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The RCF is an inclusive and non-binding initiative of the Bali Process. Under the RCF, member states are encouraged to enter in to practical arrangements which:

, Petrus van Duyne, Klaus von Lampe, Nikos Passas (eds.), 2002.

and Germany while also addressing the issue of transnational organized crime.

Other books from the Cross-border Crime Colloquium series.

There are a number of general texts on the role and use of technology in the criminal justice system. Due to the rapid and significant changes in technology over the past two decades, it is difficult to find particularly current works on the topic. In addition, given the depth and variety of technologies used throughout the system, their depth of content is variable. Both and provide an introductory overview to the range of technologies used across law enforcement agencies with particular emphasis on communications technology. provides an overview on the factors affecting the adoption of technologies in state and local law enforcement agencies. gives an interesting and up-to-date exploration of the application of technology in courtrooms and its prospective impact on the judicial process generally. provides an important exposition on the issues facing law enforcement in order to investigate cybercrimes. and provide explorations on a range of technologies used by police, courts, and corrections.

As stated in the Declaration of BIMSTEC, its objectives are:

This recent article provides an overview of the innovations applied across police agencies in the past decade and attempts to understand why specific resources are adopted relative to their impact on the field and citizens generally.


ASEAN Political - Security Community

This chapter highlights the value of cross-national research for the larger field of criminology and discusses methodological and theoretical challenges and future directions for research.

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues …

Overview of the communications, database, vehicle, and weapons technologies employed by law enforcement, with a brief discussion of the evolution of these resources over time. This text would be appropriate for law enforcement courses at all levels.

Transnational Crime and Justice, LL.M. - at United …

Stamatel, Janet P. 2009. Contributions of cross-national research at the beginning of the 21st century. In Handbook on crime and deviance. Edited by Marvin Krohn, Alan Lizotte, and Gina Penly-Hall, 3–22. New York: Springer. DOI:

Southeastern European Organized Crime

Argues that comparative research is necessary to understand whether the United States is unique with respect to crime and social control. Uses the difficulties of explaining the American crime drop as one of his examples.

Organized Crime in the Americas

This book provides a very robust discussion of the use of visual and multimedia digital technologies by lawyers and their effect on judges, juries, and the larger public as a whole. In particular, they consider how the implementation of visual media influences the presentation of evidence and the value of virtual courts and telecommunications to engender the legal process using actual trials as case examples.

For further information on the Bali Process, .

Zimring, Frank E. 2006. The necessity and value of transnational comparative study: Some preaching from a recent convert. Criminology and Public Policy 5.4: 615–622. DOI: