*The Role of the Police in Law Enforcement Efforts Against Armed Criminal Group Separatists (KKB) Who Want to Seperate from the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia
The background of this research is the separatist Armed Criminal Group (KKB) or the Free Papua Organization (OPM) who are currently increasingly committing violence and crimes against citizens, teachers, health workers and threatening the sovereignty of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia, and even carrying out threats and shootings. against the TNI-Polri which until now has not been resolved properly and thoroughly. The purpose of this study was to examine the forms of treason and law enforcement against the separatists of the Armed Criminal Group (KKB) who wanted to separate themselves from the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia. This study uses an empirical juridical approach using analytical descriptive specifications. Data collection techniques using secondary data and analyzed qualitatively. The results of research on law enforcement against the separatist Armed Criminal Group (KKB) or OPM show that the KKB has the basis for establishing a separate country and wants to break away from the territory of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia. Therefore, the movement carried out by members of the Armed Criminal Group is a rebellion as stipulated in Article 108 of the Criminal Code concerning Criminal Acts and Article 106 of the Criminal Code concerning Treason. Apart from that, the activities of the separatists were an act of treason. The conclusion of this study is that the separatists from the Armed Criminal Group (KKB) with the forms of problems and demands above occurred because the central government was not able to meet their needs in a stable and balanced manner. This can be seen from the disappointment of the people who want decent and equitable needs by the central government as an attempt or separatist movement in an effort to demand justice against the central government.