Tag Archives: Denmark

Speed camera effectiveness

This web page summarizes a recent systematic review of the impact of speed cameras, with links to the full study and advice for implementation. The review of 51 studies across 15 countries found, on average, a 52% reduction of vehicles … Continue reading

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2016 corruption perceptions index

Transparency International has released its annual report on corruption perceptions in 176 countries around the world, available here. The index incorporates multiple data sources about public sector corruption, including but not limited to police. Somalia remains in last place with … Continue reading

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Human rights focus in West Africa

This press release announces formation of the West African Platform on Human Rights and Policing comprised of founding members Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso, with support from Denmark. The aim of the Platform is “to provide its members with human … Continue reading

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2015 corruption index

Transparency International has published its 2015 corruption perceptions index, available here. (The index incorporates both public sector and private sector corruption.) Somalia is ranked most corrupt out of 167 countries, Denmark least corrupt. The other countries ranked least corrupt in … Continue reading

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Centralizing & decentralizing in Denmark

This article featuring the Danish national police commissioner discusses finding the right balance between national standards and local flexibility.

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Understaffed in Denmark

According to this article, police staffing in Denmark has been significantly reallocated to anti-terror assignments in Copenhagen and elsewhere since February, resulting in reduced attention to ordinary police duties and heavy overtime burdens.

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The new terrorism

This article provides a useful analysis and framework for thinking about new forms of terrorism, drawing parallels to youth gang involvement and emphasizing the importance of exclusion, identity, and status in the lure of extremism for some young people.

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