n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The role of Interpol in combating maritime piracy
|Article Title||The role of Interpol in combating maritime piracy|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Tshwane University of Technology and 2 Tshwane University of Technology|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
|Pages||108 - 120|
|Issue||Special Edition 1|
|Keyword(s)||International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) and Policing maritime piracy as organised crime|
This article examines the scope of maritime piracy in the world, specifically in the African region. It analyses trends and focuses on the role that the International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has played in the policing of maritime piracy. The article discusses maritime piracy as an organised crime enterprise and a serious problem that affects global security as well as the economy. The article also points out that INTERPOL, as the largest international law-enforcement agency, has an important role to play in the policing of maritime piracy.
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