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International Organized Crime: Recent Developments in Policy and Research

Speakers
John T. Picarelli, Social Science Analyst, International Center, Office of the Director, National Institute of Justice, Washington, D.C.; Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, Director of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council; Head, International Organized Crime Intelligence and Operations Center, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; Lisa Holtyn, Senior Intelligence Adviser, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Since 2008, DOJ has been reviewing its policies and programs on international organized crime, with the goal of strengthening law enforcement's response to this threat. In this NIJ Conference Panel, the speakers will explore how DOJ and other U.S. government agencies are responding to it. Attendees will learn more about the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council, the International Organized Crime Intelligence and Operations Center, and the recent National Intelligence Estimate on International Organized Crime. Staff from NIJ's International Center will discuss the results of a recent expert working group on research needs in this area and how the Institute is supporting its sister agencies with research and information.

Date Created: August 13, 2019