INTERPOL Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… A number of police officers and key players of the criminal justice system such as lawyers, judges and magistrates, held a summit meeting in Monaco during 1914 to determine effective ways of arresting offenders. One of the key agendas of the meeting was to standardize identification techniques and procedures that were to be followed in the process of making arrests. The convention also wanted to streamline and create a centralized database of criminal records at the international level and the corresponding expatriation procedures. The onset of World War I deferred this idea. INTERPOL was first formed during 1923 in Austria, under the name International Criminal Police Commission. Its name was later changed to INTERPOL during 1956 (INRERPOL INT., …show more content…
These collaborations are formal and entail the signing of collaboration accords and embracing of standardized conventions. The goal of the international liaison is to facilitate the sharing of information and that all international organizations that are tasked with the prevention of international crime make use of their comparative advantages effectively.

Recent developments saw joint efforts between the United Nations and the Interpol towards the fight against terrorism. This led to the establishment of the INTERPOL- United Nations Security Council Special Notice. This was during 2005 under the request of the United Nations Security Council, in its quest to fight transnational terrorism. This saw the collaborative efforts between the INTERPOL and the United Nations through a number of resolutions which were aimed at eliminated global terrorism. The INTERPOL general assembly accepted the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1617 which was aimed at increasing cooperation between the two international bodies in fighting terrorism by groups such as Al-Qaeda, Taliban and other individual terrorists. This led to the creation of a new special notice which was made formal through exchange of letters involving the Secretary General of the UN and the Interpol, concerning

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