Lumban Raja Robinson, Resandro Handriajati, page 51-74
The performance of Indonesian National Police according to public view is still far from good mark because there is still the Blue Code of Silence that protected the corrupt police from Whistleblowing. Blue Code of Silence is a culture of the police in which members of the police are prohibited from reporting violations or crimes committed by other police members. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the Blue Code of Silence on Whistleblowing on the members The Criminal Investigation Department of Semarang City Police Regency directly, partially and simultaneously. This research was conducted with quantitative approach and carried out at Semarang City Police Regency. The population in this study were 150 members of Semarang Criminal Police Department with the sample used based on the Slovin formula totaling 60 respondents. The analysis technique used in this research is descriptive data analysis and inferential data analysis. The main research results in this study were that a significant effect was found regarding the Blue Code of Silence on Whistleblowing in The Criminal Investigation Department of Semarang City Police Regency. The results of this study indicate that most members of the Semarang Police Criminal Investigation Department are still reluctant to report other police officers who committed violations or crimes. From these results it can be concluded that the Blue Code of Silence culture still became culture in members of The Criminal Investigation Department of Semarang City Police Regency; Partially, members of the The Criminal Investigation Department of Semarang City Police Regency are afraid of retaliation when conducting Whistleblowing; and simultaneously, loyalty factors, the seriousness of violations, fear of retaliation and leadership influence have an influence on the occurrence of Blue Code of Silence and the lack of Whistleblowing on members of the Semarang Criminal Investigation Department.
Keywords: Semarang City Police Regency, Blue Code of Silence, Whistleblowing, Corruption in the Police