Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for a Police Detective is £34,000
What Do Police Detectives Do?
A police detective is a law enforcement official who is tasked with proceeding with investigations of particularly serious crimes, which may include serious property crimes or crimes involving the injury or murder of a citizen. The detective helps gather and analyze evidence, interviews witnesses and potential suspects, and attempts to create a case that can be prosecuted by a district attorney's office.
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- Compile, examine, and secure case evidence.
- May testify in court.
- Interview suspects, witnesses and victims.