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Volume 108, 2021IX Baltic Legal Forum “Law and Order in the Third Millennium” 2020
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Criminological Innovations in Crime Prevention|
|Published online||31 May 2021|
Law Enforcement Activities of the Criminal Executive Special Forces Associated with the Use of Coercive Measures
Academy of Law and Management of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (Academy of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia), Department of Management and Organization of the Penitentiary System (UIS), Ryazan, Russia
2 Academy of Law and Management of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (Academy of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia), Department of Administrative and Financial Law, Ryazan, Russia
3 Academy of Law and Management of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (Academy of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia), Department of Penal Law, Ryazan, Russia
* Corresponding author: Minrs@yandex.ru
Research prerequisites: Insufficient scientific knowledge of this issue dictates the advisability of considering and studying this topic. For the first time, the article highlights the legal aspects associated with the use of methods of struggle, special means, and military weapons by employees of special-purpose units of the criminal-executive (penitentiary) system of Russia. The paper states that only for the commission of criminal offences, it is possible to use military weapons by special forces units of the Federal Penitentiary Service and special escorting divisions of the criminalexecutive system of the Russian Federation. Purpose of the research: to investigate the law enforcement activities of the penitentiary special forces associated with the use of coercive measures including for criminal offences. Methods: when considering the essence of coercive measures in the law enforcement activities of special-purpose units, the article used the dialectical method. To formulate the conditions for the correct (legal) use of weapons in law enforcement directly by employees of special-purpose units of the Russian penitentiary system, systematized methods were used. The empirical method was used when interviewing special forces officers in the investigated activities. Results and novelty: the scientific result of this article is the first formulated many components aimed at improving the measures of coercion. In particular, the grounds for the correct use of methods of struggle, special means, and military weapons are proposed. The article identifies situations (circumstances) associated with a real threat to the life and health of a special-purpose employee. The negative and positive aspects associated with the use of coercive measures are emphasized.
Key words: law enforcement / special equipment / military weapons / special forces officers of the criminal-executive system
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