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Presentation of all kinds of identity documents

Category
Training Material
Subject
Border security and management

Description

Material for 1,5-hour lesson, part of the Advanced Border Documents Course, developed by the Kosovo Police Service School

Summary

Documents like personal identity cards and special papers (with securities features) are omnipresent and have a significant importance in our life.

The investigation of documents is a very important part at the border-control as well as in the modern forensic science. First of all it concerns the discovery of the identity by travel documents and personal identity-papers. All persons, which are confronted with identity documents, must be aware, that a cover up of the genuine identity stays mostly in connection with a serious crime.

A further aspect of document forgery is to obtain benefits with forged documents (for example driver license).
 

The goals of this lesson are:

  • To inform and train the participants about all kind of different identity documents
  • To inform and train the participants about the definition of “Forgery Documents”
  • To inform and remind the participants about the punishment and sentence of “Forgery of Documents”; according to the provisional criminal code of Kosovo

At the end of the lesson the participants will be able to:

1. Know all different kinds of identity and legitimation documents, such as:

  • Passports
  • Identity cards
  • Visas
  • Travel documents
  • Driver license
  • Vehicle registration documents
  • Resident cards

2. Know the different kinds of denominations of criminal acts regarding documents, such as:

  • Misused documents
  • Totally faked documents
  • Fantasy documents
  • Partial faked documents (inside forgery)
  • Blank forgery
  • Obtain forgery

3. Know the punishment and sentence of “Forgery of Documents”; according to the provisional criminal code of Kosovo. Regulated in:

  • Article 332: FALSIFYING DOCUMENTS
  • Article 333: SPECIAL CASES OF FALSIFYING DOCUMENTS

Information

Added on
23 Jun 2006
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Cadets
Region
Serbia, OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Keywords
border control, document checking, forgery, identification, vehicle identification numbers
Rights
OSCE