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NCJ Number: 159102 Find in a Library
Title: Investigation Manual for Governmental Corruption Complaints
Corporate Author: Puerto Rico Dept of Justice
Office of Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions
Puerto Rico
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 500
Sponsoring Agency: Puerto Rico Dept of Justice
San Juan, PR 00902, Puerto Rico
Sale Source: Puerto Rico Dept of Justice
Office of Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions
Apartado 192
San Juan, PR 00902,
Puerto Rico
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: Spanish
Country: Puerto Rico
Annotation: This manual offers a comprehensive guide for investigation and prosecution of complaints against government officials in Puerto Rico.
Abstract: The Puerto Rican office that handles government official corruption complaints is described. The investigation and the role of the investigator are detailed, and the processing of such cases is outlined. The impact of administrative actions on the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of criminal cases is also reviewed as is the potential impact of the media in such cases. The roles and duties of the Special Independent Prosecutors (FEIs) involved in official corruption cases are outlined, and appropriate laws are described.
Main Term(s): Corruption of public officials
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Foreign government officials; Prosecutorial discretion; Puerto Rico; State criminal justice systems; White collar crime
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