Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police

Intelligence Processor

£19719 - £21837 per annum
10 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Recruitment Team
Clearance Level
Job Type

Intelligence Processor 

Hindlip, Worcestershire 

Permanent Contract 

Full Time 

The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Thursday 24th January 2019 

Interviews will be held W/C 4th February 2019 

A strategic alliance has been formed between Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police in order to enable both forces to meet the challenge of reducing policing budgets. By working more closely together the forces will benefit from greater operational and organisational resilience, making us the fourth largest geographic police area in England and Wales. 

The main purpose of the role is to assess, evaluate, process and disseminate electronic intelligence report submissions and update relevant police systems.  

Main Responsibilities:

To risk assess, evaluate and research intelligence reports in line with threat, harm and risk according to priority, (high, medium, low) as defined by national guidance and locally agreed protocols in an accurate and timely manner. 

To assess sensitive intelligence, check risk assessments and handle dissemination and enquiries in relation to sensitive intelligence reports.  Identify intelligence that should be treated as sensitive, liaising with relevant police personnel regarding access requirements.

To ensure submitted intelligence reports add value and are accurately input in a timely manner.  Where required, provide grounds for rejecting/returning intelligence reports, supporting decision with a rationale.

To disseminate intelligence reports as necessary to relevant persons, teams, other forces and partner agencies, adhering to handling codes specified and in accordance with  handling guidance if any stated.

To submit, process and record Crime stoppers intelligence reports, including research and creation of packages where appropriate. To assist in collating statistical information concerning Crime stoppers to enable accurate feedback.  

To prioritise, assess and action all enquiries received via the IPU email inbox, including out of force and prison intelligence as required.  Check the hotline answer phone for messages and respond accordingly.

To carry out data quality assurance/integrity audits.

To work as part of a team to ensure tasks within Intelligence Processing Unit are prioritised and covered as required.

To provide support and guidance to police personal and external agencies on internal processes and procedures relating to Intelligence Processing Unit.

To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required.


Educated to ‘GCSE’ level (or equivalent) specifically in Maths and English

Experience of prioritising, analysing, researching and presenting data

Previous experience within a police intelligence environment with use of intelligence systems

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent administration skills and an eye for detail

Ability to analyse, assimilate and assess information

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Competent use of IT, particularly using Windows based packages, advanced Excel and databases

Special Conditions

Shift working 

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. 

You will be required as part of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks.  


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