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The not so thin blue line after all? investigative resources dedicated to fighting fraud/economic crime in the United Kingdom

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The not so thin blue line after all? investigative resources dedicated to fighting fraud/economic crime in the United Kingdom. / Button, Mark; Blackbourn, Dean; Tunley, Martin.

In: Policing, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2015, p. 129-142.

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abstract = "This article using Freedom of Information requests to all the major police forces in the UK identifies the resources dedicated to specialist police/economic crime. The article shows there has been an increase in resources in comparison to other recent studies, and it also illustrates the organizational structures dedicated to economic crime/fraud, the priority given to fraud/economic crime, and the growing use of civilians. It also makes comparison to some other major investigative bodies dedicated to fraud; and concludes that although the resources maybe increasing, they are still not commensurate to the scale of the problem of economic crime and more resources are still required. ",
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