As cooperation between members of the East African Community (EAC) deepens, there is an unfortunate by expected increase in crime. The EAC is a a regional intergovernmental organization comrpised of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Law enforcement officials cite the rise in crime as a byproduct of development. To combat this rise in crime, the EAC has set a high priority on fighting transnational crime. As part of this initiative, the EAC and INTERPOL are working towards signing a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the fight against transnational crime.
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