n Institute for Security Studies Papers - Assessing the crime fighters : the ability of the criminal justice system to solve and prosecute crime

Volume 1999, Issue 40
  • ISSN : 1026-0404



This paper looks at a number of the criminal justice system?s performance indicators to identify its crucial weaknesses. Most of the analysis will be devoted to the last three years (1996-98) for which comprehensive statistics are available for the whole country. However, a brief overview of selected historical trends is given as these provide valuable insight into some of the current weaknesses of the criminal justice system.

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