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 across Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Constabularies.
Ensure the collection of all relevant documentation, information or data that is required by the investigation to form an overall picture of the circumstances including the preparation or upgrade of files to designated standards.
Accurately gather information, working closely and communication 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 an appropriate line manager.
Interview suspects (alone or with colleagues) including using inferences, ensuring at all times the correct treatment of the detained individual.
Carry out interviews with witnesses and victims where appropriate and obtain their statements.
Undertake searches or premises of arrested or detained individuals, and where appropriate, seize and take control of items for further investigation.
Produce written evidence and, where necessary and appropriate, deliver that evidence in court.