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On Organized crime and police cooperation in the European Union — lessons learned. Interview with Professor Cyrille Fijnaut.


Marcel-Eugène LeBeuf, Ph.D.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Research and Evaluation
Community, Contract and Aboriginal Policing Services
Royal Canadian Mounted Police


The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police or the Government of Canada.


Professor Cyrille Fijnaut is one of the leading figures in Europe with regard to many policing issues, among them, police cooperation in Europe and organized crime. He has published in many journals and has been involved in enquiries Commission as head of research.

Professor Fijnaut is currently serving at the katholieke Universiteit Brabant/Tilburg University in The Netherlands and is professor at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven/K.U. Leuven in Belgium. He is also visiting professor of law at New York University School of Law, Global Law School Program.

We conducted an interview in his home in Tilburg in June 2002.

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