May 28, 2019
On May 28, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan with support of JICA Tajikistan Office conducted National level Scientific-Practical Conference on the topic of "Inspection of incident scene".
The conference was attended by Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs (MIA), Head of the Forensics Department of the MIA, Head of Academy of MIA, scientists, judges, prosecutors, investigators, and heads of investigation departments, researchers and academic expert-criminalists of law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The conference aimed at presenting and discussing the issues related to build capacity of specialists for accurate investigations and criminal examination including coordination among concerned law enforcement agencies.
The event started with the opening speech by Mr. Ikrom Umarzoda - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan. In his speech, he noted that protection of the rights, freedom of the person and citizen is one of the main tasks of the country with the necessary measures.
Mr. Hideki Tanabe, the Head of JICA Tajikistan Office, in his speech also noted that the development of each country and society starts with human resources development, and expressed hope that this event would be a good opportunity to improve knowledge and skills of law enforcement agencies.
The experts of MIA and invited specialist from the law enforcement agencies made presentations on the importance of inspection at incident scenes for investigative and operational teams and on the legal framework for the activities of the investigator during the inspection.
During the Conference, the most important aspects of the initial investigative actions, the detection and taking the traces of the crime, the use of technical means and science-based methods in the investigation of crimes based on the facts of the inspection of the scene were also highlighted.
During the presentations, it was noted that the transformations of globalization were rapidly developing and humankind faced new challenges and threats. This situation requires a completely new approach in all areas of the human society. Therefore, law enforcement organizations are obliged to conduct preliminary investigations of incident sites thoroughly, comprehensively, and scientifically only on the basis of the Constitution, the Criminal Procedure Code and other laws of the Republic of Tajikistan.
At the conclusion of the conference, the following recommendations were considered and adopted: