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NCJ Number: 70190 Find in a Library
Title: Establish Regional Organized Crime Intelligence System to Eliminate Organized Crime Activities on New York and New Jersey Waterfronts - Final Report
Corporate Author: Waterfront Cmssn of New York Harbor
United States of America
Project Director: W P Sirignano
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New Jersey State Law Enforcement Planning Agency
Trenton, NJ 08625
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Waterfront Cmssn of New York Harbor
New York, NY 10038
Grant Number: 70-DF-156
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: The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor presents its final report on 3 years of LEAA-funded activity directed toward eliminating organized crime from the area.
Abstract: The Commission's activities concentrated on investigating and obtaining evidence of penal violations and other regulatory laws pertaining to the New Jersey-New York Harbor, with emphasis on such organized criminal activities as major cargo thefts, gambling, and loanshark operations, and also in the continuing development and expansion of the Waterfront Commisstion's intelligence system relating to organized crime. A total of 369 investigations were conducted, resulting in 126 arrests. Notable successes were the uncovering and breaking up of a theft ring specializing in stealing frozen food from the piers, investigation of an organized ring of car thieves shipping cars to Central and South America, and the arrest of a major loanshark on a New Jersey pier. Specific details on numbers and types of personnel retained and equipment purchased during the project's course are provided.
Index Term(s): Cargo security; Crime Control Programs; New Jersey; New York; Organized crime control units; Organized crime prevention
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