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          • Year: 2012
          • Collection of Policy Papers on Police Reform in Serbia, Number 7

          • Police corruption control and social consequences of corruption in the police in Serbia are two main topics of the seventh issue of Collection of Policy Papers on Police Reform in Serbia.

        • The authors of Collection present overview of the police corruption problem in Serbia and explain the risks and importance of dealing with these issues, but also propose answers in the form of recommendations for policy maker.

          First of all, BCSP Researcher Sasa Djordjevic identifies the importance of external and internal oversight of the police in preventing and suppressing police corruption.

          Internal and external controllers play a significant role in eliminating corruption risks which are addressed in the second part of the paper based on typology of police corruption risks drafted by Transparency International. However, for a successful fight against police corruption it is necessary to eliminate deficiencies in the police internal control authorities and in external oversight institutions, which will be presented in the third and the fourth part of the paper. The paper presents guidelines for improving the fight against police corruption.

          Associate Jan Litavski explains that seriousness of the consequences of the corruption in police of one country depends on a number of factors - level of presence, type of corruption, legal framework and many other factors. In his paper Litavski gives overview of fight against corruption in Serbia, together with the definition of the corruption and toll of negative effects for society.

        • Tags: corruption, police, policy, Sasa Djordjevic
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