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NCJ Number: 160719 Find in a Library
Title: International Policing in Europe: Its Present Situation and Future (From Comparisons in Policing: An International Perspective, P 115-134, 1995, Jean-Paul Brodeur, ed. -- See NCJ- 160713)
Author(s): C Fijnaut
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: Avebury Publishing Co
Brookfield, VT 05036
Sale Source: Avebury Publishing Co
Old Post Road
Brookfield, VT 05036
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This paper evaluates the state of affairs with respect to police cooperation in Europe and offers a perspective for international cooperation in Europe during a periodic of political and social change.
Abstract: Historical considerations associated with international policing in Europe concern the evolution of international police cooperation, the establishment of transnational police systems, the harmonization of national policing, and the "Americanization" of policing in Europe. The current status of policing in Europe is assessed in terms of democratic, legal, and operational viewpoints. The future development of policing within the context of the European Community is examined, particularly with respect to economic integration and the roles of the Council of Europe and the United Nations. The author concludes that the evolution of international policing clearly illustrates the intimate relationship between policing and politics. 29 notes
Main Term(s): Foreign police
Index Term(s): Europe; History of policing; International cooperation; International Law Enforcement Cooperation; International police activities; Police organizational structure; Police policies and procedures; Political influences; Social change
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