There are two particular benefits of prosecutorial involvement early in an investigation. First, prosecutors, given their awareness of the nature and quantity of evidence necessary to obtain a conviction, are in a position to ensure the efficiency and the effectiveness of the investigative process. Second, they are in a position to oversee the integrity of the investigative process, to ensure that the human rights of suspects are not violated. Of

Given the technological, legal and cultural diversity of the world's nations, it is not surprising that priorities differ. Some nations are deeply concerned about theft of intellectual property; for others, blasphemous or seditious communications are of paramount concern. Others still are concerned about the application of digital technology for the sexual exploitation of children.