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Title: Towards Federalism? Policing the Borders of a New Europe
Author(s): M King
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: University of Leicester
Leicester, LE1 7QR, England
Sale Source: University of Leicester
Centre for the Study of Public Order
6 Salesbury Road
Leicester, LE1 7QR,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Issues surrounding changes within European Border Control policies and police cooperation are discussed.
Abstract: This short paper discusses the following three trends in policing in Europe: the process of Europeanisation of policing systems towards cooperation and integration on both horizontal and vertical levels; the process of increasing common border incorporation; and the general enhancement of a control society. The author argues that these three trends are necessary; however he urges that such measures of compensation should not be overprotective to the extent of creating a significant increase in what is termed a control society and a consequent restriction in civil liberties in excess of the threats being posed. Included in the discussion are the Schengen Treaties as the basic model for police cooperation in Europe, ICPO-Interpol, Europol, the process of Europeanisation, the National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCSI), and border controls. Notes, references
Main Term(s): International police activities
Index Term(s): International agreements; International cooperation; International Law Enforcement Cooperation
Note: University of Leicester Discussion Papers in Federal Studies
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