Police Detectives

Police Detectives

Conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Cooperation * Persistence * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Record progress of investigation, maintain informational files on suspects, and submit reports to commanding officer or magistrate to authorize warrants. * Obtain facts or statements from complainants, witnesses, and accused persons and record interviews, using recording device. * Prepare charges or responses to charges, or information for court cases, according to formalized procedures.



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