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NCJ Number: 168807 Find in a Library
Title: Fourth Meeting of the World Criminal Justice Library Network, Washington, D.C., October 19-21, 1997
Author(s): A Pelka
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: Bundeskriminalamt
Wiesbaden, Germany 6200
Sale Source: Bundeskriminalamt
Ki 13
Postfach 1820
Germany (Unified)
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: Germany (Unified)
Annotation: These papers describe the role and activities of the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) in Germany, with emphasis on the activities of the criminological research group, police information exchanges, and library contents and organization.
Abstract: The BKA provides identification and forensic expert opinions for criminal proceedings, serves as the National Central Bureau of Interpol for Germany, develops police analyses and crime statistics, and provides education and training in special fields of policing. The research group conducts crime analysis and forecasts, researches crime prevention, evaluates police work, and publishes the annual police statistics. The library collection includes 100,000 volumes and about 520 periodicals on criminology, criminalistics, law, sociology, psychology, administration, and economics. Descriptions of specific research projects and paper on crime prevention by the police in the Federal Republic of Germany
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Foreign police; Germany; Libraries; Police information systems; Police research
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