Department of Investigation of Crimes of the Faculty of Investigators

The department carries out educational and research activities in the sphere of organization of investigation of crimes.
Collective of the Department of Crime Investigation


Office: +375-17 245-52-42
Address: 220005, Minsk, Bagration str., 85

Management of the Department

Roman Skachok, the Head of the Department of the Academy of the MIA

Head of the Department of Investigation of Crimes

Roman Skachok

lieutenant-colonel of militia
Сandidate of Juridical Sciences (PhD in Law), Associate Professor

Brief Background

In 2006 he graduated with honors from the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in 2012 – the adjunct of the scientific and pedagogical faculty of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

In 2006–2009, he served as investigator for the preliminary investigation team of the October District Department of Internal Affairs of the Gomel Region. In 2012–2016, after completing his post-doctoral studies, he works at the Academy of the MIA. He began to work at various positions at the Department of Investigation of Crimes.

He has some state and departmental awards.

Department: history and modern period

The Department for Investigation of Crimes was established by the order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus of December 16, 2005, it functions from September 1, 2006 and is based on the Faculty of Investigators of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The Department teaches a number of specialized academic disciplines: "Organization of investigation of certain types of crimes"; "Organization of Investigations of Crimes in the Sphere of Economics"; "Organization of investigation of road accidents", etc.

In order to improve the efficiency of the teaching process, great importance is attached to the improvement of the professional skills of teachers. Employees of the Department constantly improve their qualification by studying at the Republican Institute of Higher Education and internships in the Investigative Committee.

Most of the classes conducted by faculty members are practical. On them cadets learn to take correct procedural decisions, plan investigation of criminal cases, make investigative versions, conduct and procedurally fix the results of investigative actions, work with traces on the scene of incidents.

The department actively cooperates with the Investigative Committee. Practitioners are invited to conduct certain types of classes, share experience in criminal investigation, participate in examinations.For each of the disciplines taught on the full-time form of education, electronic educational and methodological complexes have been created, which include the necessary structural elements. To improve the effectiveness of teaching on each topic of the academic discipline, methodical developments have been created. During the training, the forensic polygons "Apartment", "Place of Incident", developed technical training facilities are used. awards and rewards.

Research activity

Much attention is paid to the Department of scientific research work. The Faculty takes part in the development of applied topics that have a practical focus, which improve the quality of training of highly qualified specialists, introduce the results of research into the educational process and practice of the units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Investigative Committee.

The workers of the Department takes an active part in the development of scientific programs, scientific conferences of various levels, organizes international scientific and practical conferences on the basis of the Department.

At the Department there is a scientific circle of cadets, during which the most urgent problems of the modern state of science and practice of pre-trial production are discussed.