East African Community Working Towards Security Deal With Interpol

Saturday, November 17th, 2012


As cooperation between members of the East African Community (EAC) deepens, there is an unfortunate by expected increase in crime. The EAC is a a regional intergovernmental organization comrpised of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Law enforcement officials cite the rise in crime as a byproduct of development. To combat this rise in crime, the EAC has set a high priority on fighting transnational crime. As part of this initiative, the EAC and INTERPOL are working towards signing a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the fight against transnational crime.

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