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NCJ Number: 141335 Find in a Library
Title: Duality of the Police/Gendarmerie and their relations regarding the Criminal Investigation Department
Journal: Cahiers de la Securite Interieure  Issue:11  Dated:(November 1992- January 1993)  Pages:103-112
Author(s): F C Semur
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 10
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: Because, over time, the French gendarmerie is no longer a strictly rural law enforcement organization, conflict with the national police has often resulted, particularly in the realm of criminal investigations.
Abstract: This article reviews the efforts of both agencies to resolve their differences. The clarification and complementarity of the roles derive primarily from the public prosecutor's office, but there must also be coordination at the national level. First efforts at harmonization were begun in 1989, but it was not until 1990 that a formal agreement was signed to work out their differences and define each organization's role. 22 notes and 24 references
Main Term(s): Foreign police; Law enforcement staff needs assessment
Index Term(s): Armed services police; France; History of policing
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