Peace Agreement in Criminal Cases at the Level of Investigation in the Resort Police of Cirebon Regency and Cirebon City of West Java, Indonesia: A Case Study of Particular Criminal Actions and the Benefits of Peace Agreement in the Investigation of Inves

Waluyadi ., Supanto ., Adang Djumhur Salikin


In the event of criminal cases, violators and victims are those who mostly feel the consequences. In the meantime, the peace agreement process of a criminal case refers to the policy of the state, namely the Code of Criminal Law (KUHP) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (KUHAP), in which no chance for violators and victims to come to a peace agreement at each stage of the examination, including the investigation stage. The existence of both Laws does not provide justice for victims and violators. Peace agreement at the level of investigation is intended to avoid the possibility of greater losses when the case at the stage of prosecution by the General Prosecutor (JPU) and the examination by the Court by Judge. Departing from this reality, the peace agreement between victim and violator at the level of investigation, which subsequently becomes a criminal eraser reason, becomes important to be accommodated. To analyze this phenomenon, a research must be conducted in socio legal approach. This paper wanted to express in the investigation of what criminal cases that can be accomplished by peace agreement and how the perception of investigators about the benefits of peace agreement at the level of investigation. Based on the findings and analysis, it was revealed that the criminal cases resolved by peace agreement at the level of investigation were criminal cases with personal violators and victims and the losses were relatively small. The benefits of peace agreement in the investigation, by the investigator perception, were perceived to meet sense of justice better and more beneficial for all parties compared to using state law.

Keywords: Peace agreement of Criminal Cases, Investigations, and Benefits of Peace agreement at the Level of Investigation in Investigator’s version.

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