Reconstruction as a method of crime investigation

Keywords: expert, investigation (search) actions, methodology, modeling, reconstruction.

Abstract

The purpose of the article is to analyze the method of reconstruction as one of the general scientific methods of criminology used in the investigation of crimes. The subject of research is the method of reconstruction in forensic science. The research methodology includes the use of general scientific and special methods of scientific cognition: dialectical, historical and legal, formal and logical, comparative and legal, logical, system and structural methods, method of generalization. Research results. General scientific methods of criminology and their significance for crime investigation are considered. Reconstruction as a type of modeling method and its place in the system of forensic methods is defined. The signs of reconstruction and its features distinguishing from modeling are analyzed. The variants of reconstruction and their features are given. Practical meaning. The concept of reconstruction as an independent method of crime investigation and its implementation in the system of investigative (search) actions are proposed. Value / originality. Emphasis is placed on the need for further study of reconstruction as a special method of investigating crimes.

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Author Biographies

Andrii Hryhorenko, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine.

Postgraduate Student of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine.

Oleh Musiienko, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine.

Ph.D in Law, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Criminalistics of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine.

Viktoriia Boiko-Dzhumelia, National University "Odessa Law Academy", Ukraine.

Postgraduate student of the Department of Criminalistics of the National University "Odessa Law Academy", Ukraine.

Andrii Sakovskyi, National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine. 

PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Director of the Educational and Scientific Institute No. 2 of the National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine. 

Anna Myrovska, National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Criminal Sciences and Forensic Medicine of the National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-10-29
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Hryhorenko, A., Musiienko, O., Boiko-Dzhumelia, V., Sakovskyi, A., & Myrovska, A. (2021). Reconstruction as a method of crime investigation. Amazonia Investiga, 10(45), 113-119. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.45.09.12
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