Features of disciplinary liability of police officers
The objective of this article is to formulate the definition of the notion of disciplinary responsibility of police officers, to highlight and study the features of this legal phenomenon in the legal system of individual European states. The research was carried out on a complex of general and special scientific methods. In particular, was used the hermeneutic, the logical method of convergence from simple to complex, the logical-semantic, the logical-legal, the comparative-legal method. The author of this article has studied the features of the disciplinary responsibility of police officers. The author focuses on the fact that the disciplinary responsibility of police officers has a number of features: 1) police officers are subjects of special disciplinary responsibility; 2) the content of a disciplinary offense (misconduct) of a police officer is broader than that of persons who are not in the public service; 3) the number of disciplinary sanctions applied to police officers is wider than for employees who are not in the public service; 4) the procedure for bringing to disciplinary responsibility of police officers of Ukraine is specific; 5) employees of the National Police of Ukraine are brought to disciplinary responsibility in case of committing any offense (criminal, administrative, civil).
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