chief says lots of women wear jilbabs these days in Jatim so the police should go along with that trend so as to be close to the people, ….but lots of women in Jatim don’t wear jilbabs, the police don’t want to be close to them as well? Maybe those women are the criminal types….

  11. avatar Mike Oxblack says:

    Yes I believe so, I keep mean to drop into ‘linggo to see the old chap. He periodically emails his up to date catalog and price list.

    Old Shelders still pimpin’ it up is he? I always imagine him in massive platform heels and a fur coat. “You’d better be turnin’ me 5 gees tonight bitch or ahm gonna mess up yo face, you hear me bitch?”

  12. avatar Mike Oxblack says:

    I can wake her up in the middle of the night, take her out on the motorbike in pouring rain and she will still be giggling and laughing…how can you NOT love someone like that?

    He’s a true romantic is Shelders.

  13. avatar Aluang Anak Bayang says:

    @ Mike Oxblack

    You’re a sore loser and a sour grape for attacking someone you don’t even know.

    Old Shelders still pimpin’ it up is he? I always imagine him in massive platform heels and a fur coat. “You’d better be turnin’ me 5 gees tonight bitch or ahm gonna mess up yo face, you hear me bitch?”

    Sheldon Archer’s website’s comments may not be to every bules’ taste, but he is a fine gentleman, responsible and very down-to-earth sort of bloke, unlike most deceitful whiteys here in IM. I have referred some friends to him, and from what I know, he takes it upon himself to scrutinise every potential groom as a caring father for his girls. He is not an unscrupulous money-blind operator. If you have mental problem, you’re out; if you have health problem, no deal; if you are economically unstable, you’re a goner.

    Chop chop! Move over, get back in line with Oigal, Barry Prima, Dawud Farquhar and schmerly[sic]

  14. avatar Suryo Perkoso says:

    Mike Oxblack Says:

    March 28th, 2009 at 9:40 am
    I can wake her up in the middle of the night, take her out on the motorbike in pouring rain and she will still be giggling and laughing…how can you NOT love someone like that?

    He’s a true romantic is Shelders.

    He is a good jewish boy Mike, one of the probolinggo massive, did you expect anything more?
    Do what you have to do to keep the post count up dahn Jaksa way, things look critical there.

  15. avatar Oigal says:

    You’re a sore loser and a sour grape for attacking someone you don’t even know

    AAB, slow weekend on the the rockpile sport? Really you stick to your own intellectual division when debating.. plants, rocks n things.. you get the idea, you only embarrass yourself and rocks when you try n step up..

  16. avatar schmerly says:

    @ AssmadsBitch.. Are you on a commission from old Sheldon? you seem to be selling him pretty hard! Oh! ya man de massa him a fine gennelmen!!

  17. avatar zekky says:

    It’s a suggestion, not an order.

    Suggestions can turn to orders when they come from senior figures. Imagine the Ayatollah “suggesting” that Shi’is fight Sunnis.

  18. avatar Odinius says:

    Not sure how he’s got the time to go around “suggesting” things. Doesn’t this police chief have, you know, policing to do?

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