Crime, police, criminal activities
Although the amount of information available to investigators on organized crime has increased due to the increasing number of crime activities, crime has also evolved significantly,and the law enforcement units have a large amount of information to keep. The significant collection of information that the police are supposed to analyze complicates its responsibilities (Suleyman, 2001). Its complexity has compromised the use of straightforward solution methods and requires complicated methods to take a track and crack the matrix that is employed by
The specificity in the criminal activities that organized crime groups are involved in, show their differentiation from the other types of criminals, further sealing the idea of their secret and complicated organization. Organized crimes have shifted from the traditional organization to technological cyber-crime that has enabled it to cross borders by use of technological advancements in communication. Entering the high-tech realm has made organized crime an international rather than regional threat.
[...] (1998). The challenges of prosecution organized crime in the United States: Procedural issues. Faculty publications. Retrieved July from: http://scholarship.law.wm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1247&context=facpubs Suleyman, D. (2001). New organized crime: Problems and issues for information. [...]
[...] Much research is required to assess the impact and efficiency of strategies to control organized crime as its complexity is a significant challenge for the efforts put to fight it. States should implement multifaceted efforts to strengthen their bonds with its 5 CONTROLLING ORGANIZED CRIME PAPER citizens, especially those that are marginalized because it is here where organized crimes are rampant. Laws should be adequately enforced to ensure that all illegal behaviors are punished, as well as creating economic, political and social environment that addresses the needs of the people CONTROLLING ORGANIZED CRIME PAPER Bibliography Abadisky, H. (2003). Organized crime (7th ed). Belmont, Cal.: Wadsworth/Thomson Kristin, M. (2010). [...]
[...] It also provides that, citizens can sue for damages if organized crimes lead to loss of businesses or property (Abadinsky, 2003). Courts have also employed the use of long-term sentences that attract the corporation of defendants. The government is also able to sue an entire organized crime family rather than pursuing a small group of a gang or its leaders (Kristin, 2010). However, there is a paucity of efforts in the collection of evidence pertaining organized crime. Most of the investigations are descriptive and anecdotal and do not use sophisticated research designs that provide substantive evidence (Kristin, 2010). [...]
[...] The other tool that has acted against combating organized crime is the forfeiture procedure. Although the method is effective in combating crime, the government is faced with difficulties in its application; the protection of innocent persons. Property connected to a crime may be jointly owned, and the government is tasked with protecting the innocent person who is not part of and not knowledgeable of the defendant's criminal action (Paul, 1998). In this way, enforcement of the law may be difficult in prosecuting a criminal while at the same time protecting the innocent person. [...]
[...] Organized crime has led to both political and economic relationships. From these relationships, illegal markets and economies have emerged (Margaret & Naylor, 1999). These economies have become the main sources of finance, mostly from morality offences, and that have maintained the existence of these groups. Further, their economic and political ties have resulted to a series of interwoven aspects that have made it difficult to detect and control organized crime. The liberal economic theory and neoclassical economies provide that countries should specialize in exporting the commodities that they produce best. [...]
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