Global Crime Analysis

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Global Crimes Analysis University of Phoenix Cynthia Butler CJA/394 April 16, 2012 This paper will identify the various major global crimes and criminal issues that affect national and international criminal justice systems and processes. In addition, there will be a comparison and contrast of the different criminal justice systems and how they have addressed major global crimes and criminal issues. Global crime is an issue that threatens the safety and security of people all over the world. Global crime can be international drug smuggling operations, human trafficking, or international prostitution rings. Weapons trading are also a problem that exists all over the world. There are always…show more content…
An example of this is the central European countries, which is a centralized system. This means that the police are almost like a military force. In contrast, the British operate on a decentralized platform, which means that they operate more closely to the community than a centralized force. The Russian police have a hard time with more sophisticated crimes such as money laundering or drug trafficking. The Japanese criminal justice system works well because of police involvement with the citizens. Japan is studied by many police researchers around the world because of the low crime rate. However, in contrast many police entities in the Middle East countries do not strenuously try to block to global criminal offenses. In Afghanistan, the Taliban was accused of working with Al Qaeda to plan and execute the September 11th attacks in the United States. Terrorism is the biggest global crime that has been identified in the 21st century. The United States is leading the fight against terrorism by striking terrorist targets all over the world. There are many countries that treat terrorism as a military action and many treat the crime as a police action. An example of this would be the country of Australia, which treats terrorism as a police action and the Australian Federal Police and police tactical force deals with the crime of terrorism, while Austria uses the EKO Cobra team and Austrian Military Police to deal with terrorism. In America, many
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