Psychological Aspects in the Assessment of the Crime Scene Statements


  • Mihail Sorbala Free International University of Moldova
  • Aliona Melentieva Free International University of Moldova (ULIM)


criminal investigation; activity of discovering crimes; assessment of crime scene statements


It is significant that the activity of discovering crimes, identification and capturing the suspects, as well as establishing by evidences their guilt, as a pretrial activity, is necessary for the prompt and firm combating of crimes as well as their prevention, representing the purpose of criminal law, but also the immediate and prospective purpose of the criminal process.

But, the assessment of statements of persons involved in the criminal process at the crime scene is difficult, both objectively and subjectively. The part of objective difficulties complicates the realization of the given activity, being determined, first of all, by gaps and contradictions allowed by lawyers during these activities. The objectives causes could be the insufficient training of the law enforcement officers, prosecutors that have to pass through themselves the knowledge of the all peculiarities of procedural-criminal law, as well as a certain degree of frequent learning, practicing of the tactical-criminological and psychological procedures for carrying out the act of assessment of crime-scene statements of the persons involved in the criminal process.

The complex research of the assessment procedure of the crime scene statements of persons involved in the criminal process has a great theoretical and practical importance and a predominant psychological connotation.

Author Biography

Aliona Melentieva, Free International University of Moldova (ULIM)

Master in psychology, university assistant, Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences








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