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Police Investigator Officer

  • Job reference: MA01
  • Location: Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a Police Staff Investigator Officer to work on a contract within the Major Crime unit with a local police force in South Devon.

Role : Police Investigator officer
Hours : 37
Working pattern : Spread across 7 day rota (Weekend pay allowance included)
Contract Length : 6 months (with the look to extend)
Rate of Pay : £15.95 p/h
Start Date : ASAP

Role :

The police staff investigators role involves investigating serious and complex crimes, dealing with victims, offenders and witnesses for Level 1 and Level 2 crimes. This may include domestic abuse, child abuse, vulnerable adult, missing, acquisitive crime, serious offences and many more.

Responsibilities :

- Interview witnesses and victims of crime, including Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) interviews with vulnerable witnesses and assist in regard to suspect interviews, taking high quality, accurate statements for inclusion into case files and undertaking assessment of the veracity of statements and the potential reliability of witnesses in Court. Perform the role of house-to-house co-ordinator as required.

- Manage the seizure and viewing of CCTV tapes, viewing material, analysing information, and recording elements in comprehensive reports of evidential and intelligence value, in order to provide expert evidence in person at court in support of investigations. NOTE : Please be aware you will be dealing with disturbing material in the form of viewing, listening to interviews and reading material with a distressing content.

- Undertake a range of investigative research through Holmes, PNC and Athena and telephony, maintaining accurate records, analysing information, and producing a range of reports, in order to support the investigation of major crime by the department.

- Support and advise the families of victims of major crime, providing information and support surrounding case progress and the judicial system, in order to ensure that families receive appropriate support and to assist investigations.

- Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and force policy, for example criminal law, PACE and CPIA and RIPA, in order to ensure major crime investigations and documentation is of the highest standard and complies with such legislation and policy.

This is a Civilian Investigator (ex-officer) role, meaning that candidates MUST have worked directly for a UK based police force in order to be considered.

If you are interested, would like further information or you have any questions please ring Mark Arthur on 01772 208962

Please Note - Due to high volumes of applications we can only respond to successful candidates