Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise was held an interdepartmental scientific and practical seminar on the topic “Features of conducting research during the investigation of fire-related crimes”.
In this event were involved representatives of forensic experts of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Scientific and Research Forensic Centers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Ukrainian Research Institute of Civil Protection, the National Police of Ukraine, representatives of educational institutions, employees of the Cherkassy Institute of Fire Safety named after the Heroes of Chernobyl and the National Academy of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
During the meeting, experts were able to discuss the issue of:
- organization of interaction between the structural divisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (State Research Forensic Center and State Emergency Service of Ukraine) with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine for conducting fire and technical expert examinations and expert studies, in particular regarding the identification and recording of research objects during urgent investigative in the scene of fire;
- joint actions of the internal affairs bodies, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine during the fire scene inspection, detection, suppression, prevention and investigation of criminal offenses related to fires in accordance with the Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs No. 621 as of July 24, 2017 “On Approving the Procedure for Joint Actions of the National Police of Ukraine, The State Service of Ukraine for Emergencies and the Expert Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine during the inspection of the fire scene”;
- prospects of interaction of forensic experts of forensic research institutions of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and experts of experimental laboratories of the territorial bodies of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in conducting research on fires and developing ways and methods to be used to establish the causes of their occurrence.
In addition, it dealt with the specifics of the appointment and conduct of fire and technical expertise, forensic examination of the circumstances of fires that arose as a result of deliberate destruction or damage to someone else’s property and investigations of fires related to emergency work of electrical equipment.
A separate topic of the discussion was the procedure for conducting an additional inspection of the scene with the participation of specialists of the State Service of Ukraine for Emergencies, the Explosive Technical Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the Expert Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine of the State Research Experimental Forensic Center.
After the theoretical part of the seminar was finished, the participants visited the fire testing area of the Ukrainian Civil Protection Research Institute.
Київський науково-дослідний інститут судових експертиз
Директор: Рувін Олександр Григорович
Поштова адреса: 03057, м. Київ, вул. Смоленська, 6
Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise
Director: Ruvin Oleksandr
Mailling address: 03057, City of Kyiv Smolenska Street, 6