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Job information
Organisation West Mercia & Warwickshire Police
Location Rugby / Nuneaton / Leamington, Warwickshire.
Hours Full Time - 37 hours a week.
Term/duration Fixed Term Contract (18 months)
Closing date 12 pm on 5 June 2018

Job details

The main purpose of the role is to prevent and detect crime, to investigate criminal activity, to actively participate in a wide range of evidence gathering and criminal investigation tasks involving victims, witnesses, technical sources and suspects.

The post holder will be required to lawfully exercise with professional judgement the 'designated powers' of an investigator as determined by the Police Reform Act 2002, and as authorised by the Chief Constables of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police. Those powers are: to make PACE Section 8 search warrant applications; to access excluded and special procedure material; to enter and search after arrest; a general power of seizure of evidence; access and copying evidence in the case of things seized by constables; to arrest a suspect at a police station for further offences; to accept the transfer of prisoners for the purposes of interview; power to require an arrested person to account for certain matters; and some extended powers of seizure. With the exception of warrant applications these powers are only exercisable within the policing areas of Warwickshire and West Mercia


Work Locations

May be required on ad hoc basis to work from different geographic locations to support the investigation.


Must be prepared to deal with occasional distressing scenes or material.

For more information contact

If you want to find out more, please contact Caroline Wadley on 01432 383781 or email

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.