Problems Of Using YERDR As A System Of Information Support For Pre-Trial Investigation Of Criminal Offenses

  • S.M. Krul
Keywords: information support, crime investigation.


Practice shows that today law enforcement is increasingly a need to obtain and use information about objects that were in the scope of the investigation on a variety of information systems regardless of their departmental affiliation. Therefore, it is proper information and reference software is a prerequisite for success of the pre-trial investigation.

Crime investigation, as a dynamic procedural activity, goes through separate stages and is a process of transition from the original procedural situations to the next. Such activities are not possible without proper information and inquiry support for the investigation of crimes.

Analyzing this order, it should be noted that the YERDR structure includes a large number of records of persons for whom criminal proceedings have been opened, as well as persons who were interested persons (applicant, victim, etc.) of these proceedings. In connection with what we can attribute a single register of pre-trial investigations to the information-inquiry systems of pre-trial investigation bodies.

Therefore, it can be concluded that the investigator conducting the direct investigation of criminal offenses is limited in information on other criminal offenses. As a result, investigators consider the ineffective use of YERDR in criminal investigations as information support. Therefore, we suggest that investigators, after reporting a suspected person, have access to information outside the criminal offenses that they are being investigated. In addition, the cases provided for by the law on state secrets.

This paper analyzes the use «YERDR» criminal investigation body and along these lines is suggested to use a registry as providing information and help investigate crimes.