ISS315 Assignment 3 - ISS 315 Assignment 3 Europol and...

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ISS 315 Assignment 3 Europol and Interpol are the two main sources of international cooperation in fighting crime today. Both organizations exist for the same purpose but still have many differences. Interpol was formed by a group of multinational police officers who created a constitution but did not turn it over to their government for approval. Despite this, Interpol is internationally recognized by over 180 nations today. On the other hand, Europol was created by the Maastricht Treaty in 1992 and signed by all members of the European Union. This also brings up an obvious difference in the two, Europol covers only member nations of the EU while any country can join Interpol as long as they approved by the organization. The organization of each policing unit is similar in each group despite serving different roles in the fight against crime. Each organization has a main unit in charge of making major decisions regarding the main operations of the organization. Both also have a group in charge of everyday operations. Finally, each group also has individual
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ISS 315 taught by Professor Hussain during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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ISS315 Assignment 3 - ISS 315 Assignment 3 Europol and...

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