Editorial Policy

Editorial policy principles applies to the whole process of preparation and publishing of the Bulletin and these rules are mandatory for anyone who is attached to it, including the authors.

• Responsibility. The authors are responsible for their own research findings, facts, judgments, conclusions and recommendations. Publications accompanied by propaganda of war, violence, cruelty, terrorism, calls for the violent overthrow of the constitutional order of Ukraine, incitement of racial, ethnic and religious enmity, abusive statements that harm the honor, dignity and business reputation of individual and legal entities, public authorities and local self-government are not admissible.

• Open access to scientific publications. All articles are available to all users immediately after being published (without registering on the site) on the Internet, allowing anyone to read, download, copy, distribute, print or link to full articles, use them for indexing, transfer them as data to the Software or use them for any other legitimate purpose without financial, legal or technical restriction, except to grant authors the right to control the integrity of their works and the right to refer and citation.

• Tolerance, impartiality and non-discrimination. The editorial recognizes, respects and appreciates the diversity of sciences, areas of research interests, scientific views and ideas, research principles and methods. Any discrimination against authors on the basis of gender, ethnicity, nationality, language, political and religious views, social or property status, as well as belonging to certain scientific schools or institutions is inadmissible.

• Conflict of interests. The editorial does not satisfy any and all political, ethical, religious or financial interests, except for the policy of the government, represented by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the National Police of Ukraine in the field of crime prevention, law-enforcement and human resources in these areas.

• Copyright and plagiarism claims. The authors and the editorial should ensure the high quality of scientific research at all stages of their implementation – from the idea to the publication of the results. Authors should respect and abide by the rules of copyright law, refer to sources of information in case of borrowing ideas, statements, scientific research results, etc.; authors are obliged to be aware of the possibility of liability for scientific work with a known low quality, for illegal borrowing (plagiarism) – the use of scientific results of others without their permission and without references to the relevant sources, as well as for other copyright infringements. When quoting the Bulletin materials, a link to the Bulletin is required. Reproduction and reprinting of materials are only possible with the permission of the editorial board.

• Confidentiality. The Bulletin editorial guarantees the confidentiality of the process of interaction with authors, in particular it does not publish the negative conclusions of the reviewers on scientific articles and the results of their verification for the authenticity and originality of the text (anti-plagiarism).