He also "did not understand his job as a security official well", the judge added.
Mochamad Munif, a father who lost his 20-year-old daughter in the tragedy, said the sentences were too lenient and an injustice.
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"Honestly, I cannot accept it. If it's not capital punishment, it is very hard for me to forgive," he told AFP.
A lawyer representing another family who lost two children told AFP that prosecutors must appeal.
"If they don't it will prove that justice is out of reach for the families," Imam Hidayat said.
Sutrisno's lawyer denied his client did not do his job properly and said he is an expert in his field who had been working in the profession since 2008.
Local media have reported that Sutrisno was in charge of several stewards whose job was to guard the stadium gates.
But the security official has previously said he did not have the authority to open the doors when the crush took place.
Both men, dressed in white shirts in court, have seven days to appeal.