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Review and assessment questions


a) Describe the three most significant ‘non-traditional’ approaches to the prevention of organized crime presented in this Module.

b) Which are the main “regulatory, disruption and non-justice system approaches” presented in this Module? What type of interventions do they include? Can you think of other types of interventions in this category which were not included in this Module?

c) Why are public awareness campaigns important in the fight against organized crime?

d) Provide some examples of measures that counter the proceeds of crime and how this contributes to (organized) crime prevention.

e) What are the advantages of using non-criminal penalties as a way to reduce the circumstances favourable to organized crime (compared to criminal penalties)? How do they contribute to (organized) crime prevention?

f) What are the specific challenges connected with the rehabilitation and social reintegration of ex-detainees who were members – or leaders - of organized criminal groups? How can these challenges be overcome?