INVESTIGATOR POLICE DEPARTMENT
Under direction, investigates complaints relating to the Police
Department and prepares recommendations to superiors
concerning actions to be taken to alleviate such complaints and/or
conducts background investigations of prospective employees;
does other related duties.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Has responsibility for taking and investigating complaints
related to the Police Department.
Conducts background investigations of applicants for positions
with the jurisdiction.
Investigates occurrences of problems in various community areas.
Investigates reports of internal problems within the Police Department
Responds to requests from other law enforcement agencies for
information and assistance.
Represents the Police Department at community meetings
Prepares reports of a confidential nature concerning findings and
Maintains essential records and files.
Two (2) years of experience in conducting field investigations.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
in New Jersey only if operations of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of procedures and techniques used to conduct
Knowledge of investigative methods and techniques.
Knowledge of the methods used to collects and analyze data.
Ability to interpret laws, rules and regulations and apply them
to specific situations.
Ability to review and evaluate complaints.
Ability to review and evaluate investigative reports.
Ability to provide guidance and instruction to staff and
Ability to conduct investigations.
Ability to prepare reports and correspondence.
Ability to maintain records, reports, and files.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate
in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job after reasonable
accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the
accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the
employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.