Digital Media Investigator
Post Title: Digital Media Investigator
Type of contract: Substantive
Rank/Grade: Detective Constable
Directorate/Department: Crime Investigation
Vetting level required: (if unclear, please speak to the HR Services Team):
Location: 21 New Street
Salary: National pay scale
Description of CoLP (if external advert):
The square mile is the world’s leading international financial and business centre, a global powerhouse at the heart of the UK’s economy. It is home to one of the richest and most diverse concentrations of arts and festivals in the UK. Some of the world’s most famous historic buildings, bridges and monuments are here, and upwards of 18.8 million visitors flock to the City each year.
In turn the challenges of policing the City are unlike those facing any other police force. Each night 11,000 residents call the City their home. By contrast, each day over 483,000 people from an estimated 189 different cultures and nationalities come to work in the City. There are around 24,000 businesses, and 850 licensed premises.
Description of Department:
The small team of 3 currently forms part of the Cyber Crime Unit and provides expertise in the successful exploitation of digital opportunities in the investigation of crime and other serious incidents, such as vulnerable missing persons.
Purpose of the Role:
The Digital Media Investigator supports major crime, incidents, operations or any investigation that requires specialist digital investigative assistance. They provide assistance and advice in support of live incidents, investigations, gathering intelligence and conducting proactive/reactive investigations where digital technology and data acquisition opportunities exist.
Essential Criteria – including the behaviours that will be tested at application/interview:
All roles are expected to know, understand and act within the ethics and values of the Police Service.
The Competency and Values Framework (CVF) has six competencies that are clustered into three groups. Under each competency are three levels that show what behaviours will look like in practice.
Resolute, compassionate and committed
We are emotionally aware: CVF Level 1
We take ownership: CVF Level 1
Inclusive, enabling and visionary leadership
We are collaborative: CVF Level 1
We deliver, support and inspire: CVF Level 1
Intelligent, creative and informed policing
We analyse critically: CVF Level 1
We are innovative and open-minded: CVF Level 2
The successful candidate will be vetted to SC/MV level or be required to undergo and achieve this level of clearance.
Types of Qualification(s) needed:
Have knowledge and understanding of the Law & Procedure in connection with the following key business areas:
Key legislative knowledge of:
Strong understanding of processes including:
Desirable Criteria (If applicable):
Skilled in using specialised software related to digital media investigations to extract, analyse and report on data.
Experience working on a Major Investigation Team/Serious Organised Crime Investigation Team or local Criminal Investigation Team, and Major Incident Room.
Qualified College of Policing Digital Media Investigator
Experience of conducting Internet Intelligence Investigation.
PIP 2 qualified detective or working towards it.
The application and interview will be tested under Level 1 of the College of Policing Competency and Values Framework.
Applicants who fail to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.
If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact DS Mike O’Sullivan (Michael.o’email@example.com ) on 020 7601 8140 or DC Jon Cornish (firstname.lastname@example.org )on 0207 601 2502
The closing date for applications is 19th August 2020.
The successful candidate will be expected to remain in post for a minimum of two years.
This vacancy is open only to those who have the right to work in the UK.
The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.
The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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