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  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
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Author Guidelines

                   Jurnal Ilmu Kepolisian 

1.  Preliminary details:


Journal Name

  • In full:  Jurnal Ilmu Kepolisian (Police Science Journal)
  • Abbreviation: JIK
  • Spelling: British and American English


2.  Submission items:


  •  Title page
    • Citation information
    • An English article title
    • Author names
    • Author affiliations
    • Keywords
    • Corresponding author section


  •  Manuscript
    • Title name
    • Abstract (must be both in Indonesian and English)
    • Keywords
    • Introduction
    • Literature review
    • Methods
    • Results and Discussions
    • Conclusions and Recommendations
    • Acknowledgments (if any)
    • Conflict of interest statement (if any)
    • Funding statement (if any)
    • References


3.  Title page:


3.1.  Citation information

Citation information is listed as: names of author, title of the article, Jurnal Ilmu Kepolisian, pages....,


3.2.  An English article title




                      TERHADAP ANGGOTA POLRI


3.3.  Author names

  •  Author names are spelled out in full and separated by commas.
  •  Family name (surname) appears last, e.g. Yopik Gani, Godfrid Hutapea
  •  Affiliations are indicated by superscripted letter placed next to each author names.
  •  If an author has more than one affiliation, the superscript letters are separated by commas (closed up).
  •  There is an asterisk (*) placed next to superscript letter and separated by commas to     indicate the corresponding author. e.g., Yopik Gani*, Godfrid Hutapea


3.4.  Author affiliations

  •  Each affiliation start a new line, and has complete details including the city, post code and country
  •  There is NO street address in this section
  •  Corresponding lowercase letters linking each affiliation to authors are placed at the   beginning of each affiliation
  •  There is NO period at the end of the affiliations


a. Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kepolisian, Jakarta 12160, Indonesia

b. University of Indonesia, Faculty of Administration Science, Depok 234567, Indonesia


3.5.  Keywords

  •  Note “keywords:” as the heading (left-align and italic note there is a terminal colon)
  •  Key words are in alphabetical order and separated by commas
  •  There is NO period after the last keyword
  •  5 key words are allowed
  •  Key words are in lower case only (unless it is a proper noun, species name)

3.6.  Corresponding author section

  •  “*Corresponding author.” followed by the corresponding author’s email address.
  •  The asterisk (*) before the “Corresponding author.” is not superscripted.
  •  E-mail address is on the next line. “E-mail” is hyphenated, and all hyperlink should be removed.
  •  Must be only one corresponding author
  •  If there are co-first author, use the dagger (†) before the “Co-first author.” to indicate co-first authors on the next line include: (†xxx and xxx contributed equally to this work.)
  •  If more than 1 Co-first author, use “(author’s name)” to separate the co-first authors’ e-mail.
  •  Tel/fax numbers and mailing address should be deleted


*Corresponding author.

E-mail address:

*Co-first authors.

E-mail address:


4.  Manuscript

4.1.  Front matter

1)  Times New Roman, 14, uppercase; line spacing exactly single, paragraph spacing


                           TERHADAP ANGGOTA POLRI




2)  Abstracts

  •  There is an “Abstract” heading
  •  Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words in both English and Indonesian
  •  Where a term/definition is continually referred to, it is written in full when it first appears, followed by the subsequent abbreviation in parentheses; thereafter, the abbreviation is used.


3)  Keywords

  • Note “keywords:” as the heading (left-align and italic note there is a terminal colon)
  • Key words are in alphabetical order and separated by commas
  • There is NO period after the last keyword
  • 5 keywords are allowed
  • Keywords are in lower case only (unless it is a proper noun, species name)


4.2.  Main text

1)  Section Headings

  •  Original articles generally use these Level I headings (bold): Introduction,      Literature Reviews, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions and Recommendations, Acknowledgments, References
  •  Depending on the manuscript, there may be Level II headings (italic)
    • Depending on the manuscript, there may be Level III headings (italic)


Literature Review

Methods      Participants

Participants I           

Participants II

Data Collection Data Analysis Results

Results and Discussions

Conclusions and Recommendations



  •  Review Articles do not have restricted section headings but should be appropriate to each section of the article.
  •  Level I headings: bold font, with 1 lines of space before it and 1 line of space after it.
  •  Level II headings: first letter of each word is capitalized, in italic font, with 1 line of space before it and 1 lines of space after it.
  •  Level III headings: Only first word is capitalized, in italic font, with 1 line of space before it and 0 lines of space after it.
  •  But if Level III headings follows immediately after a Level II heading, then there is 0 lines of space before it and 0 lines of space after it.


