Thievery by abuse of official authorities: about reducing corruption risks in emergency bodies

Authors

  • Elena Yu. Pasovets State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0705-9155
  • Dmitriy A. Demchenko State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33408/2519-237X.2020.4-1.106

Keywords:

corruption, corruption risks, thievery, abuse of authority, corruption crimes

Abstract

The paper discusses the theoretical and legal aspects of combating corruption emergency bodies taking into account the analysis of current legislation and the modern development of scientific knowledge in this field in different world countries. The attention is paid to such a corruption crime as theft by abuse of power in the context of identifying possible corruption risks in the performance of official activities and their prevention. The objective necessity for the development of scientific and methodological recommendations to reduce corruption risks in order to prevent thievery by abuse of authority is indicated. For this purpose, it is proposed to identify the category of potential subjects of theft by abuse of official authority, to identify areas of activity of the emergency bodies vulnerable to corruption, to study investigative and prosecutorial practice in the field of crime qualification «thievery by abuse of official authority», and, as a result, to form effective preventive proposals in this segment activities.

Author Biographies

Elena Yu. Pasovets, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25

Chair of Organization of Service, Supervision and Law Support, Associate Professor; PhD in Juridical Sciences, Associate Professor

Dmitriy A. Demchenko, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25

Administration Training Faculty, Master Student

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Published

2020-02-20

How to Cite

Pasovets Е. and Demchenko Д. (2020) “Thievery by abuse of official authorities: about reducing corruption risks in emergency bodies”, Journal of Civil Protection, 4(1), pp. 106–114. doi: 10.33408/2519-237X.2020.4-1.106.