Special Investigative Techniques For Human Trafficking Investigation In Ethiopia

  • Negesse Asnake Ayalew Ethiopian police university college, Ethiopia Email: bichenalaw@gmail.com
Keywords: Human Trafficking, Surveillances, Undercover Investigation, Intelligences.

Abstract

Purpose of the study: The police have the responsibility of balancing the protection of the public from harm with respecting the human right of the suspect during the prevention and investigation of crimes. However; it is difficult to strike absolute balances since it is determined based on government police is due process or crime control model especially the case of special investigation techniques, which are the covert means of investigation of serious crime and criminals based on the principles of legality, necessity, proportionality, and adequate safeguard. The purpose of this doctrinal article is to evaluate the role of special crime investigation techniques for drug trafficking in Ethiopia.

Methodology:  Data were collected through document review and interview crime investigators, who were selected purposively since they have a direct relation. This is qualitative research and descriptive design. The collected data were analyzed thematically.

Findings: The findings of this research revealed that there are some provisions of special investigation techniques in FDRE criminal justice policy, anti-human trafficking, and smuggling of migrant proclamation. However, these legal bases are not comprehensive such as the types of special investigation techniques, who conduct it, and how long the requirements to conduct these were not answered.

Application: Therefore, the house of people representative should enact all-inclusive law on special investigation techniques for human trafficking in Ethiopia. The general attorney also should create awareness to the public about it.

Novelty: Human trafficking investigation is challenging ous in Ethiopia, and nobody studied it. Therefore, this study may use as reference material for students’; the government may use it as input for policy and lawmakers.

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Published
2020-03-23
How to Cite
Ayalew, N. (2020). Special Investigative Techniques For Human Trafficking Investigation In Ethiopia. International Journal of Social Sciences and Economic Review, 2(1), 14-24. https://doi.org/10.36923/ijsser.v2i1.50
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