Intelligence Organization and Background Intelligence
Intelligence is the decisive element in fighting professional crime. Sophisticated criminals are adept at concealing their identity and their activities within urban societies and the chance of finding them without good intelligence is no better than the chance of finding an experienced terrorist gang living in dense jungle or in the honeycomb of shanty towns around a Latin American city.
KeywordsPolice Officer Police Force Civil Liberty Money Laundering Criminal Intelligence
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Notes and References
- 1.HAC (Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons), Third-Report: Organized Crime, London, HMSO, 17 July 1995, paras 93–6.Google Scholar
- 3.JIC (Joint Intelligence Committee), Central Intelligence Machinery, London, HMSO, 1993.Google Scholar
- 5.Richard Clutterbuck, Terrorism, Drugs and Crime in Europe after 1992, London and New York, Routledge, 1990, pp. 61–7.Google Scholar
- 8.Richard Clutterbuck, Terrorism in an Unstable World, London and New York, Routledge, 1994 (pp. 74–6) examines the prospects and limitations of computers in the police intelligence field more fully.Google Scholar