RESEARCH LABORATORY OF CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND PROBLEMS OF CRIME PREVENTION

Main directions of activity

  • analysis and forecasting of the development of socio-political and socio-economic processes (factors) that influence the performance of tasks assigned to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, state, structure and dynamics of crime in the state;
  • monitoring of the state of public security, law and order in the state, analysis and forecasting of the state, structure and dynamics of crimes in Ukraine and its regions, the level of their social danger, determination of the main tendencies of their further development;
  • approbation of the newest methods and technologies of analysis and forecasting of crime;
  • definition of the state of certain types of crimes, factors that determine them, measures to combat them;
  • development of anti-crime measures in the field of economic activity;
  • research of theoretical, normative and organizational principles of prevention of crime and certain types of criminal behavior;
  • development and examination of legislative and other normative legal acts according to the directions of work of the laboratory, preparation of corresponding conclusions;
  • research and analysis of the state of public opinion about crime and police activities to counteract it.

Results of scientific activities

During 2017, the research laboratory of criminological research and crime prevention issues carried out research in the following areas:

  1. The criminal situation in Ukraine in 2016–2017 and the forecast for its development in the coming years.
  2. Security from criminal offenses in the regions of Ukraine: monitoring of tendencies and factors of influence.
  3. Crime of juveniles in Ukraine: criminological characteristics and prevention measures.
  4. Methodological provision of prediction of crime in Ukraine.
  5. Interviewing of police officers on the satisfaction with the work and progress of the reforming of the National Police of Ukraine.
  6. Detection and prevention of criminal and other offenses committed in the field of operations with real estate objects.
  7. Detection and prevention of criminal and other offenses committed in the field of land allocation, circulation and use of land resources, in particular, related to illegal alienation and change in the purpose of land use.
  8. Detection and prevention of criminal and other offenses committed in the process of acquisition, supply of material assets to the state material reserve and management.
  9. Model of police-guided analytics: general principles and methodological support.
  10. Assessment of threats of resonant crimes and organized crime in Ukraine on the methodology of Europol "SOCTA–2017".