Organized Crime Goes International Analytical Essay by Sammy

Organized Crime Goes International
An analysis and examination of organized crime both in the United States and internationally, with specific reference to its history and characteristics.
# 4159 | 2,500 words | 22 sources | 2001 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in English (Analysis) , Criminology (Organized Crime Studies) , Sociology (General)

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In this paper the author analyzes and examines organized crime. The history of organized crime in the United States is discussed; the distinguishing characteristics of organized crime groups are examined and reviewed; the tensions between federal, international, and state laws in fighting organized crime are discussed; the supply of illicit drugs into the United States is examined and finally, the paper concludes with recommendations for battling organized crime.

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?Organized crime poses severe threats to international and national security, particularly as the economy becomes increasingly global. Such threats present new conflicts that will require innovative strategies in the future. Cooperation among global organized crime groups has increased as restrictions have lessened between international borders.?

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