Abstract for: Applying Systems Thinking to Design a Criminal Policy

This paper illustrates the design of a holistic criminal policy through various methodological tools, based on objective and rational parameters. The main purpose of this particular design of criminal policy is to provide the justice prosecutors with valuable elements in order to make crime investigation more efficient, and also, to be used as a complement for the correct use of the capacities that the new accusatory system assigns. The relevance of this study resides on the systemic structuring of the crime incidence and other analysis criteria, it also provides elements for the decision-making process of the authority, crime investigation, use of alternative solutions and coordination activities with more instances involved in crime prevention and prosecution; which will derive in human and material resources optimization.