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Solution for Security in the Face of Globalization

The Challenge

Globalization has transformed the nature of crime and the need for security. Under current systems of justice, crime fighting and crime prevention tend to be conducted in local, national and internati ...

Globalization has transformed the nature of crime and the need for security. Under current systems of justice, crime fighting and crime prevention tend to be conducted in local, national and international policy silos. These systems are no longer appropriate for dealing with the globalization of crime, which has come to include multifaceted, complex and highly interrelated domains, such as terrorism, drug trafficking, cybercrime and urban violence.

Prosecution bodies and courts must shift their focus from exclusive law enforcement to problem-solving.

Courts should increasingly shift from being judiciary bodies to being problem-solving bodies. For example, specialized courts (those focused on drugs, domestic violence, guns, etc.) do not focus solely on calling offenders to account but also address the issues behind the case. Prosecution bodies are still at the beginning of this shift. Yet the first experiments suggest that a holistic approach, together with specialization with respect to topic, enhances both the efficiency and efficacy of prosecution.

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