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NCJ Number: 157946 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Justice and Police Systems: Management and Improvement of Police and Other Law Enforcement Agencies, Prosecution, Courts and Corrections; and the Role of Lawyers
Corporate Author: United Nations
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch, at Vienna
Austria
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 26
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Publication Number: A/CONF.169/13
Sale Source: United Nations
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch, at Vienna
P.O. Box 500
A-1400 Vienna,
Austria
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United Nations
Annotation: This background paper, prepared for the Ninth United Nations (UN) Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, reviews computer-assisted criminal justice operations, including statistical and policy use of crime-related information.
Abstract: In particular, the paper concerns technical and related legal aspects of criminal justice management and possible future directions in international cooperation within the framework of the UN crime prevention and criminal justice program. The paper focuses on the benefits of computerization, prerequisites for improving the use of information in managing the criminal justice system, purposes and functional requirements of crime-related and criminal justice information, and information controls and legal safeguards. Technical cooperation activities in the computerization of criminal justice operations and in the development, analysis, and policy use of criminal justice information are described, and future directions in international cooperation are noted. Additional information on the UN role in computerized criminal justice information systems is provided in annexes. 8 notes
Main Term(s): World criminology
Index Term(s): Computer aided operations; Criminal justice information systems; International cooperation; United Nations (UN)
Note: Ninth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Cairo, Egypt, 29 April-8 May 1995.
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