16th May 2022 0 By NinaWalker

Posted 2 months ago

We are currently recruiting a Police Investigation Officer PIP1 / PSD based in Preston.

Job purpose:
To manage, gather evidence and participate in investigations into allegations of both misconduct and complaints made by the public against Lancashire Constabulary employees. Ensure that any evidence obtained is recorded, secured and preserved in an appropriate manner. Ensure that investigations and enquiries are conducted in an expedient, proportionate, thorough and balanced manner with the subject to officer’s welfare at the forefront of your consideration. To interview subject officers, provide detailed reports to the Appropriate Authority, and provide support and assistance to other investigations as required by supervision.



  • To provide an investigative response to incidents and received intelligence
  • To secure, preserve and gather evidence within Investigations in order to prove or disprove information and establish facts, relating to allegations of misconduct or criminal acts by Constabulary employees or volunteers.
  • To assist in the processing of appeals, including but not limited to maintaining accurate records, liaison with complainants, formulation of response letters/reports and updating complainants.
  • To have contact with members of the public in person, on the phone and through written correspondence.  Obtain details of complaints and misconduct and where possible resolve these complaints.
  • To assist in the compilation of detailed investigation reports and case files, conducting criminal or misconduct interviews and presenting evidence to criminal courts or misconduct meetings/hearings as required.
  • To provide specialist advice, guidance and support to divisional staff in respect of allegations, complaints and investigations and deliver PSD training packages to internal and external customers as required.
  • To conduct priority and volume criminal investigations, plan and manage own workload, and retain responsibility as the officer-in-case.
  • To provide support to victims and witnesses and assess their need for further support throughout the criminal justice process.
  • To interview victims and witnesses and obtain statements in relation to priority and volume investigations.
  • To interview suspects in relation to priority and volume criminal investigations.
  • To use internal IT systems to research and maintain records regarding individuals and investigations.
  • To complete comprehensive investigation reports and case files.
  • To present evidence to CPS and at court
  • To be flexible in providing cover within the normal place of work and across the county.
  • To support, where required, the investigation of serious and complex crime.
  • To carry out any other duties which are consistent with the nature, responsibilities and grading of the post.


Apply online or contact Lucia De Felice on 07425757587 for more information.

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