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TITLE OF ARTICLE Name of Author(s) email address Institution Affiliation Abstract Write your abstracts of no more than 250 words and please indicate of 4 keywords. Please use Arial 11 with 1.15 space. Key Words: Three to Five keywords INTRODUCTION Please submit your article in Microsoft Words. The article must be written on A4 paper with margin of 2.5 cm on each side. Use font style of Arial 14 for the title and Arial 11 for author(s)’ name, email address, affiliation and the body text with 1.15 space. For Abstract please use Arial 11 with 1.15 space. Please follow this template with 2 (two) column page layout. BODY TEXT Article must be written in English, between 5.000-7.000 words as follows: Introduction, Theoretical Framework, Research Method, Findings, Discussion, Conclusion, and Implication. Headings should be left margin, upper case and bold. Sub headings should be used to aid readability in accordance with the following format: 1. first order headings: left margin, lower case start with capital letter and bold. 2. second order headings: flush with the left margin, lower case start with capital letter and bold. 3. third order headings: bold, lower case start with capital letter, indented as a paragraph followed by a period Tables, graphs, figures, and maps should be carefully integrated into the text and contribute significantly to understanding the authors message. Figures should be of clear quality, in black and white and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Tables should be typed and included as part of the manuscript. They should not be submitted as graphic element. Ensure that tables and figures are complete with necessary superscipts shown, both next to the relevant items and with the corresponding explanations or levels of significance shown as footnotes in the tables and figures. AUTHOR IDENTITY AKNOWLEDGMENT CITATION AND REFERENCE Please follow the APA citation and referencing style.

DOI: 10.18196/jgpp.2016


 Write the Title Briefly and Clearly

 Write the first author1*; second author2; third author3

1First author affiliation, address, city, state

2Second author affiliation, address, city, state

3Third author affiliation, address, city, state


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This template is an instruction guide for author to adjusting the article format that will be inserted into JGPP.

Abstract written in english with single space (one). Abstract includes a description of the purpose, methods and result. Abstract written in brief, concience and written in one alinea (up to 200 words) that summarize tmportant research variable, purpose and methods (eg: sample and techniques analysis used), and the answer to research problem and result. Abstract contain of keywords of ideas aor basic concept in the fields of study. Abstract maximal 4 words.

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1-6 keywords




This section contain the research background, purpose, contribution (the researc benefit from teoritical and practical), researh result and implication (Practical advise based on research result). The research result and implication in introduction section are only suggestion (not required).



This section contain referred literature and linked to the research and hypothesis development. This section contains about theory and literature referenced and linked to writing. Highly recom-mended that literature referenced is published the last 10 years with the following order: a reputed international journals, national journals accredited national journals, international symposiums, national symposiums, textbooks, and daily repute.

For hypothesis test research, the hypothesis formulation is built by leaning into the support teory, previous research, and logical argumentation. After the explanation is made, then write your hypothesis with this following format:

H1: write the formulated hypothesis.

 For qualitative research without hypothesis tes-ting, then presented in this section are literature review (theory and previous research and argumen-tation focused on research review) and research focus written in question form by following:

RM:   mention the problem that represent the research focus.


This section contain the research design, subject/object/research sample, operational definition and measurement variable, collecting data technique/ instrument and data analysis also hypothesis testing. If the author want to represent picture/table in big size, so the picture/table can presented in a single coloumn.



This section contain the data characteristic of subject/object/sample/ research respondent, data analysis result, testing instrument and hypothesis (if any), answer of research question, findings and findings interpretation. This section if possible, can be graphed for each research variable. Furthermore the descriptive statistic value was presented (Eg; Mean, SD, Maximum, Minimum) with its inter-pretation. In the end of thie section showed the hypothesis research result and its discussion com-pletely.


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 This part presenting a inter finding debate amongts similar research from all over the world. It could be confirmation on the previous research findings or contrasting with the one. Author would recommend the new middle range theory. Implication will be two types namely practical implication and theoretical one.


Presented the research conclusion, implication, limitation and advise sequently. Implication is prac-tical advise from result research. Research limitation include things that can be metor researchers do in conducting his research. While the research advuse is advise for next research based on limitation that can not be done by researcher in his research.



This section is provided for the author to express his gratitude either for the research funders or the other parties who contribute into research realization.



Contain the research instrument, questionaires, experiment scenario, interview question list, dan other instrument.



 By following the APA style. Its recommended for author to write using citation software such as mendeley, endNote, Zotero, dll.


Bayley, D. H. (2001). Democratizing the police abroad: what to do and how to do it (p.
3). US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice
Butt, S. (2011). Anti-corruption reform in Indonesia: an obituary?. Bulletin of Indonesian
Economic Studies, 47(3), 381-394.

Buttle, J. W., Davies, S. G., & Meliala, A. E. (2015). A cultural constraints theory of police
corruption: Understanding the persistence of police corruption in contemporary Indonesia. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology.
Chavance, Bernard. (2008). “Formal and informal institutional change: the experience of
postsocialist transformation”. The European Journal of Comparative Economics Vol.
5, n. 1.
Clark, S. (2012). Courting Corruption in Post-Suharto Indonesia: A Model of Local Corruption Prosecutions in a New Democracy.
Davies, S. G., Meliala, A., & Buttle, J. (2014). Gangnam Style versus Eye of the Tiger:
people, police and procedural justice in Indonesia. Policing and Society, (ahead-ofprint), 1-22.
Fennell, S. 2010. Rules, rubrics and riches : the interrelations between legal reform and
international development, Abingdon England ; New York, Routledge


Complaining Policy: Editor will respond soon to author on the clear process of publication and rejection reasons from Reviewers or other issues.  


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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