Digitization of combating drug crime (including juvenile) as the need of the time: international legal analysis

Keywords: digitalization, crimes, drug trafficking, drugs, precursors.


An essential component of the activity of law enforcement units is combating crimes in the field of drug trafficking. In the conditions of digitalization, significant attention is paid to the digitalization of methods of combating crimes in this field. Therefore, it is necessary to examine the international legal experience of digitalization of methods of combating crimes in the field of drug trafficking. The research methodology includes such methods as theoretical methods (identification and resolution of contradictions, problem statement, hypothesis creation, analysis, synthesis, comparison, abstraction, concretization), empirical methods (survey, monitoring, experiment, observation, measurement, survey, testing), methods of direct data collection (interviews, questionnaires), methods of information processing and analysis (method of generalizing indicators, method of correlation analysis). As a result of the study, the problematic issues of the international practice of digitization of methods of combating crimes in the field of drug trafficking are outlined.


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Author Biographies

Nataliia Myroshnychenko, National University «Odesa Law Academy» (Ukraine).

Ph.D., Professor of the Department of Criminal Law of National University «Odesa Law Academy» (Ukraine).

Malahat Hajiyeva, Child Protection Department (Azerbaijan).

Ph.D., The Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic, Head of Child Protection Department (Azerbaijan).

Alina Murzanovska, National University «Odesa Law Academy» (Ukraine).

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Procedure, Detective and Investigative Activities, National University «Odesa Law Academy» (Ukraine).

Ruslan Shekhavtsov, Lviv State University of Internal Affairs (Ukraine).

Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Criminal Procedure and Forensics of Faculty No. 1 of the Institute for Training Specialists for National Police Units of the Lviv State University of Internal Affairs (Ukraine).

Yaryna Tesliuk, Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine).

Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Administrative and Information Law of the Institute of Law, Psychology and Innovation Education of the Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine).


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How to Cite
Myroshnychenko, N., Hajiyeva, M., Murzanovska, A., Shekhavtsov, R., & Tesliuk, Y. (2022). Digitization of combating drug crime (including juvenile) as the need of the time: international legal analysis. Amazonia Investiga, 11(58), 161-167. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2022.58.10.17