Author(s): Makarchuk Vitalii, Nikitenko Oleksandr, Illiashenko Oleksii, Kalatur Maksym, Motyl Ivan
Description: The purpose of the article is to examine the role of the National Police of Ukraine in ensuring the economic security of the State. The subject of the study: The subject of the study is functions and powers of the relevant agencies of the National Police of Ukraine in ensuring the economic security of the State. Methodology: Research methods are chosen based on the object, subject and purpose of the study. The study used general scientific and special methods of legal science. Among them are: historical and legal method; epistemological method; structural and functional analysis method; analytical method; the method of generalization helped to formulate general conclusions and recommendations. The Results of the Study: The results of the study showed that the level of crime, including economic crime, is currently growing in Ukraine. One of the main tasks of the National Police of Ukraine is to fight economic crime and, respectively, to ensure the economic security of the country. The functions and powers of the relevant agencies of the National Police of Ukraine in providing economic security of the State, as well as investigative jurisdiction over this category of cases were investigated. Practical Implications: It is proved that the National Police of Ukraine occupies a special place among the subjects of the economic security system of Ukraine, as it investigates most criminal offenses in such spheres as economic activity and official activity. Value/Originality: Nowadays, the work of the National Police to prevent offenses in economic sphere is not effective enough, and therefore there is an urgent need to create a single body that will take care of the fight against financial and economic crimes.