Law and Political Sciences | Article | Published 2021
In recent years, the international community has developed and opened for signature a number of international agreements regulating international cooperation in the fight against crime. Along with the legal regulation of traditional legal institutions, such as mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, these instruments provide an international legal framework for new areas of cooperation in this field. One of them is the operational-investigative group or the international investigation teams. The organization of such types of investigation and joint activities of States is one of the most effective forms of interaction between interrogators, investigative bodies and law enforcement agencies, as well as other state bodies in the field of crime prevention and investigation. The Institute of joint investigations and joint interrogative teams is one of the new directions of international cooperation in the field of criminal justice, which requires detailed research. The structure of such interrogative groups simplifies the procedure for seeking legal assistance in criminal cases, helps to eliminate problems with the collection and evaluation of evidence, and so on. In this article, the author has scientifically justified the effectiveness and positive results of the activities of operational search groups, international investigative teams under international law. Comments were also made on the further development of this activity.
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