Special Investigation Activity Comparative Studies

Oleksandr V. Manzhai, Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine


Keywords: special investigative techniques, comprehensive approach, law enforcement, special investigation activity system

Afripol — a New Initiative of Police Cooperation Between African Countries

Adrian Szumski, University of Wrocław, Poland


Keywords: Africa, cooperation, police

The Use of Marksmen in Hostage Situations Related to the Abduction of People for Ransom

Kuba Jałoszyński, Jacek Bil, Police Academy in Szczytno, Poland


Keywords: kidnapping, ransom, terror crime, imprisonment, sharpshooter, police forces, rescue shot, shot ultimate, sniper

The Use of Firearms by Ship Security Personnel in Respect of Exclusion of Unlawfulness Under Polish Law

Kamil Frąckowiak, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn


Keywords: maritime piracy, security guard, use of firearms

Typical Errors in the Preliminary Investigation of Murder Criminal Cases and their Consideration within Court Proceedings

Yurij Petrovich Garmaev, Kuban State Agrarian University, Russian Federation

Albina Alexandrovna Kirillova, Supreme Court of the Republic of Buryatia, Russian Federation

Vladimir Petrovich Kramarenko, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation


Keywords: court proceedings, investigative errors, violations of the law, criminal cases of murder, judges, investigators, alleged violations, forensic recommendations

Problems of Tactics of the Court Investigation

Valery Yrevich Shepitko, Kramarenko Vladimir Petrovich, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation


Keywords: forensic knowledge, court tactics, tactical ways of conducting court activities

The Protection of Prisoners’ Health in the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights

Klaudia Cenda-Miedzińska, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Institute of Security Education and Civic Education, Poland


Keywords: protection, health, medical treatment, prisoners, the European Court of Human Rights

Combating Terrorism through Interdepartmental Projects


Waldemar Zubrzycki, Police Academy in Szczytno, Poland


Keywords: terrorism, anti-terrorism, terrorism prevention, counter-terrorism, interministerial cooperation

Encroachment: a Theoretical Explanation of Organized Crime, Business and Governance

Cornelis Roelofse, University of Limpopo, South Africa


Keywords: theory, organized crime, government, business, criminotocracy

Issues Concerning the Third Energy Package in the light of the Jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Aleksander Gubrynowicz,


Keywords: Alands Vindskraft, Staat Nederlanden, energy distribution, energy production, Third Energy Package, Essent Nederland BV

The Concept of Securitization

Anna Ibek, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University, Poland


Keywords: threat message, social constructivism, extraordinary security measures, Copenhagen School, existential threat

Cyberspace as a Source of Threat to National Security. An Attempt to Conceptualize the Problem

Tomasz R. Aleksandrowicz, Pultusk Academy of Humanities, Poland


Keywords: information society, information fight, information war, cyber security, cyberspace, law of armed conflicts

Police Component Within an Integrated, International Intervention

Marek Brylonek, Military University of Technology, Poland


Keywords: police, comprehensive approach, intervention, operation, mission

Characteristics and Possibilities of Using Explosive Materials. Improvised Explosive Devices (IED)

Marzena Szczurek, Military University of Technology in Warsaw, Poland


Keywords: explosive materials, safety, improvised explosive materials

European Arrest Warrant and the Polish Constitutional Tribunal: Revision of the Constitution1

Libor Klimek, Pan European University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic


Keywords: European arrest warrant, Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States, Polish national legislation on the European arrest warrant