2)  Paragraphs

  •  First paragraph under any level of section heading is indented
  •  Subsequent paragraphs are indented


3)  Abbreviations

  •  Where a term/definition is continually referred to, it is written in full when it first appears, followed by the subsequent abbreviation in parentheses (even if it was previously defined in the abstract); thereafter, the abbreviation is used
  •  Ensure that an abbreviation so defined does actually appear later in the text (excluding in figures/tables), otherwise, it should be deleted
  • Abbreviations list (Please refer to: Dorland’s medical Abbreviations. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1992.)


4)  Drug Names

  •  The generic term for all drugs and chemicals should be used, unless the specific trade name of a drug is directly relevant to the discussion


5)  Gene nomenclature

  •  Current standard international nomenclature for genes should be adhered to
  •  Genes should be typed in italic font


6)  Numbers

  •  Numbers that begin a sentence or those < 10 (i.e one to nine) are spelled out using letters
  •  Laboratory parameters, time, temperature, length, area, mass, and volume are expressed using digits
  •  Centuries and decades are written out using digits, e.g. the 1980s or 19th century [note: superscripted “th”]
  •  Numbers within parentheses are expressed in digits even if < 10
  •  A comma is used as a thousand separator, e.g. “10,581”, “6,293,470”


7)  Statistics

  •  Student’s t-test NOT Student’s t test
  •  χ2 test NOT Chi-squared test [note: χ is NOT in italics]
  •  ANOVA is spelled out in full as analysis of variance
  •  ANCOVA is spelled out in full as analysis of covariance
  •  For sample size, the “n” is an italicized lower case letter, with a space on either side:

n = 36 For p values, the “p” is an italicized lower case letter, with a space on either side: p

< .05, p = .562

  •  p should NEVER start a sentence: “p < .05 was taken to be significant.” should be rewritten as “A p value < .05 was taken to be significant.”
  •  There is a zero before decimal points, e.g. 0.75 NOT .75


8)  Units

  •  Système International (SI) units are used
  •  Metric system is used for the expression of length, area, mass, and volume
    •  Temperatures are given in degrees Celsius, e.g. 33°C [note: no space between number and degree symbol]
    •  Virgule (/) is used, e.g. 74 beats/min NOT 74 beats min–1
    •  Either uses 74 beats per minute or 74 beats/min
    •  Litre is always a “lower case”, e.g. ml/sec


9)  Miscellaneous style points

  •  When within parentheses, use “vs.”, e.g. (male vs. female) [note: vs. is italicized with end period]
  •  When NOT within parentheses, spell it out, e.g., male versus female [note: not italicized]
  •  e.g., NOT e.g., [note: no comma]
  •  i.e., NOT i.e., [note: no comma]
  •  Order of parentheses should be used as below:
    • 95% confidence interval (CI)…
    • Square bracket can be nested [using round bracket (like this) inside square bracket]
  •  Italicize all foreign-language terms, e.g., in vivo, in vitro, in utero, en bloc, etc.
  • Italicize species names, e.g., Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli were found in…
  •  “st”, “nd”, “rd”, “th” are not superscripted after numbers e.g., 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
  •  Use en dashes (-) without space for number ranging, e.g., 25-30°C
  •  Use closed-up em dashes (—) for parenthetical dashes
  •  Use repetitive/serial units, e.g., 60%, 74% and 25% NOT 60, 74 and 25%
  •  Contractions do not have end period, e.g., Dr NOT Dr., Mr NOT Mr.
  •  Quotes: double quotes are used; single quotes used for quotes within a quote
    •  For equipment, software, chemical reagents, etc., complete details of the manufacturer should be provided, e.g., SPSS version 11 (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA)
    •  OR if name of product appears within parentheses: (SPSS version 11; SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA)


