Presentation on theme: "Republic of Serbia Ministry of Interior Criminal Police Directorate Service for Combating Organized Crime Sofia, May 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Republic of Serbia Ministry of Interior Criminal Police Directorate Service for Combating Organized Crime Sofia, May 2012
Content Historical background; development and current status of specialized police service for OC Current OC situation National response to OC
Sofia, May Historical background Absence of international police co-operation and information exchange Intensive activity of criminal groups, especially in all forms of trafficking – drugs, weapons, excise goods, human beings. Deep economic (social, moral) crisis corruption.
Sofia, May Historical background (cont.) At the beginning of 90s – formation of OCGs Independent of ethnic and ethical principles, inspired solely by motive of profit. Money Laundering Intensive criminal co-operation in the region
Sofia, May UBPOK – OC Directorate Founded in October 2001 UN Transnational Organized Crime Convention ratified with additional Protocols Implementation process with amendments of Penal Act andCriminal Proceedings Act and adoption of Act on Organization and Competencies of State Authorities in Fight Against Organized Crime
Sofia, May Beside, following auhtorities have been formed: Special Prosecution Office headed by Special Prosecutor for OC And other authorities within the Ministry of Justice. Legal amendments: In a form of new criminal offences intorduced as well new legal tools and options invaluable for fight against OC - SITs
Sofia, May 2012 Special investigative techniques and other tools: under cover agent witness collaborator and witness penitent controlled delivery electronic communication interception – audio / video recordings temporary proceeds deprivation and confiscation international co-operation in OC investigations
Sofia, May Current Structure of OC Service CRIMINAL POLICE DIRECTORATE ORGANIZED CRIME SERVICE FINANCIAL INVESTIGATION UNIT DRUGS SMUGGLING SUPPRESSION DEPT. FINANCIAL OC SUPPRESSION DEPT. CYBER CRIME DEPT. CLASSIC OC SUPPRESSION DEPT. OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, 24/7 AND SECURITY DEPT.
Legal framework Law on the Police, Law on Competencies and Organization of State Authorities in Fight against Organized Crime, Criminal Procedure Code Criminal Code Law on Crime Proceeds Confiscation, etc Immediate and close co-operation with Prosecutors Office for Organized Crime and Special Department for Organized Crime within Higher Court in Belgrade
SCOC Mission Fight against all forms of national and transnational organized crime by all available legal means and tools in close partnership with nationаl and international counterparts.
SCOC Working Methodology Tends to implement principles of intelligence-led policing and be proactive Pioneer of many new practices in policing in the field of OC fight: SITs UCA Controlled deliveries Parallel investigations JITs (ongoing process) Sofia, May 2012
Sofia, May Corruption and OC Structure of profiles charged for corruption in Directors of PCs PCs employees MoI officers / staff Health services staff Education services staff Customs staff Judiciary staff Public revenue staff Other state auth.staff Others
Sofia, May Fight againts OC – national response (cont.) Established and developed international co-operation with counterpart services in the region all appointed Liaison Officers to Serbia all international organizations relevant for area of OC (OSCE, UNODC, Council of Europe, SECI, Europol, Interpol …)
Sofia, May Service for Combating Organized Crime Office: Fax: