Investigation Capacity of Criminal Justice Systems
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JSCA has conducted studies on the prosecution’s capacity to handle complex crimes. The legitimacy of and trust of the people in criminal procedure systems are tested by complex cases, which have a greater impact on public opinion. In view of this, the criminal prosecution must take steps to ensure that it is capable of meeting social expectations. 



  • To document and analyze investigation strategies and work dynamics within the prosecution team regarding complex crimes based on the gathering and analysis of data on the main obstacles in criminal investigation.
  • To identify the main formal and informal incentives that exist in the various agencies that execute criminal prosecution and to analyze those that allow for increased effectiveness in the investigation of complex crimes.
  • To generate methodological tools for engaging in more profound academic research in order to obtain higher quality, more reliable data that can then be used in proposals for solving problems in the prosecution of complex crimes.



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