10)  Acknowledgements

  •  Level I section heading “Acknowledgments” is spelled without an “e” after “g”
  •  Positioned after main body of text, BEFORE the references

11)  References


  •  Level I section heading “References”
  •  In text, figure legends, tables
    • Each reference is identified using round bracket, e.g. (Smith et al., 2015)
    • References are alphabetically ordered
    • Multiple references are separated by semi-colon (;)
    • Abstracts should not be cited unless it is the only available reference to an important concept
    • Uncompleted work or work that has not yet been accepted for publication (i.e. “unpublished data”, “personal communication”) should not be cited as references
    • If reference cited only has 2 authors, both surnames are listed, e.g., Hawkins and Price (2015) reported that…
    • If ≥ 3 authors, then: Please follow as Table 1.
    •  In References section
      • APA style reference
      • Learn more: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. (page 177)

      Examples of endnotes:

Mayastinasari (2014, p. 52) or (Mayastinasari, 2004: 52)

Koto and Lubis (2014, p. 8) or (Koto & Lubis, 2014: 8)

Wahyurudhanto et al., (2015, pp. 77-78) or (Wahyurudhanto et al., 2015: 77-78)




Journal articles:

Cummins, H. A. (2005). Mommy tracking single women in academia when they are not mommies. Women’s Studies International Forum, 28, 222–231.

Gardner, J., & Oswald, A. (2004). How is mortality affected by money, marriage, and stress? Journal of Health Economics, 23, 1181–1207.

Shkolnikov, V. M., Jasilionis, D., Andreev, E. M., Jdanov, D. A., Stankuniene, V., & Ambrozaitiene, D. (2006). Linked versus unlinked estimates of mortality and length of life by education and marital status: Evidence from the first record linkage study in Lithuania. Social Science & Medicine, 64, 1392–1406.

Tan, J. (2010). Social relationships in the modern age: Never-married women in Bangkok, Jakarta and Manila. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 41(5), 749–765.


Books with edition:

Hutton, W., & Giddens, A. (2001). Fighting back. In W. Hutton and A. Giddens (Eds.),

On the edge: Living with global capitalism. London, UK: Vintage.

Jones, G. W. (2003). The flight from marriage in South-east and East Asia. Asian MetaCentre Research Paper Series, No. 11. Singapore: National University of Singapore.

Jones, P. (2003). Introducing social theory. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.


Book chapter in book with editors:

Mehay, R. (2012). Chapter 10: Five pearls of educational theory. In R. Mehay (Ed.), The essential handbook for GP training and education (1st ed.). London, UK: Radcliffe Publishing.


Book chapter in book with editors and edition:

McAlister, A. L., Perry, C. L., & Parcel, G. S. (2008). How individuals, environments, and health behaviors interact: Social cognitive theory. In K. Glanz, B. K. Rimer & F. M. Lewis (Eds.), Health behavior and health education: Theory, research, and practice (3rd ed., pp. 67–98). San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Paper presentation or poster session:

Jahnkassim, P. S., Ip, K. (2006, September). Linking bioclimatic theory and environmental performance in its climatic and cultural context - an analysis into the tropical high rises of Ken Yeang. Paper presented at 23rd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Geneva Switzerland.



Ajzen, I. (2006,). Constructing a TpB questionnaire: Conceptual and methodological considerations. Retrieved from construction a tpb questionnaire.pdf

Fishbein, B.  (2000). Industry program to collect Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries. Retrieved from



Research Reports:

Changjaturus, S. (1996). A study of underground water quality under solid wastes disposal area: A case study of Onnuch solid wastes disposal area, Bangkok Metropolitan (Research report). Bangkok: Ramkhamhang University.

Theerasasawat, S. (1993). Reports of research on the economic, social and cultural development of the North-Isan and Middle-Isan of the Northeast region, Thailand: before and after the development of the the national economic development plan. (Research report). Khon Kaen, Thailand: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University.

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