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Title: Transnational Crime: Investigative Responses
Editor(s): H E Smith
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 132
Sponsoring Agency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60607-2919
Publication Number: ISBN 0-942511-22-0
Sale Source: University of Illinois at Chicago
Office of International Criminal Justice
1033 West Van Buren Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60607-2919
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The proceedings of this symposium indicate that international and transnational crime poses new threats for law enforcement and criminal justice systems worldwide and that key international crime issues are drug trafficking, organized crime, illegal arms dealing, and terrorism.
Abstract: The symposium, sponsored by the University of Illinois' Office of International Criminal Justice, represented an effort to bridge the gap between criminal justice practitioners and researchers on an international level. The focus was on transnational crime issues in the United States, Canada, France, Colombia and other Latin American countries, Iran, Great Britain, and West Germany. Symposium participants dealt with such subjects as international crime research, international cooperation in drug enforcement, the U.S. witness protection program, drug intelligence trends, the role of Interpol in investigating international criminal acts, organized crime prevention in Italy, the police role in criminal investigations, and international fugitives. Participants also addressed drug trafficking in Colombia and other Latin American countries, money laundering, the illegal purchase of arms by Iran, aquatic crime, the management of international criminal investigations, and the role of technological research in transnational crime. 12 references.
Main Term(s): International police activities
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Foreign criminal justice systems; International cooperation; International drug law enforcement; International terrorism
Note: Papers presented at the 3rd Annual Symposium on International Criminal Justice Issues, University of Illinois at Chicago
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