Service Care Solutions Ltd

Investigator (Police)

Service Care Solutions are looking for an Investigator to work on a major contract with a local Police Force, based in Huntingdon.

Main purpose of the role:

Investigate offences involving research, evidence and intelligence gathering.
Utilise designated powers to search, investigate and pursue enquiries.

Prepare and upgrade case files and process prisoners.

Attend and give evidence at court as necessary.
To provide administrative support to enable the efficient provision of service.

To contribute to achieving the Force vision, purpose and values.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the collection of all relevant documentation, information or data that will be required by the investigation to form an overall picture of the circumstances of the case including the application for and execution of search warrants.

Undertake searches of premises of arrested or detained individuals and where appropriate seize and take control of items for further investigation.

Interview suspects (alone or with colleagues) including using inferences, ensuring at all times the correct treatment of the detained individual.

Accurately gather information, working closely and communicating with all levels of the Constabulary, other Police Forces and external organisations, analysing and interpreting data and bringing any new evidence or intelligence in the enquiry to the notice of the lead investigator

Identify appropriate witnesses and obtain statements including the further arrest of a suspect when at a police station and using inferences ensuring at all times the correct treatment of the detained individual

Produce written evidence and, where necessary and appropriate deliver that evidence in court

To prepare briefing material and contribute at team briefings.

Designated Powers:


16 - Application and execution of Search Warrants

17 - Access to excluded and special procedure material

18 - Power of entry and search after arrest

19 - Power of seizure when lawfully on premises

20 - Power to access and copy seized material

21 - Power to arrest at a Police Station for other offences

22 - Power to transfer persons into custody of Investigating Officers

23 - Power to require arrested person to account for certain matters

24 - Extended powers of seizure

University qualifications will not be taken into account for this position.

If you are interested, please ring Martin Cookson on 01772 208962

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