• Short Summary

    THE GENERALS IN THE WAR AGAINST CRIME HAVE BEEN MEETING IN THE FINNISH CAPITAL OF HELSINKI FOR THE PAST WEEK.

  • Description

    THE GENERALS IN THE WAR AGAINST CRIME HAVE BEEN MEETING IN THE FINNISH CAPITAL OF HELSINKI FOR THE PAST WEEK. THEY ARE KNOWN TO THE WORLD AS THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANISATION, SHORTENED TO "INTERPOL".

    NEW MEMBER NATIONS ARE ALGERIA, BOLIVIA, THE CONGO (LEOPOLDVILLE) AND JAMAICA, BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER TO 89.

    THE RETIRING SECRETARY-GENERAL, M. MARCEL SICOT, REPORTED TO THE CONFERENCE THAT 3,000 CASES WEE HANDLED IN THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30. OF THESE, 700 WERE COUNTERFEITING AND 700 DRUG TRAFFICKING. SWINDLING ALSO FIGURED PROMINENTLY.

    HE SUGGESTED INTERPOL SHOULD THIS YEAR CONCENTRATE ON JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AND METHODS TO COMBAT IT, AND TO IMPROVE THE PROTECTION OF BANKS AGAINST ROBBERIES. HE ALSO SUGGESTED A START SHOULD BEGIN ON THEIR NEW HEADQUARTERS IN A PARIS SUBURB.

    INTERPOL'S PRESIDENT, SIR RICHARD JACKSON, OF BRITAIN'S SCOTLAND YARD CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT, SAID IN HIS SPEECH MUTUAL CO-OPERATION AMONG THE WORLD'S POLICE FORCES WAS A "BASIC NECESSITY" IN THE CONTINUING WAR AGAINST THE PROFESSIONAL CRIMINALS.

    FILM SHOWS THE MEETING HALL AND DELEGATES L.O. EDET, OF LAGOS, NIGERIA; R. DULLIEN, OF WEST GERMANY; M. BAUREL AND M. ANDREW GUENON, OF FRANCE; BRITAIN'S SIR RICHARD JACKSON; ALGERIAN DELEGATE, U.S. DELEGATES AND TANGANYIKA, KINGSTON AND AUSTRALIAN REPS. ALSO FILMED ARE DELEGATES FROM DAHOMEY, THE IVORY COAST AND NIGERIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5RRLXENLRWLUQ0ONH1WQYXGE1
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RRLXENLRWLUQ0ONH1WQYXGE1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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