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Published: 26 August 2010

238 Pages


ISBN: 9780199578436

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

Organized Crime

Policing Illegal Business Entrepreneurialism

Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, and Petter Gottschalk

  • Takes a unique approach to organized crime, following the framework of a business model
  • Explains how investigators can disrupt and dismantle a criminal business activity through current policing practices and policies
  • Provides an in-depth look at how a crime business develops over time, exploring the key business phases of establishing, expanding, consolidating, and positioning
  • Features numerous practical examples, case studies and crime scenarios to contextualise the market and business dynamics of organised crime around the world
  • Includes highly relevant diagrams which explain key concepts and their practical application

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