Work Nature

  • Working in partnership with communities, liaising with community groups and individuals.
  • Providing a visible presence to deter crime and reassure the community.
  • Conducting patrol duties on foot, by car and bicycle.
  • Developing community knowledge to identify individuals and locations at risk of being involved in crime.
  • Responding to calls and requests from the public to assist at incidents.
  • Keeping the peace at public meetings, social events, processions, trade disputes or strikes.
  • Diffusing potentially volatile situations with due regard for the safety of all involved.
  • Acting with sensitivity when dealing with situations such as delivering news of a sudden death to a family or when dealing with sexual crimes.
  • Conducting initial investigations, gathering evidence, taking statements and complying with relevant legal requirements.
  • Interviewing suspects, victims and witnesses in accordance with relevant legislation.
  • Conducting arrests with due regard for the human rights, security and health and safety of detained individuals, members of the public, colleagues and self.
  • Preparing crime reports and presenting case files to senior officers
  • Attending and giving evidence in court and at other hearings.
  • Completing administrative procedures.
  • Submitting internal crime reports and criminal intelligence reports.
  • Investigating and taking action on information received from members of the public.
  • Gathering, recording and analysing intelligence to achieve community safety and crime reduction objectives and providing crime prevention advice.
  • Taking direction on specific duties from senior colleagues.
  • Attending road-related incidents including collision scenes, vehicle check points and traffic offences.
  • Enforcing road traffic legislation and issuing fixed penalties for relevant offences.

Key Skills

  • Mental and Physical fitness
  • SARA model (scanning
  • analysis
  • response
  • assessment)


  • Crime Investigation Officer Police Commissioner
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  • Police Constable Police Detectives
  • Traffic Police Officer
  • IPS Officer
  • Police Officer

Career Analysis

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3 Salary
4 Level Of Preparation

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