International
and
Comparative
Policing
CRIM 405.003
Prof. Andrew Novak
Agenda
 United Kingdom
 France
 Germany
 China
 Japan
 Saudi Arabia
 International Policing
United Kingdom
 Origins in feudal constable
 1829: London police reformed into world’s
first modern police agency
 Toda...
France
 Strong centralized police force (Roman
model)
 Derives from medieval office of provost
 Much more militarized t...
Germany
 Like UK, police in Germany are relatively
decentralized
 Schutzpolizei (Schupo): Municipal police
 Kriminalpol...
China
 Shared responsibility of Ministry of Justice
(courts/prisons) and Ministry of Public Security
(police)
 Socialist...
Japan
 Historically very low crime rate, but
increase in organized crime
 Highly centralized police force, under
control...
Saudi Arabia
 Civic police under Interior ministry and
religious police under Committee for
Protection of Virtue
 Religi...
International
 UN Office of Drugs and Crime – administers treaties
and provides assistance to developing countries
 Inte...
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International and comparative policing

  1. 1. International and Comparative Policing CRIM 405.003 Prof. Andrew Novak
  2. 2. Agenda  United Kingdom  France  Germany  China  Japan  Saudi Arabia  International Policing
  3. 3. United Kingdom  Origins in feudal constable  1829: London police reformed into world’s first modern police agency  Today, under Ministry of Home Affairs  Policing is shared responsibility between federal and local governments
  4. 4. France  Strong centralized police force (Roman model)  Derives from medieval office of provost  Much more militarized than British police  Not completely independent of judiciary  Divided between Police Nationale (Interior ministry) and Gendarmerie (Defense ministry)  Unlike UK, public distrust of police
  5. 5. Germany  Like UK, police in Germany are relatively decentralized  Schutzpolizei (Schupo): Municipal police  Kriminalpolizei (Kripo): Investigatory police  Challenges posed by right wing extremists and by immigration
  6. 6. China  Shared responsibility of Ministry of Justice (courts/prisons) and Ministry of Public Security (police)  Socialist emphasis on involving citizenry in policing; volunteer public security groups act as eyes and ears of police  Emphasis on administrative justice: Police can levy fines or short periods of detention without involvement of judicial process for petty crimes or social deviance
  7. 7. Japan  Historically very low crime rate, but increase in organized crime  Highly centralized police force, under control of an impartial commission  Police stations divided into “koban,” neighborhood community police that mediate disputes and provide counseling  Very strict gun laws, even for police
  8. 8. Saudi Arabia  Civic police under Interior ministry and religious police under Committee for Protection of Virtue  Religious police are powerful vigilante force that monitor deviance from Islam  Special judicial review for death penalty, stoning, and amputation for theft  Civic police governed by Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution
  9. 9. International  UN Office of Drugs and Crime – administers treaties and provides assistance to developing countries  Interpol – shares information about transnational criminals; liaison between national police forces  Europol – EU law enforcement agency  Frontex – EU border control agency  UN Police – provides police missions for transitional or postconflict countries  Financial Action Task Force – helps suppress money laundering/terrorist financing and tracks financial transfers

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