Head of the faculty

Oleg ROZHKO

PhD in law, associate professor
lieutenant-colonel of militia

Address: 220037, Minsk, Bagratyon str., 85, office 201.
Telephones: +375-17-245-58-42; +375-17-245-59-03 (operative unit)
Telephone/ fax: +375-17-245-80-42
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Teaching, residential and service facilities of the faculty are located in the eastern part of the city in the residential area “Slepyanka” (Bagratyon str., 85).

At the present moment training of cadets of the faculty is carried out in the following qualifications: “Legal sciences” (specialisation “Judicial, procuratorial and investigative activities»); “Forensic examination” (specialisation “Forensic and criminalistic activity”).

Training is provided by the chairs of criminal investigation and forensic examination. Lecturers with rich practical experience of work at forensic and investigative units together with the practical workers from the State forensic centre of the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Belarus, experts of the Centre for forensic examination and criminalistics of the Ministry of justice of the Republic of Belarus are working at these chairs.

Some practical exercises are held on the basis of laboratories of the State forensic centre of the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Belarus and at the forensic centre of the General directorate of law enforcement of the Minsk city executive committee. There are also criminalistic training grounds (an apartment of three rooms, a shop, a bank office, a post-office, a road-accident and car-explosion grounds).

A computer class-room of the chair of forensic examination is equipped with modern computer and professional equipment. There are general and special libraries with reading rooms at the faculty. Cadets have the access to Internet and legal reference data bases.

The graduates of the forensic examination groups are given certificates to carry out 7 types of forensic examinations: dactylographic, trace, technical-criminalistic examination of documents, handwriting, ballistic, cold arms, portrait.

Since the 31st of August 2009 a training and practical forensic examination unit has been operating on the basis of the faculty of investigators. The experts of this unit carry out the most complicated dactylographic, trace, handwriting forensic examinations and technical-criminalistic examinations of documents.

To perfect the practical skills of cadets in real-life situations every day 2 cadets from forensic examination groups render assistance to practical officers in disclosing, fixing and taking traces on the objects submitted to examination and also carry out a detailed stage of forensic examination.

Cadets from the Russian Federation also receive training at the faculty. The first ones (30 Russian cadets from Volgograd, Smolensk and Bryansk) came in 2001.

According to the agreement of 1994 between the Interior Ministry and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Belarus training of «military lawyers» at the faculty is provided to the cadets sent for studying by the Ministry of Defence

Since 2009 the faculty has been training cadets for the State Border committee.

There is an automobile teaching ground on the territory of the faculty where cadets receive practical skills of driving a car.

On the 3rd of March 2001 a Museum of criminalistics was opened at the faculty commemorating the Day of Belarusian science. The total museum area consists of two halls of about 300 square meters. The first hall shows exhibits reflecting the history of criminalistic science, criminalistic equipment and also tactics and methodology of investigating certain types of crime. A separate part of exhibition is devoted to the notorious criminal cases. It also shows photographs of the real life of inmates. The second hall exhibits collections of fire and cold arms confiscated from criminals.

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