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NCJ Number: 16277 Find in a Library
Title: FBI AND BKA - THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AND THE WEST GERMAN FEDERAL CRIMINAL POLICE BUREAU (BUNDESKRIMINALAMT) - A COMPARISON OF ORGANIZATION AND COMPETENCIES
Author(s): R SCHWEEPPE
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 110
Sale Source: P O B 1304
Ferdinand Enke Verlag
Hasenbergsteige 3
7000 Stuttgart 1,
West Germany (Former)
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: COMPARISON OF THESE TWO NATIONAL, CENTRAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, WHICH BOTH FUNCTION IN FEDERAL SYSTEMS, IS OFFERED TO ASSIST THE BKA IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF FUNCTIONS AND ORGANIZATION ALREADY CHARACTERISTIC OF THE FBI.
Abstract: COMPARED ARE THE MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES, LEGAL BASES AND LIMITATIONS, AND AUTHORIZED AGENCY TASKS OF THE TWO ORGANIZATIONS. ALTHOUGH THE BKA HAS NOT PLAYED AS BROAD AND KEY A ROLE IN THE WEST GERMAN LAW ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM AS THE FBI HAS PLAYED IN THE U.S. SYSTEM, 1973 LEGISLATION LAID THE BASIS FOR SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASING ITS ROLE. THE AUTHOR REFERS TO PROBLEMS AND ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FBI IN DISCUSSING THE ORGANIZATIONAL REFORM PROCESS IN THE BKA. IMPORTANT FEATURES OF THE FBI AS A MODEL ORGANIZATION ARE ITS MODERN MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES AND ITS EXPERIENCE WITH JURISDICTIONAL QUESTIONS IN A FEDERAL SYSTEM. THE AUTHOR ALSO CITES ORGANIZATIONAL FEATURES OF THE FBI - SUCH AS ITS PYRAMIDAL STRUCTURE - WHICH HE FEELS THE BKA COULD PROFITABLY AVOID. --IN GERMAN
Index Term(s): Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Germany; Jurisdiction; Management; Organization studies; Police legal limitations; Police organizational structure; Police responsibilities; United States of America
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