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Comparative Policing in Central and Eastern Europe – Preliminary Observations

Gorazd Mesko, from the FCJS-University of Maribor, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category “Criminal Justice and Human Rights,” under the title “Comparative Policing in Central and Eastern Europe – Preliminary Observations”. Here is the abstract: The presentation focuses on observations from collected papers for Handbook on Policing in Central and Eastern Europe (Springer, planned for 2013, edited by Me_ko, Fields, Lobnikar and Sotlar). A collection of papers from Central and Eastern Europe deal with the development of policing in the last 20 years. Preliminary observations on differences and similarities of police organizations, structures and functions, crime and disorder trends in the last 20 years, police training and police educational systems, changes in policing in the last 20 years, current trends in policing (public and private, multilateral, plural policing), police, the media and public opinion on police, recent trends in research on policing – specificities of research on police and policing (researchers and the police), and future developments in policing will be presented.

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  • “Comparative Policing in Central and Eastern Europe – Preliminary Observations”, by Gorazd Mesko (Proceedings)

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