Policing Across Borders: Law Enforcement Networks and the Challenges of Crime Control

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George Andreopoulos
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 9, 2012 - Social Science - 186 pages
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Globalization has had a sharp impact on the definition of ‘national security,’ as the interconnectedness of many threats calls for them to be addressed at the national and global level simultaneously. Law enforcement efforts must increasingly include elements of international and transnational communication and cooperation. Police forces in different countries must find common ways to share data and track international crime trends. This timely work analyzes key challenges confronting the law enforcement community, with regards to international crime, particularly illegal trafficking and terrorism. The contributions in this volume are the result of a series of workshops that brought together international law enforcement officials, researchers, and representatives from intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), to examine the need for international police cooperation, the specific challenges this presents, and to propose solutions. This work will be of interest to researchers in law enforcement, criminal justice, crime prevention, and international relations.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Policing Across Borders Transnational Threats and Law Enforcement Responses
1
Chapter 2 Democratic Policing and State Capacity in an Integrated World
11
Chapter 3 Legal Reform and Institution Building in the Context of National and International Security
27
Chapter 4 The Role of International Assistance for Building the Capacity of National Law Enforcement Institutions Lessons Learned from the Bulgari...
43
Chapter 5 European Supranational Monitoring of Intelligence Agency Collaboration in Counterterrorism in the Balkans and Eastern Europe
69
Chapter 6 Combating Human Traf fi cking Through Transnational Law Enforcement Cooperation The Case of South Eastern Europe
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Chapter 7 De fi ning and Combating Terrorism International and European Legislative Efforts
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Chapter 8 International Legislative Initiatives to Combat Human Traf fi cking
136
Chapter 9 Aspects of Accountability in Law Enforcement A Case Study of Bosnia and Herzegovina
153
Index
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George J. Andreopoulos is Associate Professor of Government at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Lecturer at Yale University. He is also Director of the Center for International Human Rights at John Jay College. Among his numerous publications are The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World (with Sir Michael Howard and Mark Shulman) and Human Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century (with Richard Pierre Claude).

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