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Children's LiteratureWhen detectives in York, Pennsylvania, arrested a man for camcorder theft, they thought they had caught a simple thief. But when they discovered a driver's license from Chile in the man's pocket, they sent information to Interpol—an international police organization—and discovered that the man was not only wanted for theft in countries on three continents, but he was also wanted for murder. This book examines the history, aims and organization of Interpol, a group of police from many countries sharing information in order to reduce crime around the world. Included are chapters on the detectives who organized Interpol, the information pipeline, and the criminals Interpol has investigated. Many full color photos accompany the text and insets discuss such subjects as money laundering and whether or not the US should belong to Interpol. There is also a time line, bibliography, a brief glossary and an index. This book is part of the "International Organizations" series by World Almanac Library. 2004, World Almanac Library, $ 29.26. Ages 10 up.