The Origin, Development and Current State of Crime in the Slovak Republic
Mgr. Štefan Zeman

The article deals with the formation of organized crime in the Slovak Republic. The article analyzes the objective and subjective reasons for its creation, discusses the stabilization period, and the current state of organized crime in Slovakia, taking into account of recent qualitative and quantitative indicators.
There are also interesting statistics attached to this article. The respective statistics may facilitate the orientation in this issue, however in the conditions of the Slovak Republic there is still no research of organized crime relevant enough. This fact is aggravated by inaccessibility of specific statistic information on this form of criminality in the Slovak Republic.
Keywords: organized crime, organized crime group, criminal groups, latency, profit.