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Title: INTERNATIONAL SUMMARIES: A COLLECTION OF SELECTED TRANSLATIONS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, VOLUME 1
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 287
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-023-77
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TRANSLATIONS OF NON-ENGLISH-LANGUAGE LITERATURE ARE PROVIDED IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP PRACTITIONERS, RESEARCHERS, AND STUDENTS INFORMED ABOUT WORLDWIDE TRENDS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Abstract: THE 25 SELECTIONS TRANSLATED OR SUMMARIZED IN THIS VOLUME WERE ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN BRAZIL, CANADA, DENMARK, FRANCE, ITALY, JAPAN, SPAIN, SWITZERLAND, VENEZUELA, AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY. THE FIRST SELECTIONS ARE DEVOTED TO TERRORISM AND DISCUSS (1) TERRORISM IN WEST GERMANY FROM THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVES, (2) THE ORIGINS OF URBAN GUERILLAS IN WEST GERMANY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT'S REACTION TO TERRORIST ACTIVITIES, (3) THE LAW AS A WEAPON AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL TERRORISM, (4) POLITICAL CRIME IN SPAIN AND HOW THE LAW AND THE COURTS TREAT IT, AND (5) HOSTAGE TAKING AND POSSIBLE COUNTERMEASURES. REPORTS ON VARIOUS CRIME-PREVENTION APPROACHES FOLLOW, WITH ATTENTION TO (1) WEST GERMANY'S COORDINATED USE OF HELICOPTERS AND CONVENTIONAL GROUND PATROLS, (2) NEW SECURITY MEASURES INSTITUTED IN RESPONSE TO THE GROWING THREAT TO FRENCH BANKS, (3) THE EFFORTS OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICERS IN WEST GERMANY, (4) THE ORGANIZATION AND ACTIVITIES OF THE JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION UNIT OF THE PARIS (FRANCE) POLICE, AND (5) THE ROLE OF THE PUBLIC SECURITY OFFICER IN PREVENTING JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN FRANCE. AN ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF THE PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATOR IN WEST GERMANY INTRODUCES CORRECTIONS-RELATED MATERIALS, WHICH INCLUDE (1) EXAMINATIONS OF SWISS PROCEDURES FOR SEMILIBERTY AND SEMIDETENTION, (2) PENITENTIARY FURLOUGHS IN DENMARK, (3) COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS IN ITALY, (4) PROBLEMS IN MAKING COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AN INTEGRAL PART OF CANADIAN PROBATION AND PAROLE PROGRAMS, AND (5) THE NATURE AND EFFECT OF BRAZIL'S BANISHMENT LAWS. FINALLY, FOLLOWING ARTICLES ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATION OF THE JAPANESE POLICE SYSTEM, THE FRENCH NATIONAL AND MUNICIPAL POLICE, AND THE WEST GERMAN FEDERAL CRIMINAL POLICE BUREAU, OTHER TOPICS ARE BROACHED, INCLUDING (1) THE SOCIOLOGY OF THE POLICE PROFESSION IN WEST GERMANY, (2) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ECONOMY AND DOMESTIC SECURITY, (3) FACTORS INFLUENCING POLICE INVESTIGATIONS OF SPECIFIC CRIMES (I.E., LARCENY, FRAUD, AND EMBEZZLEMENT), (4) THE REFORM OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN VENEZUELA, (5) OFFENSE CLASSIFICATION AND RATING AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS, AND (6) THE RESEARCH FUNCTIONS AND CAPABILITIES OF A COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM FOR STORING AND RETRIEVING DOCUMENTATION ON JURISPRUDENCE, LEGISLATION, AND LEGAL DOCTRINE IN ITALY. SEE ALSO NCJ 20417, 20447, 20550, 32653, 34725, 35225, 36064, 36668, 36833, 37254, 38001, 38313, 38994, 39322, 39432, 39497, 41891, 41989, 41991, 42474, 42805, 43729, 43886, 44110, 44282, 45356.
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Bank internal security; Brazil; Canada; Community service officers; Community-based corrections (adult); Computer aided operations; Counter-terrorism tactics; Crime Control Programs; Crime specific countermeasures; Denmark; Foreign police; France; Germany; Italy; Japan; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Kidnapping; Offense classification; Police response to terrorism; Political offenders; Presentence investigations; Reform; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Robbery; Sociology; Switzerland; Urban guerrilla warfare; Venezuela; White collar crime
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