The article is devoted to the study of the tactics of inspection of the crime scene during investigation of infringements on life and health of journalists. Recommendations on the actions of the investigator at each stage of the conduct of the named investigative (search) action are offered. The expediency of using modern technical means, including cartographic services on the Internet, during the preparation for such inspection is substantiated. The author emphasizes the benefits of involving the victim in the inspection of the crime scene, if the state of health of the latter permits.
The investigator is recommended to organize the enclosing of the target territory of inspection with the help of the operational staff and to remove unauthorized persons immediately upon arrival at the place of the event and determining the boundaries of the inspection. In cases where the enclosing of a large area is difficult, it is advisable, through a surface survey, to separate the squares (cells of the accumulation of traces of the crime) and arrange a simultaneous review of such squares by the participants in the investigation team. Attention is drawn to the need to instruct the operational staff to find and interview eyewitnesses simultaneously with interrogation.
The objects that can be found within the inspection of the crime scene during investigation of infringements on life and health of journalists are listed. The peculiarities of the inspection of the corpse are considered. Author determines the negative circumstances, which can testify to the attempts of the perpetrator to conceal the crime by staging.