Last Friday, the newly appointed head of the Investigative Committee
at the RF Prosecutor General's Office Alexander Bastrykin answered? issues of special
correspondent of "Izvestia" Vladimir crosshairs.
question: Alexander , where to start to work in his new capacity?
Answer: First of all - the alignment of the committee structure and staffing -
guidelines and performing. So with training and start. To this was given
90 days. Taking into account the summer holiday period is, of course, a short time, but
September 7 this year, the committee should begin to function.
In: Prior to the appointment you have met with the president. As he formulated
you the challenges ahead?
about: The President stressed that the Investigative Committee at the Prosecutor General's Office
must address increased efficiency investigative bodies
Prosecutor's Office. Unfortunately, in some regions of the detection of particularly serious
Crime is low. If the whole of Russia, this figure reaches 80-90
percent, that is the territory where the detection rate of murders, rapes and
robberies is less than 60 percent.
Q: What is the reason?
about: decreased qualifications of investigators, including authorities
Prosecutor's Office. Came a lot of young investigators, the experience of their operation is small and
crimes are very difficult. Therefore, one of the most important tasks
Investigative Committee under the Prosecutor General's Office is to create a system
training and retraining of investigators, especially investigators
for particularly important cases. We must restore the system to improve
skills Prosecutor General's Office, which existed in his time back in
The Soviet Union, and on this basis to achieve professional development
investigation. Then it will be and detection.