Criminal Investigation Department


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Criminal Investigation Department

 

in the USSR, a component of the militia. The principal task of the criminal investigation department is the enforcement of a system of measures for the prevention of crime, the investigation of crimes, and the search for criminals hiding from investigation and the courts. Official bodies of the criminal investigation department combat all types of crimes, with the exception of the waste, misappropriation, theft, or embezzlement of state and social property and several other crimes, the investigation of which is assigned to special bodies.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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