Job Definition

  • establishing contacts and sources of information about crimes planned or committed, in order to prevent crimes or identify suspected offenders
  • obtaining and verifying evidence by examining crime and accident scenes for clues and physical evidence, interviewing witnesses and suspects and analyzing documents and computer files
  • analyzing evidence in order to solve crimes, identify criminal activity and gather information for court cases
  • establishing contacts and sources of information not readily available or apparent concerning establishments or the circumstances and behaviour of persons, usually with the aim of preventing a crime
  • making arrests
  • testifying in courts of law or reporting to superiors about circumstances and results of investigations

    Educational level

    • Semi-skilled
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