The Investigations Command provides a flexible, shared operational capability, designed to maximise the impact of the UK's collective resources against serious and organised crime, and in specialist support of major crime. Our teams respond to a broad range of threats, many of which also remain a responsibility for police forces and other agencies as well as private industry.
Our teams also lead investigations across the Serious and Organised Crime landscape and provide a national service of specialist investigative skills and expertise to support major crime investigations conducted by police forces, such as abduction, serial sexual crime and no body murder.
The Surveillance Officer operates as part of a cohesive operational team that are able to successfully deliver proactive operations by utilising the full spectrum of tools and techniques available to covert investigation specialists. This is a challenging role requiring a flexible approach to working long and varied hours, often at short notice and operation from locations within England & Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced Q1 or Q 0.5 College of Policing Surveillance Operative with either PIP (Professionalising Investigation Programme) Investigations Skills or who hold a recognised alternative investigative qualification. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge around seizure of exhibits, continuity of evidence and Sift Seize legislation, including experience in disclosure and scheduling of material and knowledge of CPIA legislation. Post holders are also required to be experienced and competent in completing case files and liaising with prosecuting agencies/authorities.
If you want to make the UK a safer place, apply today. See the candidate information pack for more detail.
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