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West Surrey Investigating Officer

Job Description

Join Surrey Police as an Investigating Officer!

Surrey Police is currently seeking dedicated individuals for Investigating Officer positions within the West Surrey investigation teams. We have openings for PIP 1 investigators in either our Domestic Abuse team or our Neighbourhood Policing Investigation teams, based at Guildford Police Station.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage your own case load of PIP1 cases from reporting to trial, including tasks such as taking statements, interviewing suspects, gathering evidence, and presenting case files to the CPS.
  • Safeguard individuals, bring perpetrators to justice, and prevent further harm through thorough investigations and attention to detail.
  • Collaborate with various teams within Surrey Police and external partners to ensure investigations meet high evidential standards and comply with relevant legislation.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in investigations and conducting interviews.
  • Working knowledge of criminal law and the criminal justice system.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to empathize with different communities.
  • Proficiency in operating computer database systems or willingness to undergo training.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding of legislation such as PACE and CPIA, as well as the impact of diversity and inclusion.
  • A full and valid driving license.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Research skills, attention to detail, and innovative thinking.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference in our communities and contribute to the safety and well-being of individuals. Working hours are generally Monday to Friday office hours with flexibility.

To express your interest or for further information, please contact Lewis Ashcroft at