Tornagogo Sihombing is a graduate of the  Department of Criminology Doctoral program, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Indonesia, who successfully defended his dissertation titled “Reconstruction of Social Capital Post Conflict in Ambon, Maluku through a Peacemaking Criminology Approach” in 2014.

He is a high-ranking police officer who has assumed the mandate as Head of the West Papua Regional Police since December 6, 2019 .

He is experienced in the field of investigation. His last previous position was Director of Special Economic Crimes of the Criminal Investigation Agency of the Indonesian National Police.