International experience of crime investigation in the field of human trafficking

Keywords: exploitation, human trafficking, legislation, responsibility, slavery, Ukraine.

Abstract

The paper aims to define an effective anti-human trafficking system in Ukraine. On the basis of theoretical information and international experience systematic analysis, the peculiarities of investigating crimes in the field of human trafficking are identified: timely receipt of information concerning crimes commission, assigning a case of human trafficking to an investigator or prosecutor with positive experience in detecting such crimes, cooperation of law enforcement agencies with each other and law enforcement agencies of other states in regard to effective ways of such crimes investigation, an effective system of human trafficking victims support. It is possible to increase the effectiveness of combating human trafficking through activities in the following areas: training of law enforcement officers in accordance with international standards; exchange of experience between Ukrainian law enforcement officers with the employees of relevant institutions of other countries; enshrinement at the statutory level of stricter responsibility for such crimes commission; monitoring the compliance of the Ukrainian anti-human trafficking system activities with international standards; creation of a comprehensive support system for human trafficking victims.

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Author Biographies

Yaroslav Y. Buhaiov, Kharkiv National University V. Karazin, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Kharkiv Aviation Squadron, Head of Department, Kharkiv National University V. Karazin, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Oleh P. Koretskyi, Institution of higher education Lviv University business and law, Lviv, Ukraine.

Associate Professor of Judiciary, Prosecutor's Office and advocacy Institution of higher education Lviv University business and law, Lviv, Ukraine.

Viktoriia V. Koretska, Kivertsiv District Court, Volyn Region.

Judge of Kivertsiv District Court, Volyn Region.

Serhii V. Penkov, "Dnipro humanitarian university", Dnipro city, Ukraine.

Doctor of Law, Professor "Dnipro humanitarian university", Dnipro city, Ukraine.

Artem O. Shapar, Scientific Institute Donetsk State University of Internal Affairs, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine.

PhD of Law, Associate Professor Deputy Director for Educational and Research Activities of the Kryvyi Rih Educational and Scientific Institute Donetsk State University of Internal Affairs, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-12-17
How to Cite
Buhaiov, Y. Y., Koretskyi, O. P., Koretska, V. V., Penkov, S. V., & Shapar, A. O. (2021). International experience of crime investigation in the field of human trafficking. Amazonia Investiga, 10(47), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.47.11.16
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