Interpol : issues in world crime and international criminal justice / Michael Fooner.

Fooner, Michael [Browse]
New York : Plenum Press, ©1989.
xix, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


Criminal justice and public safety [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographies and index.
  • Introduction. The new age of crime: money laundering; Interpol and money laundering; the origins of Interpol; Interpol and terrorism. I. Designing a global crime-fighting structure. 1. Search for an identity. Notes for a criminologist's casebook
  • Aspects of Interpol: a policy reversal; entering the antiterrorism arena
  • Transnational crime
  • The multinational police cooperation option. 2. Interpol identified. Aims of Interpol: purposes; principles; politics
  • Legal status of Interpol: legitimacy issue; a congressional inquiry
  • International legal status of Interpol: origins and history; the Nazi intrusion; subjugated and defunct; revival; growth and intimations of an identity problem; recognition
  • Legal status of Interpol in the United States: origins of US participation; ambiguities; Treasury Department management; struggle for power
  • Headquarters legal status.
  • 3. Governance of Interpol. The documentary foundation: the Constitution; the general regulations; the National Central Bureau policy
  • Rules on international police cooperation and on the internal control of Interpol archives
  • The deliberative entities: the general assembly; the executive committee; advisers. II. Organization and operations. 4. Organization of Interpol. Perspectives on organization: powers and control; French domination; internationalization
  • The bipartite structure
  • The general sercretariat
  • The secretary general
  • The permanent departments: size; origins; functions. 5. Organization of the National Central Bureau Network. Triple responsibility
  • National and local levels of functioning: referrals; channeling of contacts; spirit of good will; languages and technical equipment; rules; status and stature
  • The NCB expirience of the United States
  • Subbureaus of the National Central Bureaus.
  • 6. The instruments of multinational police cooperation. Interpol in action
  • Beginnings
  • Interpol's criminal records: the central file concept, origins and issues
  • Extradition: the nature of extradition; extradition in relation to wanted notices; extradition in principle; extradition in practice; other initiatives; origins and histtory of extradition; outlook
  • Communications: volume; obsolescence; origins and history; upgrading; Caribbean communications upgrade; phototelegraphy and photofacsimile; telex; languages; codes and encryption
  • Wanted notices and circulations: wanted, red; inquiry, blue; warning, green; unidentified bodies, black; missing persons/amnesia victims, yellow; diffusions or circulations; other notices
  • Stolen art bulletins
  • Instruction manuals
  • External relations: relations with the League of Nations; relations with United Nations entities; relations with other specialized agencies.
  • 7. Management of Interpol. Finances
  • Meetings
  • Conferences and synopsia
  • Technical assistance
  • Agendas
  • Voting
  • Control of police records. 8. Summation.
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