Article name Opinion of the Youth of Higher Education Institutions on the Activities of the Police
Authors Gaidai M.K. Doctor of Sociology, Associate Professor,
Bibliographic description Gaidai M. K. Opinion of the Youth of Higher Education Institutions on the Activities of the Police // Humanitarian Vector. 2020. Vol. 15, No. 4. PP. 195–199. DOI: 10.21209/1996-7853-2020-15-4-195-199.
UDK 101.1:316
DOI 10.21209/1996-7853-2020-15-4-195-199
Article type
Annotation This article is devoted to the study of the views of students on the police activities. The article is based on a study conducted among young people studying in education organizations of higher learning in Irkutsk. The legislative recognition of public opinion as one of the main criteria for evaluating the police is noted, which gives the work additional relevance and practical significance. The author analyzes the work of modern researchers in the field of monitoring public opinion on the activities of law enforcement agencies in general and the police in particular, as well as image-making components of the image of a policeman. The study illustrates a generally positive assessment of the police activities by young students in the city of Irkutsk. One of the focal points in assessing the activities of police officers was the presence (absence) of safety and security perceptions from criminal attacks on city streets. At the same time, in assessing the work of the police, it is important to provide assistance to the population, to respond promptly to messages from citizens, to ensure public order, and to solve crimes. Youth believes that the prestige of the police service is determined by its high social significance, constant monetary compensation, and the availability of social guarantees. The factors making the service in the internal affairs bodies less prestigious among the surveyed young students included the risk to the life being associated with activities and the need to communicate with criminals in carrying out tasks assigned to the police.
Key words young students, police activity, prestige of service, law enforcement agencies
Article information
References 1. Grozin, S. Yu., Taskaev, N. N. The main problems connected with the outlining activities of the police in the media. Intelligentsia and problems of the socio-cultural modernization in today’s societies.: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference “The Baikal meeting”, devoted to the 85th anniversary of Doctor of Philosophy, professor I. I. Osinskii. Ulan-Ude: State Buryat University Press, 2018: 309–312. (In Rus.) 2. Kibak, I. A. Public opinion as an evaluation criterion of law-making. Psychopädagogik in the law enforcement agencies, no.1, pp. 103, 2015. (In Rus.) 3. Kiselev, A. K. On the police impact on public consciousness in the European Community. Administrative Law and Process, no. 6, pp. 52–54, 2012. (In Rus.) 4. Mikheev, E. A. Informational and psychological technologies of an imaging of the internal affairs agencies of Russia. Law and justice, no. 10, pp. 44–47, 2015. (In Rus.) 5. Novikov, D. O. The study of the dynamics of public opinion of Russian citizens about police. Law and justice, no. 7, pp. 57–62, 2015. (In Rus.) 6. Paranosenkov, P. M. Assessment of the activities of the internal affairs agencies of Russia during times of reform by civil society. Administrative Law and Process, no. 8, pp. 85–87, 2013. (In Rus.) 7. Perednya, D. G. Self-image and perceived image of the Russian police. Sociological research, no. 1, pp. 152–157, 2016. (In Rus.) 8. Perednya, D. G., Fatkhutdinov, R. R. Image of the internal affairs agencies as scope of social technologies. Social humanitarian knowledge, no. 2, pp. 258–265, 2015. (In Rus.) 9. Rebrii, V. A., Cherepanov, P. F. Work practices of press services of the internal affairs agencies with critical publications concerning the police in mass media. Law and justice, no. 6, pp. 124, 2016. (In Rus.) 10. Rodimushkina, O. V., Yakovlev, O. V., Chups, I. N. Peculiarities of forming of the social-evaluative judgments of police activities in mass media. Vestnik of the East Siberian Institute of the MIA of Russia, no. 1, pp. 136–148, 2018. (In Rus.) 11. Solov’eva, A. V. The role of diagnostics of the initial human potentialities in shaping the positive image of internal affairs officers. Psychopädagogik in the law enforcement agencies, no. 3, pp.78–81, 2014. (In Rus.) 12. Timko, S. A., Timko, P. V. Public opinion on the work of the internal affairs agencies (regional dimension). Psychopädagogik in the law enforcement agencies, no. 4, pp. 11–15, 2014. (In Rus.) 13. Shatzkaya, E. A., Novolodskaya, N. S. Moral-psychological basis of an imaging to the training of police officers. Training for the security agencies: current trends and educational technology: Proceedings of the 24th All-Russian Scientific and Methodological Conference. Irkutsk: FGKOU VO VSI MVD ROSSII. 2019: 223–227. (In Rus.) 14. Do Russians Trust their Police? Web. 25.02.2020. (In Engl.) 15. U. S. Public opinion of police improving: surveys. Web. 05.02.2020. https://www.
Full articleOpinion of the Youth of Higher Education Institutions on the Activities of the Police