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Detective Job Description


Job Title: Detective


Job Type: Full-time, Part-time


Job Location: [Insert location]


Job Summary:


We are seeking a skilled and experienced Detective to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for investigating crimes, analyzing evidence, and apprehending suspects. They will work closely with other law enforcement officials, such as police officers and prosecutors, to bring criminals to justice. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.


Duties and Responsibilities:


• Conduct investigations into crimes such as robbery, homicide, and theft.

• Interview witnesses, victims, and suspects to gather evidence and information.

• Analyze crime scenes and physical evidence to develop leads and clues.

• Work closely with other law enforcement officials, including police officers and prosecutors, to build strong cases against suspects.

• Testify in court as a witness to present evidence.

• Use advanced technology, such as DNA analysis and computer forensics, to aid in investigations.

• Develop and maintain confidential informants to gather intelligence on criminal activity.

• Collaborate with other agencies, such as the FBI and DEA, to investigate crimes that cross jurisdictional boundaries.

• Train and mentor new detectives and law enforcement personnel.

• Participate in community outreach programs to educate the public about crime prevention and safety.




• High school diploma or equivalent; bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field preferred.

• Minimum of 3 years of experience in law enforcement or investigative work.

• Knowledge of criminal law and procedures, as well as investigative techniques.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to work independently and take initiative.

• Willingness to work irregular hours and be on call.

• Valid driver's license.

• Must be able to pass a background investigation and drug test.


Physical Requirements:


• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

• Ability to stand for long periods of time.

• Ability to climb stairs and ladders.

• Ability to bend, stoop, and kneel.

• Good eyesight and hearing.




The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.




We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.