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Investigation Officer - Police

Burnley, Lancashire
£15.77 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Red Snapper Recruitment are currently looking for former/retired Police Officers to work on full-time, long-term contracts as Investigation Officers.The roles will be based with a local Police Force in Blackburn or Burnley, Lancashire.

Job purpose:

To manage and participate in a wide range of evidence-gathering and crime-investigation duties for Serious and Complex crime and to ensure that any evidence obtained is recorded, secured and preserved in a timely and appropriate manner. To interview suspects and provide support and assistance to other investigations as required by supervision.


  • To provide an investigative response to incidents and received intelligence
  • To secure, preserve and gather evidence within Investigations in order to prove or disprove information and establish facts.
  • To conduct serious and complex criminal investigations, plan and manage own workload, and retain responsibility as the officer-in-case.
  • To provide support to victims and witnesses and assess their need for further support throughout the criminal justice process.
  • To interview victims and witnesses and obtain statements in relation to serious and complex investigations.
  • To interview suspects in relation to serious and complex criminal investigations.
  • To use internal IT systems to research and maintain records regarding individuals and investigations.
  • To complete comprehensive investigation reports and case files.
  • To present evidence to CPS.
  • To be flexible in providing cover within the normal place of work and across the county.
  • To support, where required, the investigation of priority and volume crime
  • To demonstrate a strong commitment to delivering a high standard of service with an emphasis on quality at all times


  • Experience of conducting successful Volume and Priorty Crime crime investigations, both pro active and reactive

  • Experience of gathering critical evidence by interviewing victims, significant witnesses and suspects.

  • Experience of investigating crime

  • Experience and knowledge of the Criminal Justice System relating to the PACE Act, including searching premises, handling exhibits, interviewing suspects, and CPIA 1996, relating to disclosure

  • Experience of maintaining & interrogating computerised systems and manual filing systems

  • Qualified to PIP Level 1 Interview training

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  • Job Reference: 707317086-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Red Snapper Group
    Red Snapper Group
  • Location: Burnley, Lancashire
  • Salary: £15.77 Per Hour
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent