The average salary for a Police Investigator in United Kingdom is £27,238.
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£24k - £34k
£24k - £34k
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Job Description for Police Investigator
Police investigators - also called detectives in many jurisdictions - are law enforcement professionals who typically gather and analyze evidence in felony cases. In situations where the perpetrator is unknown, the investigator works to identify and narrow down likely suspects. Because of the serious nature of many of the crimes that a police investigator handles, he or she often tries to recover sufficient evidence to help a prosecutor to secure a verdict in court. In many larger police departm…Read more
Police Investigator Tasks
- Perform basic crime scene assessment.
- Testify in court.
- Investigate criminal cases, including interviewing witnesses and suspects.
- Collect and analyze evidence, including prints and photographs.
- Prepare and file documents, reports, and forms.
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