Abstract: This study aims to analyze and explain the role of local institutions Mapalus as a basis for the creation of public service in the field of security and public order (Kantibmas). This type of research is a qualitative case study approach. The study found that Mapalus as the Minahasa community cultural values legalized by the government of North Sulawesi Governor Decree No. 8 of 2012 on the Establishment of the Forum Mapalus Kamtibmas. Forum Mapalus Kantibmas involving village officials/village, the police, Tenaga Nasional Indonesia (TNI) and community leaders. Forum Mapalus kamtibmas not act optimally as a basis for the creation of public service in the field of security and public order. The cause is the weak role of Local Government in internalize the values Mapalus into policy formulation and implementation as well as the factors funding/budgets that are less transparent and management, human resources lack the competence and attitude of the local governments that are less responsive.
Thelma Wawointana, Haedar Akib, Suradi Tahmir and Ferdinand Kerebungu, 2016. Role of Local Institutions Mapalus as a Basis of Public Service in the Field of Security and Public Order in Minahasa, Indonesia. The Social Sciences, 11: 3370-3374.