Problem

Ineffective legislation against organized crime

Other Names:
Ineffective laws against racketeering
Nature:

Ineffective legislation against organized criminals, whose untouchable images are only enhanced by hesitant officials, leaves a society feeling insecure and unsure of the power of the government's protection.

Incidence:

Organized crime was cheating the USA of more than $18 billion a year and costing it more than 400,000 jobs, it raised consumer prices about 0.3% and reduced per capita income more than $77 in 1985. During the approximate 150 years of British rule in Hong Kong, UK officials failed all attempts to eliminate the power of organized criminals in the city.

Related Problems:
Police negligence
Reduced By:
Fear of police
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
24.06.2019 – 16:21 CEST