INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE The Practice of International and Transnational Policing by John Casey, Carolina Press, ISBN 978-1-59460-425-6, 2010, 245 pp.

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Friday, January 1, 2010
Bruce Zagaris
This book discusses three key areas of the international dimension of policing: (1) comparative policing and the creation of international “good practice” (Chapters 1, 2 and 3); (2) cooperative efforts to respond to emerging international and transnational crime threats (Chapters 4 and 5); and (3) peace operations and capacity-building in post-conflict and transitional societies (Chapter 6). The six chapters all focus on the institutional-level work of police agencies and the cooperation between them. Throughout the book are numerous boxes with short case studies and other practical examples of international and transnational policing, which are based on diverse sources, as well as on the author’s personal experiences...(more)