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Police-General Muhammad Tito Karnavian[1] is the current Chief of the Indonesian National Police since 13 July 2016. He is the replacement of the previous chief, Badrodin Haiti that served from 17 April 2015 to 13 July 2016. On 15 June 2016, Tito was proposed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo to be the Chief of Indonesian National Police replacing Badrodin Haiti who now officially retired from the service. On 23 June 2016, he was confirmed unanimously by Indonesian House of Representatives[2] and inaugurated by President Joko Widodo on 13 July 2016.[3]

Muhammad Tito Karnavian
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Tito as Chief of National Police of Indonesia, ranked General.
23rd Chief of National Police of Indonesia
Assumed office
13 July 2016
PresidentJoko Widodo
Preceded byBadrodin Haiti
Chief of National Agency for Combating Terrorism (BNPT)
In office
16 March 2016 – 13 July 2016
Preceded bySaud Usman Nasution
Succeeded bySuhardi Alius
Personal details
Born (1964-10-26) 26 October 1964 (age 54)
Palembang, South Sumatera, Indonesia
Spouse(s)Tri Suswati
Alma mater"Akpol" (Indonesian National Police Academy) 1987
Awards"Adhi Makayasa" (1987)
Military service
Allegiance Indonesia
Branch/serviceInsignia of the Indonesian National Police.svg Indonesian National Police
Years of service1987–present
RankPDU JEN.png Police-General
Unit"Reserse" (Investigation unit)



  1. ^ "Man With A Plan: Muhammad Tito Karnavian Signifies The Nation's Future". Indonesia Tatler. 11 October 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Aklamasi Komisi 3 DPR Setuju Tito Sebagai Kapolri Baru" [Unanimously Commission 3 DPR Agree Tito as Chief of Indonesia National Police]. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  3. ^ Chan, Francis (13 July 2016). "Indonesia's new police chief Tito tasked with unifying police force against crime, terrorism and graft". The Straits Times. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
Police appointments
Preceded by
Badrodin Haiti
Chief of National Police of Indonesia